When it comes to BlackBerry, the outlook by many people is a negative one. The company has undergone several changes in CEOs until they landed on John Chen, and safe to say that the company is still struggling somewhat. In fact recently they have lost themselves a customer in Ford who revealed that they were planning to ditch BlackBerry phones for iPhones.
That being said, BlackBerry has recently appointed themselves a new COO in the form of Marty Beard and according to a recent Q&A he had with The Wall Street Journal, he seems optimistic about BlackBerry’s future and stated that they are going to prove a lot of people wrong. According to Beard, he believes that where BlackBerry is right now, there’s no place to go but up. Read full post →BlackBerry’s New COO Thinks They Will Prove A Lot Of People Wrong
Companies purchase other companies all the time. Sometimes it’s because they just want to get rid of the competition, and sometimes it’s because they want the company and the product that they’re selling, and sometimes because the other company would complement their current business very well.
According to a recent report, it seems that Twitter has recently acquired a password security startup called Mitro earlier this week, making it the second acquisition Twitter has made this week when they acquired Madbits. For those unfamiliar, Mitro is a password manager that allows users to share certain passwords with specified groups of people. Read full post →Twitter Acquires Password Manager Startup Mitro