Port of Houston Authority Selects AtHoc Networked Crisis Communication

One of the Nation’s busiest ports will use AtHoc Connect™ to Achieve Real-Time Interoperable Communication for more than 150 Commercial and Federal Partners SAN MATEO, Calif. – September 9, 2015 – AtHoc, Inc., the leader in networked crisis communication, today announced that the Port of Houston Authority (the Port Authority) selected AtHoc to improve secure […]

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Wilfrid Laurier names business school for BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis

WATERLOO, Ont. – Wilfrid Laurier University is naming its school of business after BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis. The tech pioneer gave the Waterloo, Ont.,-based school $20 million earlier this year to establish a program for technology executives and leaders. The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics will be housed in a new, $103-million building on […]

A Message from Christy Wyatt, CEO, Good Technology

BlackBerry’s latest acquisition of Good Technology has come as a shock to most. Remember back to last year when Good Technology gets BlackBerry Fact Checked? Well,  Christy Wyatt, CEO of Good Technology has just sent out a message for all of us to read. Check it out below and let us know your thoughts in the […]

BlackBerry to Acquire Good Technology

Acquisition to expand BlackBerry’s leadership in secure cross-platform mobility management WATERLOO, ONTARIO and SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Sept. 4, 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 Good Technology for $425 million in cash. The acquisition of Good is aligned […]

WatchDox by BlackBerry Deepens Secure Collaboration Capabilities Across Mobile Platforms

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 26, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, today unveiled updates to WatchDox(R) by BlackBerry(R), including a new application for BlackBerry(R) 10 devices and additional multi-OS integration. WatchDox by BlackBerry is a secure enterprise file sharing and mobile content management solution. It increases productivity and […]

BlackBerry Joins the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a nonprofit public-private partnership focused on helping all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online, today announced that BlackBerry Corporation, a global leader in mobile communications, has joined the organization. BlackBerry brings NCSA sector-leading expertise in software, hardware and Internet of Things […]

BlackBerry Introduces BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition

Refined design and enhanced features offer premium look with ultimate productivity experience WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 4, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, today unveiled the BlackBerry(R) Passport Silver Edition, a premium device built for business professionals who want a smartphone with the mobile tools they need to get […]

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 […]

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


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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


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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 […]