Jeff Ait joins BlackBerry as VP and Head of US Public Sector

Jeff Ait formally Director Public Sector – Americas at Good Technology, has just join #Team BlackBerry as the Vice President and Head of US Public Sector! Mr. Ait’s duties  include overseeing the Federal as well as State and Local Government and Education business. Ait brings extensive experience in the government sector to BlackBerry and will […]

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Alleged Vulnerability found on BlackBerry thanks to OMA-DM Exploit??

Over the years we have seen many devices get rooted and ‘hack’ hell I have rooted my own devices just for fun! News is now coming out the during last weeks BlackHat 2014 conference held in Las Vegas that iOS, Android and even BlackBerry devices are vulnerable to “the mechanisms used to update smartphone operating […]

BlackBerry partners with TRA on app development in the UAE

UAE, Dubai – BlackBerry Limited, (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that it is collaborating with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) to support the mGovernment initiative outlined and defined by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. BlackBerry is […]

Sprint names Marcelo Claure as new CEO

Sprint has just named Marcelo Claure as the new President and CEO. Claure is a current board member and head of wireless distributor Brightstar. We would also like to note that it appears the Sprint is retracting their bid for T-Mobile this according to the Wall Street Journal. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 06, 2014 […]

BlackBerry Further Expands Unparalleled Security Credentials with New Government Approval for Multi-Platform Management

Secure Work Space for iOS and Android receives Security Technical Implementation Guide approval for the U.S. Department of Defense WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 6, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Secure Work Space for iOS(R) and Android(TM), a multi-platform containerization solution managed through BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 […]

BlackBerry Reinforces Mobile Security Leadership with Acquisition of Secusmart

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 29, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, has entered into an agreement to acquire Secusmart GmbH, a leader in high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises and telecommunications service providers in Germany and internationally. The transaction is subject to the satisfaction […]

President Obama to get a custom BlackBerry Passport?!?!

I was going through my emails and to my delight I came across an email with this image attached. As you will see in the image below it is a BlackBerry Passport with the Presidential Seal right below the BlackBerry logo. Now we all know how much President Obama loves his BlackBerry, but as far […]

WIND My Account app now available for BlackBerry, iOS and Android

WIND My Account allows for increased user freedom and enhanced self-service options TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 22, 2014) – Today, WIND Mobile launched a new mobile app aimed at helping customers keep complete control over their wireless account. The app, WIND My Account, is available across all major platforms including Apple, Android, BlackBerry and Windows, […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Now Available as a Hosted Service

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 23, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced that BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) will now be available as a hosted service through third-party partners worldwide. BES10 Hosted provides the benefits of trusted BlackBerry enterprise mobility management (EMM) and advanced security capabilities with the convenience […]

Colombia’s International Organization for Migration Upgrades to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Bogota, Colombia – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that the Colombian office of the International Organization for Migration (OIM), an international migration affairs group, has selected BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) as its mobile enterprise mobility platform of choice. OIM Colombia, with global headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, is […]

BlackBerry Appoints Marty Beard as COO

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 21, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced that it has named Marty Beard as Chief Operating Officer. As the new COO, Marty is responsible for cross-functional organizations, including Marketing, BlackBerry 10 Application Development, Customer Care and Quality. Marty is also responsible for instituting best […]

QNX Releases New Version of IEC 62304-Compliant OS for Medical Devices

  Helps manufacturers reduce cost and effort of developing devices that require regulatory approval from agencies such as the FDA, MDD, and MHRA. OTTAWA, July 15, 2014 — Building on its proven history of providing highly reliable software platforms for safety-critical environments, QNX Software Systems Limited, a subsidiary of BlackBerry, today announced a new release […]

G4S Argentina Chooses BES 10 Security Enterprise Mobility Management

More and more companies are getting on board with the highest of security deployment systems, BlackBerry Enterprise Service Solutions as their Mobility Enterprise Management. And now G4S Argentina, a global leader in the security industry, has been added to the list hit the jump for the full press rele2014t Security Leader G4S Argentina Selects BES10 […]

Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A. upgrades to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Barranquilla, Colombia – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Grupo Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A., a leading supplier of basic and intermediate chemicals for the agricultural and industrial sectors in Colombia, has upgraded its mobility platform to BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10). Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos was previously using […]

Scoreloop to shutdown on Dec 1st, 2014

Way back in June of 2011 BlackBerry acquired Scoreloop, now they are sending out notifications that on December 1st 2014 Scoreloop will shutdown. “Scoreloop provides everything you need to add social elements to any game. From developers to brands, operators and OEMs, Scoreloop’s social gaming ecosystem and SDK creates instant communities and connections, and new […]

Bharucha & Partners Upgrades its Smartphones and Management Solution to BlackBerry 10

New Delhi, India – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced that Bharucha & Partners, one of India’s leading full service law firms, has upgraded its mobile fleet to BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform to BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10), to manage its mobile infrastructure and protect corporate data. All lawyers […]

BlackBerry Wins Three Prestigious Red Dot Awards for Product Design

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 7, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, earned three acclaimed Red Dot Awards for the high design quality of its BlackBerry(R) Q10, BlackBerry(R) Q5 and BlackBerry(R) Z30 smartphones. This year, the Red Dot Award’s international, 40-member expert panel evaluated 4,815 entries from 53 countries. Winners were […]

Happy 4th of July from the NerdBerry Team!

As we celebrate our Independence day, we wanted take a minute to wish everyone a very Happy 4th of July from the Nerds! Remember to have lots and lots of fun and be safe as we celebrate the 4th of July. Also keep the flag flying high today!! Let us know what the 4th of […]

Top UK law firms choose BlackBerry 10

    London, UK – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced strong growth in the legal sector, following a number of recent BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) deployments among leading law and accountancy firms. Seventy-four per cent of the UK’s top 31 law firms, including several of […]

Happy Canada Day from @NerdBerry

Nerdberry wanted to take a few minutes today and wish a very happy Canada Day to all of our Canadian friends that are oot and oboot (out and about) celebrating today. Especially two of our editors B-ren and Nerdberry_Kim.  Now everyone can return to the celebration and have a Molson for me.