Gartner Names WatchDox by BlackBerry a Visionary in Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 27, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that WatchDox(R) by BlackBerry(R) has been named a “Visionary” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant(1) for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS) for the second consecutive year. WatchDox by BlackBerry allows users to access documents from PC and […]

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BlackBerry Receives New U.S. Department of Defense Approval for BlackBerry Smartphones

Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has approved the use of derived Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) credentials on BlackBerry® OS and BlackBerry® 10 smartphones. The approval further validates BlackBerry’s security capabilities and trusted mobile solutions that are […]

BlackBerry Acquiring AtHoc to Enable Secure Mass Communication and Collaboration

BlackBerry and AtHoc to connect communities, devices and organizations for real time communication WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 22, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AtHoc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. AtHoc is a leading provider […]

BlackBerry Names Carl Wiese to Lead Global Sales

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 13, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced the appointment of Carl Wiese as President, Global Sales. Wiese will be responsible for driving BlackBerry’s go-to-market strategy and advancing the company’s global sales efforts to drive growth. Wiese joins BlackBerry from Cisco, where he spent more than a decade in senior leadership […]

T-Mobile Adds 2.1 Million Customers in the Second Quarter 2015

BELLEVUE, Wash. – July 9 – T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) today provided a preliminary view of key customer results for the second quarter of 2015, once again demonstrating continued strong momentum and positive customer response to its Un-carrier moves. The Company generated 2.1 million total net customer additions, including over 1.0 million branded postpaid […]

T-Mobile Introduces ‘Mobile without Borders’: Extends Coverage & Calling Across North America at No Extra Charge

Next in its series of Un-carrier Amped announcements, T-Mobile unveils a massive expansion of Simple Choice — adds calling, texting and 4G LTE data throughout Mexico & Canada Bellevue, Washington — July 9, 2015 — T-Mobile [NYSE: TMUS] has unveiled the latest in its Un-carrier Amped announcements—and this one’s going to make history. The company […]

BlackBerry Classic Arrives in Cobalt Blue

New Limited Edition Variant Extends Color Options to Users as They Choose the Right Color to Suit Their Style WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 3, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today introduced a limited edition cobalt blue colored BlackBerry(R) Classic(TM) smartphone, adding to the growing list of color options, from […]

Partnering for Innovation: Healthcare in the Digital Age

RICHMOND HILL/VAUGHAN, ON, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ – Mackenzie Health continues to advance its Innovation Strategy with the launch of Phase Two of the Innovation Unit. The first project of the Mackenzie Innovation Institute (Mi2) and a first-in-Canada initiative, the Innovation Unit features a unique integration of advanced technology that transforms the delivery of care. […]

BlackBerry Announces Common Share Purchase Program

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 25, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today provided an update on its planned share repurchase program to purchase for cancellation up to 12 million BlackBerry common shares, or approximately 2.5% of the outstanding public float. BlackBerry can purchase the common shares over the Nasdaq Stock […]

BlackBerry Announces Election Results for the Company’s Board of Directors

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 23, 2015) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) announced today that the six nominees listed in the Company’s management information circular dated May 11, 2015 for the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 23, 2015, were elected as directors to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the […]

BlackBerry and Cisco Sign Broad Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement

WATERLOO, ONTARIO and SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – June 23, 2015) – BLACKBERRY Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) today announced that they have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering their respective products and technologies. As part of the cross-licensing agreement, BlackBerry will receive a license fee from Cisco. Specific terms of the deal are […]

BlackBerry Appoints Dr. Laurie Smaldone Alsup to the Board of Directors

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 23, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced that it has appointed Laurie Smaldone Alsup, M.D., President and Chief Scientific Officer of PharmApprove, to the Company’s Board of Directors, with effect as of the end of BlackBerry’s annual and special shareholder meeting today. Dr. Smaldone […]

BlackBerry Reports Strong Software Revenue and Positive Cash Flow for the Fiscal 2016 First Quarter

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 23, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today reported financial results for the three months ended May 30, 2015 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated). Q1 Highlights — Software and technology licensing revenue of $137 million, a 150% increase over […]

SACO Joins Forces with BlackBerry to Serve Customers in the Americas

MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – June 18, 2015) – SACO LLC, a global telecommunications value added distributor, today announced that it has entered a global master distribution agreement with BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in mobile communications, to serve customers in the Americas. Under this agreement the companies will join forces to sell and promote the complete […]

BlackBerry Annual and Special Meeting Webcast on June 23rd, 2015

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 16, 2015) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will hold its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 10am ET in Waterloo, Ontario. The live webcast can be listened to on June 23rd athttp://ca.blackberry.com/company/investors/events.html. About BlackBerry A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry(R) revolutionized the mobile industry when it […]

BlackBerry to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 9, 2015) – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will be reporting results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 on June 23rd, 2015. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-877-795-3635 or by logging on at http://ca.blackberry.com/company/investors/events.html. A replay of the […]

BlackBerry Classic Lands in Colombia

Bogota, Colombia – June 04, 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced the availability of BlackBerry® Classic™ in Colombia. The no-nonsense smartphone built to meet the needs of productive people who appreciate the speed and accuracy that can be found with a physical QWERTY keyboard is […]

Inbox Zero by Emberify launched exclusively for BlackBerry 10

Pune, India (June 5th, 2015) – Emberify launched Inbox Zero v2 with the ability of managing flagged emails. Inbox Zero allows users to put off unread email as a reminder for later. It is an email productivity app with a quick snooze options for emails. It is also featured in BBM Top Picks! It syncs […]

BlackBerry IoT Platform to Deliver New Automotive Experiences through Secure Over-the-Air Updates

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 3, 2015) – Today, at TU-Automotive Detroit 2015, BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) is demonstrating its next-generation over-the-air (OTA) update solution, which will help automakers cut maintenance costs, reduce expensive recalls, improve customer satisfaction, and keep vehicles up to date with compelling new features long after they have rolled off the assembly line. […]

Grand River Hospital Chooses BBM Protected and BES12 by BlackBerry to Enable Secure Communications

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 1, 2015) – eHealth Conference 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that Grand River Hospital has chosen BlackBerry(R) 10 smartphones, BBM(TM) Protected, and BES(R)12: a multi-OS EMM solution by BlackBerry, to enable secure communications for their clinicians and staff. Grand River Hospital provides acute […]