Today, , sent an open letter to our valued Enterprise customers to set the record straight about the hype from media and competitors. John reassures our enterprise customers that BlackBerry is here to stay, and that the investments customers have made in BlackBerry infrastructure and solutions are secure. During this restructuring period our team is […]
Its come to light in recent days that there have been more than one financial investor in BlackBerry. After the deal with Fairfax fell through the plans changed and BlackBerry is no longer going private. Fairfax is still involved, dumping quite a bit of money in, but a few other companies joined in and added […]
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has sent his letter of departure to the employees of the company, and says that he is still”BlackBerry’s biggest fan. Please know that I will be cheering from the sidelines.” Check out the full letter after the jump Dear BlackBerry Team Members, I am writing to share some important news with […]
A whirlwind of news today about BlackBerry. Some surprising and some not. BlackBerry is still going forward with making smartphones. This is admirable considering their manufacturer is bailing on them, sales have been down and they are laying off people left and right. Newly appointed interim CEO John S.Chen has a lot on his plate […]
Wow what a morning thus far for BlackBerry! CEO Thorsten Heins has been kicked to the curb and Mr. John S. Chen has taken the reigns of BlackBerry’s new interim CEO & Executive Chairman. This move comes as BlackBerry Receives Investment of U.S. $1 Billion from Fairfax Financial and Other Institutional Investors. Below you can […]
Sell… and then gimme some! Thorsten Heins will end up landing a huge fortune if BlackBerry manages to sell. Actually, the combined amount is if BlackBerry sells AND he is terminated. If he is just terminated he only (ha) gets $22 Million. The amount itself isn’t unusually high as CEOs tend to land hefty pay […]
This past weekend marked the beginning of the formula 1 season with the Australian Grand Prix. This of course also marked the first race where BlackBerry and Mercedes have been partners. There were quite a few BlackBerry folks in attendance (including CEO Thorsten Heins) to take in the first race, and to show their support […]
BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins is currently taking part in the BlackBerry Z10 launch in Australia. While in Australia Heins had some select words for some competitors in the mobile phone arena… Heins said “Apple did a fantastic job in bringing touch devices to market… They did a fantastic job with the user interface, they are […]
There has been a lot of speculation regarding the sales of BlackBerry 10 devices around the world. We have heard that sales have been the best ever in some cases, while some analysts continue to downplay any perceived success the new platform may be having. So the question then stands at what BlackBerry themselves think […]
With the BlackBerry 10 launch, fan parties and interviews, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins spent sometime this morning on the Today Show. As we all know the Today Show is in NYC so it makes sense Thor was there and so was #TeamBlackBerry! Taking on the Today Show Heins covered BlackBerry 10, new devices and the […]
This isn’t the first time we’ve spotted RIM CEO at an NBA game. This time we see the big NBA fan at the Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder game. While we didn’t catch any sight of his BB10 phone its nice to see the CEO enjoying his time at the game
As he should be. Mr.Heins did an interview with CNBC about the upcoming platform and had a few things to say. The interview was actually done after the report on RIM’s positive quarterly earnings. “[RIM has] 79 million BlackBerry subscribers on BlackBerry OS devices and that service revenue is not going to go away,” Heins […]
While this may not seem as exciting or relevant news to many of you, but the announcement that Deutsche Telecom CEO Rene Obermann will be stepping down could affect some of us. Mainly we will have to keep an eye on what becomes of T-Mobile USA, and their current merger negotiations with MetroPCS.
CNET had the chance to sit down for a little Q&A with Research In Motion’s CEO, Thorsten Heins on BlackBerry 10. CNET asked some great questions on BlackBerry 10, my favorite question was: How are you going to leverage BlackBerry 10 apart from smartphones, then? Is it with QNX? Are we going to see another […]
Earlier this week the New York Times wrote an article that takes a few hits at BlackBerry and its image in the mobile market by BOLDly calling it the “BlackBerry as Black Sheep in Smartphones” (Business Day, Oct. 16) Well RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has commented on the article to get things straight, Hit the jump […]
The Economic Times had a chance to sit down with Research In Motion’s CEO Thorsten Heins for a 15 question interview. The 15 question interview was on everything BlackBerry from the current state of Research In Motion to BlackBerry 10. Hit the break to check out the interview.
Deutsche Telekom (OTCQX: DTEGY), one of Europe’s leading telecommunications and information technology service companies and the parent company of T-Mobile USA, today announced that John Legere, a 32-year veteran of the U.S. and global telecommunications and technology industries, has been named Chief Executive Officer of its T-Mobile business unit, effective September 22. He succeeds Jim […]
Today being the official iPhone launch day it seems that many were on edge about just what Apple would reveal as the new iPhone 5, as a hardcore Blackberry user and believer in my opinion, the iPhone has come up short, simply. Being the clear winner when it comes to device choice now is slowly being edge […]
RIM has long been rumored to be looking at the possibility of Licensing BlackBerry 10 to different manufactures(Samsung, Sony, HTC). Thea always denied such rumors until a recent interview from The Telegraph. The Telegraph sat down with Research In Motion’s CEO Thorsten Heins. During the interview, Heins offered more insight into the possibilities of licensing […]
Just yesterday we let you know that the Globe & Mail had chosen 10 question to ask RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins, Well the answer are in and we think you will like them! After much consideration and contemplation there were 10 questions that came above all. Hit the break to see the Q&A.