Alec Saunders talks about his new role as VP of QNX Cloud

Just recently BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen, announced that Alec Saunders would be taking on a new role as the Vice President of the new QNX Cloud division. Alec Saunders has finally taken to his blog to talk more about his new position in the company. You can check out what he had to say below. […]

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BlackBerry Announces Plans to Divest Canadian Real Estate Holdings

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 21, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that it intends to divest the majority of its real estate holdings in Canada. In partnership with CBRE Limited, BlackBerry intends to strategically divest the majority of its commercial real estate portfolio through a combination of sale-leaseback […]

BlackBerry said make up 98% of new Pentagon Mobile Management System

This is huge news for BlackBerry! According to a press release that was issued last week noted “the Program supports 80,000 BlackBerry phones.” That 80,000 BlackBerry devices will make up a total of 98% of the total devices used by the DoD!!! With that being said we are talking about the government, so I would […]

BlackBerry Announces Completion of Acquisition of Additional U.S. $250 Million Debentures by Fairfax

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 16, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the completion of the purchase by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, of an additional U.S. $250 million principal amount of 6% unsecured subordinated convertible debentures of BlackBerry (the “Debentures”). The additional Debentures were purchased pursuant […]

No More Waiting For a New Phone – Sprint Allows Eligible Customers to Upgrade Their Phone Anytime with Sprint Easy Pay

Sprint customers can upgrade their phone immediately by using Sprint Easy Pay OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Jan.15, 2014 – Go ahead, Sprint customers – ask today for that shiny, just-launched, perfect-for-you phone you’ve been drooling over – and you’ll receive it –today. Sprint customers don’t have to be patient anymore when it comes to phone upgrades; on […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Selected by DATEV

DATEV rolls out more than 1,000 BlackBerry 10 smartphones DUSSELDORF, GERMANY and WATERLOO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Jan. 16, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that DATEV, a software company and leading IT service provider in Europe for tax advisors, auditors and lawyers, has selected BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) […]

Enterprises in India Move to BlackBerry 10

NEW DELHI, INDIA and WATERLOO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Jan. 15, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the growing adoption of BlackBerry(R) 10 and BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) by Indian enterprises across a range of sectors. BlackBerry has a strong market position in India where the Company has seen […]

Eric Johnson Now President of Global Sales for BlackBerry

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 13, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Eric Johnson will join the Company as President, Global Sales reporting to BlackBerry’s Executive Chair and CEO, John Chen. “I am pleased to round out BlackBerry’s new executive leadership team with another outstanding addition today. I […]

T-Mobile Delivers Contract Freedom for Families By Paying Off Early Termination Fees

T-Mobile Delivers Contract Freedom for Families By Paying Off Early Termination Fees Company marks 1st anniversary of Un-carrier revolution by offering to reimburse entire amount of customers’ early termination fees when they switch from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon LAS VEGAS – Jan. 8, 2014 – One year ago at International CES, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: […]

Fairfax to Purchase Additional Convertible Debentures

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 8, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, announced today that Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited has agreed to purchase, through its subsidiaries, an additional $250,000,000 principal amount of 6% unsecured subordinated convertible debentures of BlackBerry (the “Debentures”). The additional Debentures will be purchased pursuant to the exercise […]

Next 18 Months Focused on Enterprise Business.

There has been quite a bit of discussion surrounding exactly what BlackBerry will be doing in the future.  Today at CES, John Chen shed a little bit of light on what the plan for the Waterloo company will be.   The next 18 months will be focused specifically on the Enterprise portion of BlackBerry’s business.  John […]

QNX and Qualcomm Announce First In-car Infotainment System Powered by Snapdragon Automotive Solutions

Companies demonstrate powerful in-vehicle graphics, video, and wireless capabilities at 2014 CES LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwired – January 07, 2014) – 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES (NORTH HALL – BOOTH 536) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., today […]

HERE and QNX Join Forces to Bring HERE Auto into the Car

QNX Software Systems to demonstrate HERE Auto embedded navigation at 2014 CES LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwired – January 07, 2014) – 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES (NORTH HALL-BOOTH 536) – QNX Software Systems, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, and HERE, a Nokia business, today announced a new technology partnership with the goal of enabling […]

BlackBerry Makes New Investment in Security Innovation Center in the Washington, D.C. Area

Las Vegas – BlackBerry, in attendance at CES Government (CESG), communicated its intention to invest in a new security innovation center in the Washington, D.C. area. Building on BlackBerry’s technical experience and leadership in mobile security, the new Center will serve as a hub for collaboration with key government customers and other expert partners. CESG […]

BlackBerry Appoints Leadership for Devices Business

Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry® Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY; TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Ron Louks will join the Company as President, Devices and Emerging Solutions reporting to BlackBerry’s Executive Chair and CEO, John Chen. “I am pleased to add another outstanding addition to BlackBerry’s executive leadership team with the announcement of Ron […]

Executive Statement from T-Mobile on AT&T’s offer to T-Mobile Customers

Okay, this is just too funny in my opinion. CEO of T-Mobile USA, John Legere has released the below statement following AT&T’s announcement this morning. Check out the statement below and let us know what your thoughts are in the comments! This is a desperate move by AT&T on the heels of what must have […]

AT&T Offers T-Mobile Customers up to $450 Per Line to Switch

Customers Ring in New Year with a Superior Network Experience and a Brand New Smartphone Starting today, AT&T* is offering T-Mobile customers the opportunity to upgrade their mobile lifestyle with value of up to $450 per line when they switch to AT&T and trade in an eligible smartphone. In addition to a larger and more reliable 4G LTE […]

Happy New Year from @NerdBerry!

We want to wish you a safe and prosperous New Year! We also wanted to wish you good luck with all of the New Year resolutions that are now in front of many of us. We look forward to an amazing 2014!

The @NerdBerry Holiday Photo Contest Winners Announced!!!

We wanted to take some time and thank everyone that entered our Holiday Photo Contest from NerdBerry for a chance to win a BlackBerry Z30 & more!! We also wanted to thank you for your understanding of our technical glitch we had with our email system. Since this time of year is about family I […]

Merry Christmas from the @NerdBerry Team!

Christmas is finally upon us!! We here at NerdBerry wanted to take a minute to wish each and everyone of you a Very BERRY Christmas! If you are staying at home or traveling to grandma’s house remember to keep your BlackBerry close and your family closer! Be sure to track Santa (thanks to NORAD) here: […]