BlackBerry is not turning their back on the consumer

Many of you have started second guessing yourselves where BlackBerry is concerned this is in part due to the possibility the BlackBerry would be dropping the consumer market all together, this is not the case. in a recent sit down interview with Fast Company, BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen stated: “[This] doesn’t mean we are turning […]


BlackBerry Live 2014 Cancelled

The news hit hard and it hit us fast and then out came the rumors. Naturally certain people chimed in their 2 cents about our beloved BlackBerry “dying” but in the circles I am in and the circles I know of, everyone just rolled their eyes and speculated other reasons behind it. In an interview […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen: “I’m focused on what BlackBerry will be today and in the future”

Today BlackBerry CEO John Chen spoke with CNBC, Mr. Chen dove in head first by stating “‘I’m focused on what BlackBerry will be today and in the future.” Mr. Chen is fully focused on turning BlackBerry around, and in my opinion I believe this can be accomplished after reading the article. I’m surrounded by a […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen talks BlackBerry on CNBC

An incredible amount of news has been coming out of BlackBerry today thanks to Third Quarter Results for Fiscal 2014 press release. Since then BlackBerry CEO John Chen went on air with CNBC earlier today. He discussed the new partnership with Foxconn, stating “I think this is the right partner to do business with together,” […]

John Chen, Interim CEO of BlackBerry Pens Open Letter

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 […]

See The Listed Of Companies Who Have Invested In BlackBerry And What Does The New CEO Make?

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 […]

Thorsten Heins Bids Fare Thee Well to BlackBerry

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 […]

BlackBerry’s Newest Interim CEO Is Saying BlackBerry Is Going To Keep Making Smartphones

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 […]

Just who Is BlackBerry’s new interim CEO & Executive Chairman?

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 […]

If BlackBerry Sells, Thorsten Heins Will Get A Whopping $55.6 Million

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 […]

BlackBerry and Mercedes launch new micro-site to mark the beginning of the Formula 1 season

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 – iPhone UI is Now Outdated

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 […]

BlackBerry CEO says BlackBerry 10 sales exceed their “ambitious” expectations

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 […]

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins Takes On The Today Show

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 […]

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins Spotted Christmas Day at Heat/Thunder NBA Game

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

Thorsten Heins, RIM Confident In Blackberry 10

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 […]

Deutsche Telecom CEO Rene Obermann Announces He Will Step Down Next Year

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.

New Q&A with Research In Motion’s CEO, Thorsten Heins on BlackBerry 10 Hits the Interwebs!

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 […]

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins Defends BlackBerry as Black Sheep!

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 […]

RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins Interviewed by The Economic Times

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.