Tag Archives: BlackBerry

BlackBerry Posts Another Quarterly Loss as Revenue Slides

BlackBerry posted another loss and a 47.3 percent fall in third-quarter revenue on Tuesday as the software growth it is relying on failed to make up for shrinking handset sales and lost service fees. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said it had a net loss of $117 million (roughly Rs 796 crores), or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $289 ... Read More »

BlackBerry Partners China’s TCL to Make BlackBerry-Branded Mobile Devices

BlackBerry Ltd said China’s TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd would make and sell BlackBerry-branded mobile devices globally, the Canadian smartphone pioneer’s first licensing deal since its transition to a software company. The devices made by TCL, which also makes Alcatel-branded mobile devices, will be coupled with BlackBerry’s security software and service suite, the company said on Thursday. BlackBerry is betting ... Read More »

BlackBerry Unveils Mobile Security Platform for Enterprises

Canadian mobile company BlackBerry on Friday launched a cloud-enabled mobile security platform for “Enterprise of Things” that will address entire businesses from endpoint to endpoint. “Enterprise of Things” is defined as the network of intelligent connections and endpoints within the enterprise that enable products to move from sketch to scale. It is a collection of devices, computers, sensors, trackers, equipment ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury Smartphone With QWERTY Keyboard Leaked in Live Images

BlackBerry has been looking to revive its smartphone portfolio for a while now, but have been largely unsuccessful. BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed last month that the company is working on its last in-house smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard. This smartphone is largely expected to be codenamed Mercury, and now fresh live images leak has revealed key details of the ... Read More »

BlackBerry Black Friday Sale Is Already Live With Big Discounts on Smartphones

Black Friday sale and it gives customers the chance to save up to 53 percent on select smartphones like the BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50, BlackBerry Passport, and BlackBerry Leap. As part of the sale, BlackBerry has slashed prices on most of its smartphone lineup on the ShopBlackBerry website. Starting with the BlackBerry Leap – it is now available for purchase for ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK50, DTEK60 Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

BlackBerry on Monday at an event in New Delhi launched its latest Android-based smartphones in India – the DTEK50 and the DTEK60, priced at Rs. 21,990 and Rs. 46,990 respectively. The DTEK50 will go on sale in the country from this weekend, while the DTEK60 will go on sale in early December. To recall, the BlackBerry DTEK50 was launched back ... Read More »

BlackBerry in Software Deal With Ford, First With an Automaker

BlackBerry Ltd has signed a deal to work directly with Ford Motor Co to expand the carmaker’s use of its QNX secure operating system, the Canadian technology company said on Monday, as Ford develops increasingly automated vehicles. The deal with Ford is the first BlackBerry has done directly with a major automaker, though it currently sells its technology to auto ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK60 With 5.5-Inch Display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow Launched

BlackBerry Ltd launched its third Android-based phone on Tuesday, opting to price the device cheaper than competing products like Apple’s iPhone 7 and Android-maker Alphabet Inc’s Pixel. The Canadian smartphone pioneer, which has lost most of the market to Apple and others, last month said it planned to outsource the development of its smartphones to focus on its more profitable ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK60 Android Smartphone Up for Pre-Orders Ahead of Official Launch

  BlackBerry late last month announced that it won’t make any smartphones and instead focus on its software business. The company said it would completely outsource smartphone design and production marketed under its brand. Now, the BlackBerry DTEK60 Android smartphone, which had leaked on several occasions earlier, has made it to the market via third-party retailers. The BlackBerry DTEK60 Android ... Read More »

BlackBerry to Stop Making Smartphones, Focus on Software Business

  BlackBerry Ltd. reported fiscal second-quarter sales that missed analyst estimates and said it will stop making its iconic smartphones and focus on its software business. The shares rose in premarket trading in New York. Key points Fiscal second-quarter earnings per share, excluding some items, was flat, compared with analysts’ average estimate of a loss of 5 cents. Revenue in ... Read More »