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CEO John Chen Not Focused On What ‘BlackBerry Used To Be’

12/30/2013, There’s no hiding the fact that BlackBerry isn’t what it used to be anymore. The company’s market share has eroded over the past few years, its stock reached new lows this year and its devices division hasn’t been able to churn out...

BlackBerry Co-Founder Lazaridis Drops Bid To Take Company Private

12/26/2013, Earlier this year BlackBerry put up the “for sale” sign and started actively seeking buyers. There was little interest in the company, which reportedly even courted companies like Facebook. It did receive a $9 per share buyout bid from its...

BlackBerry Dropped Plans To Release Two More BB10 Devices

12/24/2013, It has almost been an entire year since BlackBerry set upon its perceived path to recovery, with great fanfare. The company conducted six separate events in six different cities around the world to celebrate the launch of its new platform, BlackBerry 10...

BlackBerry Live 2014 Bites The Dust

12/23/2013, Most major OEMs host their annual conferences which are attended by a wide variety of people, including developers, analysts, journalists and more. Apple hosts the Worldwide Developers Conference whereas Google hosts the I/O every year. BlackBerry, the...

AT&T Compatible BlackBerry Z30 Shows Up At The FCC

12/22/2013, A couple of months back the ailing Canadian manufacturer launched its first phablet, the BlackBerry Z30. It is offered in the U.S. exclusively by Verizon, but there exists the possibility that Verizon might lose this exclusivity in the near future. A...

BlackBerry Teams Up With Foxconn For Five Years

12/22/2013, Foxconn is commonly known for its association with Apple, it is one of the largest manufacturers that Apple contracts for a number of its products. While there have been rumors that Foxconn might be thinking about jumping in the smartphone game itself,...

BlackBerry Could Quit High End Smartphone Game

12/20/2013, BlackBerry is not a company that many people would bet on this time, and for the months ahead. After all, they haven’t exactly been raking in the dough, and their executives do seem to jump ship at any opportunity that presents itself. Having said that,...

2014 BBM Gets Voice Chat And Channels

12/19/2013, I am quite sure that there was plenty of buzz surrounding the release of BBM when it was first released to cater to both iOS as well as Android mobile operating systems in October earlier this year. Well, while October has come and gone, the number of...

New LG Smartphones To Ship With BBM Pre-Installed

12/18/2013, It took a long time for BlackBerry to figure out that to preserve its once iconic messaging service, it had to open BBM to other platforms. The company finally did this a few months back and the initial response was great, with over 20 million users...

Analyst Claims BlackBerry Has Spent $800m Of Its $1bn Investment

12/17/2013, A couple of months ago it was rumored that BlackBerry could be acquired by Fairfax Financial, but as it turns out the investment company decided to inject BlackBerry with $1 billion in funding rather than buying it outright as BlackBerry was not able to...

More BlackBerry Executives Expected To Depart Company Soon

12/16/2013, This year has been a particularly tough one for BlackBerry. After the devices it released this year failed to turn its fortunes around, the company put up a for sale sign, but a buyout didn’t go through. Instead it has received a capital injection...