Category: BlackBerry

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BlackBerry ‘will not be hosting a BlackBerry Live conference in 2014′

A long time ago, BlackBerry’s main conference was called Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES). But when the company transitioned to a more consumer-focused product line, the name changed to BlackBerry World, followed by BlackBerry Live. Now, they’re no more — at least for 2014. According to a recent company blog post, BlackBerry has decided to cancel

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BlackBerry CEO sends letter to employees: ‘We will succeed’

John Chen, Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry, is breathing new life into the business. Yesterday the Waterloo-based business announced poor quarterly results, but during the conference call to analysts and investors Chen stated some brutal truth — mainly that he hopes the company becomes profitable by 2016, deciding to focus on the enterprise market, and

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BlackBerry hires John Sims to lead its Enterprise Services Business

Good news for BlackBerry shareholders today. According to a press release, the Waterloo-based company has appointed John Sims to lead their Enterprise Services Business. Sims’ previous gig was President of SAP’s Mobile Services business and his official title at BlackBerry is President of Global Enterprise Services. John Chen, Executive Chair and CEO of BlackBerry, stated,

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