BlackBerry Gives Out Awards For STEM 2013 Camp

What a cool way to get kids interested in technology. BlackBerry partnered with Junior Achievement India and announced the winners of their STEM 2013 Camp. Students are given challenges to complete, which promotes critical thinking, and team work. Some of the students came up with some great ideas. Read the full Press Release below. Press […]

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BlackBerry Announces Management and Board Changes

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 25, 2013) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that as part of the on-going reorganization of BlackBerry, Kristian Tear, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, and Frank Boulben, the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer, will leave the Company. BlackBerry also announced that James Yersh will replace Brian […]

Financial Technologies (India) Limited Upgrades to BlackBerry 10

FTIL affirms commitment to secure data by investing in BlackBerry enterprise technology NEW DELHI, INDIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 21, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that Indian financial services company, Financial Technologies (India) Limited (FTIL), has upgraded their mobile fleet to BlackBerry(R) 10 smartphones and invested in BlackBerry’s leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry(R) Enterprise […]

10 Aspiring App Creators In With A Chance To Build And Launch An App Within 60 Days

Mobile app crowdsharing platform, Dandy is giving one aspiring Canadian app creator the chance to have their app built and launched within 60 days. A jury of technical, commercialization and marketing experts, will select the winner from 10 candidates with Alec Saunders, VP Developer Relations for BlackBerry as a guest. This will be on LiveStream […]

BlackBerry P’9982 Coming To Carphone Warehouse On Nov 25th

Got £1400 lying around? Carphone Warehouse is going to start selling the Porsche Design P’9982 on November 25th. They’ll be offering the devices through Selfridges SIM free. Pre-orders start tomorrow. After today’s official announcement, Carphone Warehouse is the first to carry and sell the phone. See the Press Release below. Press Release LONDON, Tuesday 19th […]

Introducing the Porsche Design P’9982 Smartphone from BlackBerry

STUTTGART, GERMANY and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – Nov. 19, 2013) – Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Porsche Design and BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced the elite, new, all-touch Porsche Design P’9982 Smartphone from BlackBerry and a second Crocodile model strictly limited to just 500 devices worldwide. Uniquely designed and expertly […]

BlackBerry Announces Completion of U.S. $1 Billion Investment

WATERLOO, ONTARIO and TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 13, 2013) – BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in the mobile communications market, today announced that it has completed the previously-announced US $1 billion private placement of convertible debentures to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) and other institutional investors. “I am excited to be joining this iconic brand […]

Enterprise Customers in Germany Migrate to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland, Grohe AG and Südzucker AG count on BlackBerry 10 DUSSELDORF, GERMANY–(Marketwired – Nov. 13, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced three German-based, enterprise customers have migrated to BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10, BlackBerry’s enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland, manufacturing giant Grohe AG and sugar producer Sudzucker AG have each installed […]

BlackBerry Announces New Managing Directors for BlackBerry UK and Africa

BlackBerry® today announced the appointment of Yudi Moodley as Managing Director for Africa. With this appointment, Yudi Moodley will be responsible for overseeing and driving the overall business strategy and growth for BlackBerry across Africa. Yudi Moodley is replacing Alexandra Zagury who is taking up a new role at BlackBerry as Managing Director for the […]

Never asked former CEO Heins to leave BlackBerry, Watsa says

Perhaps Thorsten Heins, BlackBerry’s outgoing CEO, will not receive his$22 million termination package.According to a report in theGlobe and Mail, Heins decided to resign from BlackBerry and was not forced out of his role. Prem Watsa, Fairfax Financial Holdings chairman and BlackBerry board member, stated that“Thorsten did a very good job given the hand that […]

Get A Mugen Power 4400mAh Extended Battery For Your BlackBerry Q10

Mugen has just announced that they will be selling an extended battery for the BlackBerry Q10. The battery is a whopping 4400mAh more than twice the 2100 that comes with the phone. It’s already listed on their site but won’t be shipping out until Nov 29th. It will set you back $89 and also comes […]

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 […]

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’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 […]

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 […]