Thorsten Heins, Former BlackBerry CEO in talks with Powermat

It has been sometime since we have heard anything on former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins… Today news is circulating that Mr. Heins is currently in talks with Powermat Technologies. Heins will be taking the place of Powermat Technologies founder Ran Poliakine. Poliakine will become vice chairman. The reason for the change is thanks to a dispute […]

If BlackBerry Sells, Thorsten Heins Will Get A Whopping $55.6 Million

Sell… and then gimme some! Thorsten Heins will end up landing a huge fortune if BlackBerry manages to sell. Actually, the combined amount is if BlackBerry sells AND he is terminated. If he is just terminated he only (ha) gets $22 Million. The amount itself isn’t unusually high as CEOs tend to land hefty pay […]

BlackBerry and Brodeur Partners part ways after 16 years

BlackBerry and Brodeur Partners will be parting ways after working together for 16 years.  In a recent interview with Technobuffalo, BlackBerry announced that they have decided to revamp their PR strategy and will operate their public relations under one team made up of APCO and Text100. ”BlackBerry made the decision to embark on an initiative […]

Watch the BlackBerry Live 2013 Keynote Live Stream

If you weren’t able to get down to Orlando for the big show, don’t worry as BlackBerry is live streaming the BlackBerry Live 2013 Keynote.  You can catch Thorsten Heins and all the other big names in the BlackBerry world do their stuff straight from your couch or desk.  Hopefully we will see some new […]

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins sends a new phone and a heartfelt message to employees

Thorsten Heins has to be one of the best CEO’s on the planet! Mr. Heins has sent out BlackBerry staffers new BlackBerry smartphones with a very personalized message to them. As you can see each employee that has received a device also received the above note. Heins has really turned BlackBerry arround and you can see […]

Thorsten Heins Talks Q10 and US Launch with Fox Business

Thorsten Heins continues on the media trail giving more insight of the new full QWERTY device, the BlackBerry Q10. Thorsten also details how the Q10 as well as BlackBerry is looking to target its consumer base of “hyper-connected multitasking achieving people” the true BlackBerry people. Check out the video, and let us know what you think of Thorsten’s statements to Fox Business. Watch the latest video […]

CEO Thorsten Heins Details the BlackBerry Q10 with Bloomberg

With the BlackBerry Q10 launch getting underway, response and the adoption of the new device has been overwhelming. CEO Thorsten Heins sat down with Bloomberg to discuss the new BlackBerry Q10 “Expectations are high against the installed user base, so we expect several tens of millions of units” its launch as well as what we […]

BlackBerry is looking at the whole spectrum of mobile computing for BlackBerry 10

With the US launch of the BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins went on a circuit of the large media companies to share the companies thoughts on their new operating system.  In an interview ABC, Heins made it clear that BlackBerry is not limiting themselves to smartphones and tablets for the future of BlackBerry 10. […]

BlackBerry has “exciting” new flagship planned for later this year

In an interview with CNET, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, had some interesting comments to make. According to Heins BlackBerry has three to four new BlackBerry 10 devices planned for this year.  While we have previously learnt that they are not planning on releasing any low-end devices, they will be releasing some mid-tier ones.

Missed the Thorsten Heins interview with Piers Morgan? Here is your second chance

Mobile Link BlackBerry CEO sat down with Piers Morgan of CNN (Thorsten Heins on Piers Morgan Live) to discuss the where the company is standing in the current market.  If you missed watching the interview live, fret not, as there is now a recoded version posted for all of us to enjoy.  Be sure to […]

Watch BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins on Piers Morgan Live Tonight at 9PM EST

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins is set to appear on Piers Morgan Live on CNN tonight at 9PM EST. Piers Morgan has a lot of people that love him and love to hate him, personally he doesn’t bother me so I will be sure to tune in to the show tonight. Thor is expected to talk about […]

BlackBerry and Mercedes launch new micro-site to mark the beginning of the Formula 1 season

This past weekend marked the beginning of the formula 1 season with the Australian Grand Prix.  This of course also marked the first race where BlackBerry and Mercedes have been partners.  There were quite a few BlackBerry folks in attendance (including CEO Thorsten Heins) to take in the first race, and to show their support […]

Thorsten Heins Says BlackBerry Won’t Sell Cheap Phones

Android and Windows 8 have $100+ phones in their line ups. But they are met with mixed results. Thorsten Heins spoke at a BlackBerry conference in Waterloo and the subject of cheaper BlackBerry’s came up.

CEO Thorsten Heins: Yes, we have teams working on BB10 for the BlackBerry PlayBook

Ever since the release of BlackBerry 10 OS, current BlackBerry PlayBook users have been wondering if and when the BlackBerry 10 devices will receive the BlackBerry 10 update. CEO Thorsten Heins confirmed that the BlackBerry PlayBook will be updated to BlackBerry 10.

Thorsten Heins Becomes A Canadian Citizen

  Mr Heins joins the millions of us in the Canadian Club. He officially became a citizen in a ceremony held yesterday in Kitchener, Ontario. He hasn’t abandoned his own country Germany though, as he will hold a dual citizenship.

BlackBerry CEO says BlackBerry 10 sales exceed their “ambitious” expectations

There has been a lot of speculation regarding the sales of BlackBerry 10 devices around the world. We have heard that sales have been the best ever in some cases, while some analysts continue to downplay any perceived success the new platform may be having.  So the question then stands at what BlackBerry themselves think […]

Inside BlackBerry Interview With Thorsten Heins About BlackBerry 10

The Inside BlackBerry Blog asked readers t submit questions about BlackBerry 10 for CEO Thorsten Heins.  They were able to sit down with Thorsten today and ask those questions, as well as ask him what he sees in the future for the BlackBerry brand, as well as BlackBerry 10.  Hit the break to check out […]

Thorsten Heins Will Be Speaking To the Empire Club Of Canada On February 5th

Now that BlackBerry 10 and the BlackBerry Z10/Q10 are announced CEO Thorsten Heins will probably be making a lot of appearance around the world.  Today we have word that Thorsten will be speaking with The Empire Club of Canada on February 5th to a sold out crowd.  Since the event is sold out you can tune in […]

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins Takes On The Today Show

With the BlackBerry 10 launch, fan parties and interviews, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins spent sometime this morning on the Today Show. As we all know the Today Show is in NYC so it makes sense Thor was there and so was #TeamBlackBerry! Taking on the Today Show Heins covered BlackBerry 10, new devices and the […]

RIM on the Rise, as Thorsten Heins Reins Year One!

This shouldn’t come to any surprise but RIM has gained 11% in share price in a one year total under the reigns of Thorsten Heins. On the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE:RIM) price close to $16 closing today at $17.41 gives RIM a 11% turnaround.Since Heins took over RIM one year to the date, January 21, RIM’s markets has […]