Regulators are checking into possible stock manipulation regarding the rumors Samsung was buying BlackBerry

Last month the rumors of Samsung being in talks with BlackBerry to buy them out sent BlackBerry’s stock through the roof. BlackBerry’s stock surged 30% after the rumors of the buyout started circulating the internet. Now regulators from both the U.S. and Canada are investigating the stock trades during the time of the rumor to […]

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Rumors are still circulating that Samsung wants to buy BlackBerry

Back on January 14th reports were flying around the interwebs that Samsung had offered to buy BlackBerry; BlackBerry quickly denied these reports. Since the press statement from BlackBerry there has been a ton of speculation surrounding the rumored buyout. If you go back to November of 2014 we know that BlackBerry and Samsung had partner […]

BlackBerry Responds to Media Report

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 14, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) (“BlackBerry”) is aware of certain press reports published today with respect to a possible offer by Samsung to purchase BlackBerry. BlackBerry has not engaged in discussions with Samsung with respect to any possible offer to purchase BlackBerry. BlackBerry’s policy is not to comment on rumors […]

Samsung is reportedly in talks to buy BlackBerry

Well this is very interesting… A new report has surfaced that Samsung has approached BlackBerry for a possible takeover bid worth billions! This potential purchase could be worth as much as 7.5 billion dollars!! Reuters, states from unnamed sources: Executives from the two companies, which are working with advisers, met last week to discuss a […]

BlackBerry and Samsung Partner to Provide End-To-End Security for Android

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 13, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced a strategic partnership with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to provide a highly secure mobility solution for Android™. As a result, early next year, enterprise customers will have a new choice: a tightly integrated, end-to-end secure solution that […]

BBM running on Samsung Gear?

I have used a Samsung Gear smartwatch in the past, I know how easy they are to root. With a rooted smartwatch you can do a ton of things from replying to a SMS message or getting BBM to load on the screen. In the image below you will see what appears to be a […]

BlackBerry is keeping its user-in-chief

With all the rumors swirling last week BlackBerry stocks dropped last Thursday in wake of the rumors. As they turn out to not be true. The Defense Department is currently in the process of issuing some of these non-BlackBerry devices to its employees. The White House Communications Agency, which handles the daily and emergency communications […]

Former BlackBerry CIO Moving on to Samsung USA

During the transitional period of the company BlackBerry the company’s CIO, Robin Bienfait, left BlackBerry actually retired from the company abruptly before RIM’s Fiscal Q3 2013 earnings report. She is now reportedly taking a new job from our friends over at CrackBerry in a new position as the Chief Technology Innovations Officer at Samsung Telecommunications America. No official […]

BlackBerry Pushes Past Samsung Market Share in SA

In the Global market as a whole BlackBerry is King, BlackBerry makes up for the majority of their marketshare in the Global market as to what they would gain in the US, and its gains continue and have pressed beyond Samsung in research statistics from Dashboard and World Wide Worx, in its Mobility 2014 survey. Presenting […]

Emblm Launches brand new e-commerce website! Start customizing your battery door today!

For a couple of years now we have been following Emblm, Emblm is a phone customization company that offers a wide variety of OEM battery doors that are fully customizable. Emblm just let us know that they have formally launched a brand new e-commerce website, that I must say looks incredible! Like I stated before […]

Here We Go It’s Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry, Sony and Ericsson Vs Google, Samsung, HTC And Huawei, This Time It’s About Patents

Rockstar, who owns Nortel’s patents is going to fight a patent infringement along with Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony. They are accusing Google, HTC, Huawei of 7 patent infringements. The patents are related to “help match internet search terms with relevant advertising.” Back when Nortel’s patents were for sale, Google was one of the […]

BBM Not Launched Right Away In Sub Saharan Africa, BlackBerry Says Why

BBM was a global release for both the Iphone and Android. Mostly global, because it was not launched in Sub Saharan Africa. In fact, it will be three days after the launch of BBM for all before it can be downloaded there. Why? Samsung has an exclusive on the app in their store. BlackBerry spoke […]

Updated: Samsung Confirms BBM and Exclusively For 3 Months

Update: We reached out to BlackBerry for comments and here’s what they had to say: “The excitement around the upcoming BBM launch on iPhone and Android devices seems to know no bounds. Although I’m a big fan of this passion, I want to clarify that no one will have an exclusive on offering BBM. We’ll […]

Samsung’s Really Trying To Let Everyone Know About BBM

Samsung wants everyone to know that BBM is coming. They are really pushing the cross platform advertising. Here and there BlackBerry has mentioned that BBM is going to be here soon. But it definitely has not been promoted the way Samsung has been promoting it. As of late, the only real promoting BlackBerry has done […]

Samsung Promotes Cross Platform BBM on Galaxy Line

There was an announcement a few months back regarding BBM going cross platform.  Samsung took the plunge and has started an advertising campaign focused on the introduction of this feature. Source: BlackBerry Empire

Samsung to offer BBM in Samsung App store for all GALAXY Smartphone devices

5th August, 2013 – Today, Samsung has announced that the upcoming BBM™ app will be available in the Google Play and the Samsung App store soon and available to all Samsung GALAXY smartphone consumers across Africa. Says George Ferreira, VP and COO of Samsung Electronics Africa: “At Samsung we are all about collaboration, innovation and […]

BlackBerry Z10 Out Selling iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3 in Canada

WirelessWave and Wave sans Fils has 330 locations stretched across Canada and Burnaby, B.C.-based Glentel Inc., has stated that the new Z10 model has been “the leading smartphone” since its launch on February 5. The new BlackBerry Z10 has outsold the best-selling Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5! No official sale number were disclosed but Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) […]

Apple and Android Trade-Ins Increased after BlackBerry 10 Launch

Interesting news, ever since the BlackBerry 10 announcement there has been an increase in phone trades-ins. However what is interesting is ever since the launch of BB10, popular trade site SellCell.com, didn’t see many trades but after the BlackBerry 10 Launch sales have taken off! Surprisingly from Apple and Samsung owners! Hit the jump for the details and […]

BlackBerry Z10 Gets FriendZoned!

When meeting someone new and you believe things are going well only to find out you have been friendzoned! Yes the infamous FZ, BlackBerry is back and is going to be making some new relationships soon but will it be enough to reunite the iSheeps and Android user back to BlackBerry? Hit the jump to check […]

Samsung Pokes Fun At BlackBerry In Their Latest Ad

It seems that Samsung has decided to turn its mocking ads towards BlackBerry now.  Previously Samsung was all about poking fun at Apple and the iPhone, its biggest competitor, but it seems that maybe with the launch of BlackBerry 10 right around the corner Samsung is feeling a little pressure from RIM now. In their […]