Tag Archives: BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Says Turnaround Is Two-Thirds Complete

BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday he was two-thirds of the way toward achieving his goal of turning the Canadian technology company’s fortunes around. “We have made investment over a billion-plus, all in software, all in security, and now we need to execute it,” Chen said at an event in Toronto two days before the company will ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK60 Android Smartphone Spotted on Company Site With Specifications

  In the tech industry, it is becoming almost impossible to keep any device a secret till its official launch. The latest to join the list is BlackBerry’s DTEK60. However, the company is itself to blame for the leak as according to reports, the smartphone’s listing was accidentally made public by company’s own website. The details of the DTEK60 smartphone ... Read More »

BlackBerry to Raise $605 Million From Shareholder Fairfax, Others

Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry said it would raise about $605 million (roughly Rs. 4,062 crores) by selling convertible debentures to shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings and other investors. The Canadian company will also redeem on September 2 roughly $1.25 billion (roughly Rs. 8,393 crores) worth of outstanding debentures carrying a coupon of 6 percent, it said on Friday. The new debt ... Read More »

US Appeals Court Sends BlackBerry Lawsuit Back to Lower Court

A US appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing BlackBerry of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone line that was misleading. While the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim, it ordered a ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK50 Android Smartphone Launched

BlackBerry Ltd unveiled a second Android-based handset on Tuesday, a device combining Alphabet Inc’s popular software and broad app catalog with the Canadian company’s security and productivity features at a lower price. The faded smartphone pioneer is hoping the DTEK50 will sell in greater numbers than the Priv, its first phone using the Android operating system, which Chief Executive John ... Read More »

Google, OnePlus, Samsung, BlackBerry Announce July Security Updates

Several smartphone manufacturers have announced July security update for their Android devices and others are likely to follow suit soon. OnePlus, Samsung, BlackBerry, and Nexus devices have confirmed some of their devices will receive the security update. Cyanogen firmware update, 277MB in size, for OnePlus One is already available as an over-the-air download and is said to contain no other ... Read More »

BlackBerry Classic Is Officially Dead

BlackBerry said Tuesday that it will stop making its Classic smartphone, less than two years after launching it with much fanfare. Ralph Pini, the company’s chief operating officer and general manager for devices, said the Classic has long surpassed the average lifespan for a smartphone in today’s market. “We are ready for change so we can give our customers something ... Read More »

BlackBerry reports internet Loss on Restructuring expenses, Write-Downs

BlackBerry, the Canadian mobile employer bought simply five lakh telephones globally within the first economic quarter – down from six lakh within the previous sector – reporting a $670 million loss which is its biggest loss in over years. although much of the loss was right down to restructuring prices, sales additionally fell to $400 million, down 39 percent on ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv begins Receiving Android 6.zero Marshmallow replace

BlackBerry on Tuesday introduced that Priv customers have began receiving the Android 6.zero Marshmallow update. The over-the-air (OTA) replace is now to be had to customers who bought their BlackBerry Priv thru ShopBlackBerry.com. however, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow replace could be coming to all fundamental carriers supplying Priv beginning may also three. The Canadian employer says that the state-of-the-art Android ... Read More »

BlackBerry Responds to Canadian Police Eavesdropping reviews

BlackBerry regarded Monday to renowned it helped Canadian federal police crack a Montreal crime syndicate that were using its messaging device, whilst insisting its phone safety stays impenetrable. In a weblog publish, BlackBerry chief government John Chen reiterated the agency’s long-held stance “that tech businesses as accurate company residents must comply with reasonable lawful access requests.” The feedback are the ... Read More »