Rogers to deliver first mobile wallet from Canadian carrier

suretap™ wallet will include a co-branded virtual Rogers Prepaid MasterCard and Gift Cards from national retailers Approximately one third of Canadian smartphone owners made a mobile payment in the past year TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ – Rogers announced today that its suretap™ wallet, the first mobile wallet from a carrier in Canada, will be […]

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ReFocus Labs launches Pastry Push for BlackBerry 10

Pune, India (November 6th, 2013) – Today ReFocus Labs announces the release of Pastry Push for BlackBerry 10. It is a 3D strategy game designed and developed by the game studio division of ReFocus Labs. The game uses swipe gestures to slide pastries along the maze with the objective of getting the pastry to feed […]

T-Mobile US Reports Q3 Earnings

T-Mobile US Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results and Leads the Industry in Phone Customer Acquisition for the Second Consecutive Quarter Adds more than 1.0 million net customers including 648,000 branded postpaid net customer additions Third Quarter 2013 Highlights Include: Total net customer additions of more than 1.0 million 672,000 total branded net customer additions with […]

BlackBerry Receives Investment of U.S. $1 Billion from Fairfax Financial and Other Institutional Investors

John S. Chen to be Appointed Executive Chair of BlackBerry’s Board of Directors and Interim CEO; Prem Watsa to be Appointed Lead Director Company Concludes Review of Strategic Alternatives and Announces Changes to Board and Leadership Team WATERLOO, ONTARIO and TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 4, 2013) – BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in the mobile […]

BlackBerry Build A Village Award Program Now Open to All Canadian Students

In its fourth year, BlackBerry and Free The Children empower Canadian students to make a positive difference in the world through volunteer opportunities in Kenya and India Waterloo, ON – The BlackBerry Build A Village Award Program will be giving 50 remarkable students from across Canada the opportunity to embark on a life-defining experience as a […]

Max Secure Software launches Max SMS Spam Blocker

Pune, India (November 3rd, 2013) – Max Secure Software launches Max SMS Spam Blocker for BlackBerry 10. It is a privacy app that helps block unwanted and Spam SMS. It helps keep the hub clear of junk messages. Features: Powerful & unique spam detection filter Spam LED notifications Trusted Senders List Customizable Spam Filter Auto […]

Australian Transport Safety Bureau upgrades BlackBerry smartphones, migrates to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 for top security and productivity

Field and management personnel save costs and boost efficiency with secure, real-time data sharing of critical evidence on BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Z30 smartphones SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB) today announced that Australia’s national transport safety investigator, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), has migrated to BlackBerry’s leading Enterprise Mobility […]

FAA to Allow Airlines to Expand Use of Personal Electronics

WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced that the FAA has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance. Due to differences among fleets and operations, the implementation […]

NCG Banco Chooses BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to Manage BYOD Environment

MADRID, SPAIN–(Marketwired – Oct. 30, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that NCG Banco, one of Spain’s leading banks, has chosen BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 as the company’s single Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. Mobile technology is rapidly evolving and the need to support multiple operating systems and personal devices on corporate networks is increasingly […]

Ingram Micro Mobility and BlackBerry Announce Distribution Agreement in Latin America

In recent weeks, BlackBerry has made a number of announcements, including the launch of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iOS which to date has 20 million new active users, and the BlackBerry 10.2 OS update for BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones. In addition to these recent innovations, global companies like KMPG Italy, The National Police of Colombia […]

BBM Community Grows to More Than 80 Million Active Users Across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone Devices Globally

Waterloo, ON – After the amazing launch of BBM™ on Android® and iPhone® devices, with more than 10 million downloads in the first 24 hours, BBM has now ended its first week with more than 80 million monthly active users*, including over 20 million new users on Android and iPhone devices. During its first week, […]

Cream.HR Extends a Helping Hand to Displaced BlackBerry Workforce

Laid off BlackBerry workers are offered up free access to Cream.HR’s platform to gain new levels of insight valuable in their job search Waterloo (Ontario) CANADA, October 23, 2013 – BlackBerry employees facing layoff are getting a much-needed helping hand from Waterloo Region tech startup Cream.HR. The Communitech HYPERDRIVE graduate announced today it is offering […]

BlackBerry OS 10.2 Begins Roll Out

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 23, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that BlackBerry(R) 10 OS version 10.2 will begin rolling out to customers starting this week through their carriers in Europe, Canada, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, with other countries to follow. The update will be available for the BlackBerry(R) Z10, BlackBerry(R) Q10 […]

Mere mortals now get to experience Kilka Card Gods

Lima, PE – 17 October 2013 – Independent game developer Bamtang Games today announced the launch of Kilka Card Gods for iOS, Amazon tablets, Android, and Blackberry. Kilka Card Gods offers puzzle and card fans a completely new challenge by fusing together Sudoku-style gameplay with playing cards and other strategic elements into a fresh new […]

ShopBlackBerry.com Launches Sales of Unlocked BlackBerry Smartphones in the U.S.

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 17, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that customers in the U.S. can purchase unlocked BlackBerry smartphones online directly from BlackBerry on ShopBlackBerry.com. The first models available for purchase on ShopBlackBerry.com are the BlackBerry(R) Z10 and BlackBerry(R) Q10 smartphones, which are available in both the black and white color models. The […]

Max Mobile Security updated to version 7, now on sale

Pune, India (October 16th, 2013) – Max Secure Software announces the release of the seventh version of Max Mobile Security for BlackBerry® 10 (NASDAQ: BBRY). The release adds the gold version of Max Safe Browser with some more upgrades and bug fixes. The app is also going on a 30% off sale for 2 weeks. Complete […]

KPMG Buys 3,500 BlackBerry 10 Smartphones and Migrates to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Milan, Italy – October 16th 2013 – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced that KPMG in Italy has purchased 3,500 new BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and is migrating to BlackBerry’s new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10. BlackBerry 10 is the platform of choice for long time customer KPMG – one of […]

Back T-Mobile Makes the World Your Network – at No Extra Charge And Now Delivers Nationwide 4G LTE

T-Mobile customers to enjoy unlimited data and texting worldwide – at no extra charge Also slashes calling rates from U.S. – now never more than 20 cents per minute with Stateside International Talk & Text feature Announces multiyear partnership with international superstar Shakira NEW YORK – Oct. 9, 2013 – T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), […]

WiLAN and BlackBerry Settle All Litigations

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 9, 2013) – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that BlackBerry Limited (“BlackBerry”) and WiLAN have reached an agreement to dismiss all pending patent litigations between the companies. As part of the agreement, BlackBerry has obtained a license to certain patents in suit in Florida. As a […]

QNX Software Systems Provides New Software-Based Engine Noise Reduction Technology for Automobiles

QNX® Acoustics for Active Noise Control offers a high-performance software solution for engine noise reduction in passenger vehicles; eliminates added costs associated with dedicated hardware OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 7, 2013) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced the availability of QNX® Acoustics for Active Noise […]