Category: BlackBerry

Canada-Wide Science Fair winners

B.C. students dominate smartphone app category in Canada-Wide Science Fair

Last month, BlackBerry announced a new mobile development award for the Canada-Wide Science Fair 2014. Students across our fair nation were tasked with building a mobile application using PhoneGap or Appcelerator that meets BlackBerry’s BB10 UI guidelines, with the top winners receiving one-on-one mentorship with a BlackBerry mobile developer expert, a BlackBerry 10 smartphone, and

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BlackBerry shows off BES12 features at DC event (VIDEO)

BlackBerry is currently on a enterprise customer tour across North America to spread the word on upcoming products. We were at the Toronto event a few weeks back, where John Sims, President of Global Enterprise Services, talked a lot about IoT ahead of the company’s Project Ion announcement. This week, BlackBerry is in DC, giving

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BlackBerry now lets other enterprise companies control BlackBerrys

“This never would have happened under Steve Jobs.” We’ve heard it many times before, in response to any number of decisions made under the new billion dollar hero, Tim Cook. Now, we can say the same of BlackBerry. “This never would have happened under Mike. No way under Jim.” But John Chen’s BlackBerry is deliberately, unabashedly not the

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BlackBerry to sell its Canadian real estate for $305 million

BlackBerry announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Spear Street Capital to sell its Canadian real estate holdings, more than 3 million square feet of space and surrounding land, for $305 million CDN. The deal is expected to close, in part, this month, with 80% of the holdings being fulfilled by the

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BlackBerry 10 Beta Zone opens to all app developers

BlackBerry’s Beta Zone has, through the years, hosted early versions of popular first-party apps like BBM, Twitter, Facebook, Evernote and others. More recently, the company released a standalone BB10 portal that consolidates all eligible programs into a single place. Today, the company sent an email to all participants of the BlackBerry Beta Zone informing them

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BlackBerry Z30 drops to $500 no-term at TELUS

The BlackBerry Z10 recently received a major price drop to an incredibly low $200 prepaid on TELUS. Now the carrier has once again taken out the knife and cut the prices on both flagship devices, the Q10 and the Z30, by a $100 each. The Z30 falls to $500 and the QWERTY/Touch Q10 drops to

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