Introducing the Porsche Design P’9983 Smartphone from BlackBerry

STUTTGART, GERMANY and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES–(Marketwired – Sept. 17, 2014) – Porsche Design and BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the new Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone from BlackBerry. The luxury P’9983 smartphone combines the unique stylish design of the iconic and timeless Porsche Design brand with the fluid and […]

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BBM Channels Integrates with Social Relationship Platform Hootsuite

Integration enables Hootsuite users to create, moderate and engage with Channel followers WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 16, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that BBM(TM) Channels can be managed with Hootsuite, allowing social media teams to engage with their Channel followers directly from the Hootsuite dashboard. Hootsuite […]

AIESEC Canada’s Executive Team Uses BlackBerry Z30 Smartphones to Take Collaboration and Productivity to the Next Level

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 15, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, and AIESEC Canada today announced that they’re working together to help AIESEC Canada’s executive team stay connected, collaborative and productive as they lead the international leadership-development organization. Over the next 12 months AIESEC Canada’s seven-person executive team will be […]

BlackBerry to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results on Friday, September 26th, 2014

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 12, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will be reporting results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 on September 26th, 2014. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-888-503-8168 or by logging on at http://ca.blackberry.com/company/investors/events.html. A replay of the […]

BlackBerry Acquires Movirtu to Improve Adoption of BYOD and COPE

New solution enables “split billing” for iOS, Android and BlackBerry WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 11, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device. This improves […]

BlackBerry announces special offer with Idea 1GB Data Plan

~1GB data plan at Rs. 999/- per year for BlackBerry customers using Idea postpaid connection~ Delhi, India: BlackBerry in association with Idea Cellular has today announced a special offer on 1GB data plan for its customers using Idea postpaid connections. Idea users with BlackBerry OS 7 devices can now avail BIS 1GB 2G plan at just Rs. 83 […]

BlackBerry Launches the BlackBerry Z3 in Singapore

SINGAPORE – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today introduced the new BlackBerry® Z3 smartphone in Singapore. The BlackBerry Z3 will now available to customers through BlackBerry’s authorized carrier, StarHub. For more information, please visit BlackBerry.com/z3. The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone provides BlackBerry users more ways to connect and share, […]

T-Mobile Offers Sprint, Verizon or AT&T customers Unlimited Data free for a year!

Offers free unlimited LTE data upgrade for a full year to Simple Choice customers who bring a Sprint (or Verizon or AT&T) customer over to the Un-carrier BELLEVUE, Washington – August 21, 2014 – Sprint’s customers have suffered much. They’ve endured the Framily.  They’ve endured America’s slowest nationwide LTE network.  And now again, the (ironically […]

It’s a New Day for Unlimited Data from Sprint!

Sprint $60 Unlimited Plan – Unlimited Talk, Text and Data –The Best Value on Unlimited Data $20 Cheaper than T-Mobile; Not Offered by AT&T and Verizon Wireless  OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 21, 2014 – It’s a new day for unlimited data in the wireless industry as Sprint (NYSE: S) announces the best unlimited […]

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, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – 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 […]

BlackBerry Appoints Dr. Sandeep Chennakeshu President of BlackBerry Technology Solutions Business Unit

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 18, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that it has named Dr. Sandeep Chennakeshu to lead a new business unit to be called BlackBerry Technology Solutions, or BTS. The BTS business unit comprises BlackBerry’s innovative technology assets, including: QNX (embedded software), Project Ion (Internet […]

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 […]

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 […]