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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 sets the facts right on the agreement with Volkswagen

Over the past few days BlackBerry has been making news with the European R&D center in the hands of Volkswagen. A few media outlets have been stating the this acquisition by Volkswagen included part or all of the QNX team, this is not the case. Check out BlackBerry’s response below: #BBFactCheck is setting the record straight […]

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 […]

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 […]

BlackBerry Z3 to Launch in the Middle East

Dubai, UAE – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that it will bring the BlackBerry® Z3 smartphone to the Middle East. The new stylish smartphone is expected to be available in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in the month of July followed […]

BlackBerry Z3 Headed to Malaysia on July 7th

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today introduced the new BlackBerry Z3 smartphone in Malaysia. The BlackBerry Z3 will be available to customers from July 7, 2014 through BlackBerry’s authorized partners. For more information, please visit http://www.blackberry.com.my/smartphones/blackberry-z3.html . The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone provides BlackBerry users […]

Sprint Celebrates America’s Newest Network with a Satisfaction Guarantee Offering Wireless Users a 30 Day Risk–Free Trial

All-new network gains momentum with nationwide launch of HD Voice, expansion of 4G LTE and Sprint Spark service CHICAGO (BUSINESS WIRE), June 23, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced nationwide availability of HD Voice, as well as 28 new 4G LTE markets and three new Sprint Spark™ markets. To mark the milestones and the network’s […]

BLACKBERY ANNOUNCES ELECTION RESULTS FOR THE COMPANY’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 19, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) announced today that the six nominees listed in the Company’s management information circular, dated May 9, 2014 for the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 19, 2014, were elected as directors to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the […]

BlackBerry Reports 2015 Fiscal First Quarter GAAP Profitability

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 19, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today reported financial results for the three months ended May 31, 2014 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated).Q1 Highlights: — Cash and investments balance of $3.1 billion at the end of the fiscal […]

Making Waterloo Region more EV friendly

June 17, 2014- Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo has installed an electric vehicle (EV) charging station for public use at its Regional Museum on Huron Road. This is the first of three that the Region will install at public facilities to enable drivers of EVs to top-up their battery range as they get around […]

AZB & Partners Chooses BlackBerry for their mobile platform

New Delhi, India – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced that AZB & Partners, one of the top three Indian corporate law firms in India, has deployed the Hosted BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) and upgraded to BlackBerry smartphones to manage their mobile infrastructure across the organization. Around 200 senior partners and lawyers of AZB […]

Jannah Hotels and Resorts steps up efficiency through BBM

Dubai, UAE – Jannah Hotels, designed to recreate the spirit of the noble Bedouin hospitality with its distinctive and creative infrastructure, today announced the integration of BBM™, one of the largest private social mobile networks, into its hotel management services. All employees at Jannah including room attendants, engineers and management team have been equipped with […]

Sprint to Expand 4G LTE Roaming Through 12 New Agreements with Carriers Covering a Population of Over 34 Million

Rural Roaming Preferred Program Accelerates Deployment and Utilization of 4G LTE in Underserved Areas Across the U.S. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 16, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced that it has reached 4G LTE agreements with 12 rural and regional network carriers, giving smaller carriers a clear path forward to high speed […]

BlackBerry Delivers on eBBM Suite

Company Launches BBM Protected for Secure Enterprise Messaging WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 16, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced the availability of BBM(TM) Protected, the first solution in the eBBM(TM) Suite for secure enterprise-class messaging. The eBBM Suite is a new family of BBM products and services built […]

BlackBerry Amends Advance Notice By-Law

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 13, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an amendment to BlackBerry’s By-Law No. A4 adopted by the Board on March 27, 2014, which sets out advance notice requirements for director nominations. The sole purpose of the amendment […]

BlackBerry Annual and Special Meeting Webcast on June 19, 2014

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 12, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will hold its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 10:00am EDT in Waterloo, Ontario. The live webcast can be listened to on June 19 at http://ca.blackberry.com/company/investors/events.html. About BlackBerry A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry(R) revolutionized the mobile industry when […]

BlackBerry Expands Commitment to Mobile Payments Management Services

Company Announces Three-Year Agreement with EnStream to Support Secure Financial Transactions WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 12, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced a new three-year agreement with EnStream LP, a mobile payments joint venture owned by Canadian wireless carriers Bell, Rogers and TELUS, to provide a secure platform […]