New BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 Lets You Do More, More Easily

Update includes hundreds of new enhancements and refinements and is rolling out to customers through carriers around the world beginning today WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 28, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced BlackBerry(R) 10 OS version 10.2.1, a new software update for BlackBerry 10 smartphones that lets you […]

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BlackBerry Announces Plans to Divest Canadian Real Estate Holdings

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 21, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that it intends to divest the majority of its real estate holdings in Canada. In partnership with CBRE Limited, BlackBerry intends to strategically divest the majority of its commercial real estate portfolio through a combination of sale-leaseback […]

BlackBerry Announces Completion of Acquisition of Additional U.S. $250 Million Debentures by Fairfax

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 16, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the completion of the purchase by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, of an additional U.S. $250 million principal amount of 6% unsecured subordinated convertible debentures of BlackBerry (the “Debentures”). The additional Debentures were purchased pursuant […]

No More Waiting For a New Phone – Sprint Allows Eligible Customers to Upgrade Their Phone Anytime with Sprint Easy Pay

Sprint customers can upgrade their phone immediately by using Sprint Easy Pay OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Jan.15, 2014 – Go ahead, Sprint customers – ask today for that shiny, just-launched, perfect-for-you phone you’ve been drooling over – and you’ll receive it –today. Sprint customers don’t have to be patient anymore when it comes to phone upgrades; on […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Selected by DATEV

DATEV rolls out more than 1,000 BlackBerry 10 smartphones DUSSELDORF, GERMANY and WATERLOO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Jan. 16, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that DATEV, a software company and leading IT service provider in Europe for tax advisors, auditors and lawyers, has selected BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) […]

Enterprises in India Move to BlackBerry 10

NEW DELHI, INDIA and WATERLOO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Jan. 15, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the growing adoption of BlackBerry(R) 10 and BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) by Indian enterprises across a range of sectors. BlackBerry has a strong market position in India where the Company has seen […]

Eric Johnson Now President of Global Sales for BlackBerry

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 13, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Eric Johnson will join the Company as President, Global Sales reporting to BlackBerry’s Executive Chair and CEO, John Chen. “I am pleased to round out BlackBerry’s new executive leadership team with another outstanding addition today. I […]

T-Mobile Delivers Contract Freedom for Families By Paying Off Early Termination Fees

T-Mobile Delivers Contract Freedom for Families By Paying Off Early Termination Fees Company marks 1st anniversary of Un-carrier revolution by offering to reimburse entire amount of customers’ early termination fees when they switch from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon LAS VEGAS – Jan. 8, 2014 – One year ago at International CES, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: […]

OpenPeak Adds AT&T, Deutsche Telekom & BlackBerry to SECTOR Network Secure Application Ecosystem

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES – OpenPeak today announced the addition of AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and BlackBerry to the growing number of service providers, developers and OEMs offering the SECTOR® Network of secure business applications to their enterprise customers. The Florida-based company, a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile device and […]

Fairfax to Purchase Additional Convertible Debentures

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 8, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, announced today that Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited has agreed to purchase, through its subsidiaries, an additional $250,000,000 principal amount of 6% unsecured subordinated convertible debentures of BlackBerry (the “Debentures”). The additional Debentures will be purchased pursuant to the exercise […]

QNX and Qualcomm Announce First In-car Infotainment System Powered by Snapdragon Automotive Solutions

Companies demonstrate powerful in-vehicle graphics, video, and wireless capabilities at 2014 CES LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwired – January 07, 2014) – 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES (NORTH HALL – BOOTH 536) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., today […]

HERE and QNX Join Forces to Bring HERE Auto into the Car

QNX Software Systems to demonstrate HERE Auto embedded navigation at 2014 CES LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwired – January 07, 2014) – 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES (NORTH HALL-BOOTH 536) – QNX Software Systems, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, and HERE, a Nokia business, today announced a new technology partnership with the goal of enabling […]

John Chen Talks Foxconn

While John Chen has discussed the Foxconn deal quite a bit, with CNBC and via a BlackBerry press release, Jon from over at Bloomberg caught up with the BlackBerry CEO to discuss the deal a little further. Chen also touched a little on the lawsuit regarding Typo stealing their QWERTY physical keyboard, their patents and […]

BlackBerry Makes New Investment in Security Innovation Center in the Washington, D.C. Area

Las Vegas – BlackBerry, in attendance at CES Government (CESG), communicated its intention to invest in a new security innovation center in the Washington, D.C. area. Building on BlackBerry’s technical experience and leadership in mobile security, the new Center will serve as a hub for collaboration with key government customers and other expert partners. CESG […]

BlackBerry Appoints Leadership for Devices Business

Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry® Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY; TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Ron Louks will join the Company as President, Devices and Emerging Solutions reporting to BlackBerry’s Executive Chair and CEO, John Chen. “I am pleased to add another outstanding addition to BlackBerry’s executive leadership team with the announcement of Ron […]

AT&T Offers T-Mobile Customers up to $450 Per Line to Switch

Customers Ring in New Year with a Superior Network Experience and a Brand New Smartphone Starting today, AT&T* is offering T-Mobile customers the opportunity to upgrade their mobile lifestyle with value of up to $450 per line when they switch to AT&T and trade in an eligible smartphone. In addition to a larger and more reliable 4G LTE […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Solutions Centers launched in India

Mumbai, India – As part of its commitment and focus on the enterprise mobility market, BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced the opening of BlackBerry Enterprise Solutions Centres in Mumbai and Gurgaon. The centres, the first-of-their-kind in India, will cater to the needs of enterprise customers and provide them with a walk-in experience of […]

BlackBerry Announces Five-Year Strategic Partnership With Foxconn

Companies Strike Joint Development and Manufacturing Agreement Indonesia Targeted for First Joint Product in Early 2014 – WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Dec. 20, 2013) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in wireless innovation, announced today that it has entered into a five-year strategic partnership with Foxconn, the world’s largest manufacturer of electronic products and components. The […]

BlackBerry Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal 2014

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – December 20, 2013) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in wireless innovation, today reported financial results for the three months ended November 30, 2013 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated). Q3 Highlights: Company begins transition to operating unit structure: Enterprise Services, Messaging, QNX Embedded business and […]

Enterprises Choose BBM to Drive Mobile Collaboration and Communications, Improve Productivity

BBM on BlackBerry smartphones with BES offers organizations in regulated industries the ability to log, archive and audit BBM messages WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Dec. 19, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that BBM(TM), a leading mobile messaging platform, is used by more than 85 percent of BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) enabled organizations running BlackBerry smartphones, […]