Category: BlackBerry


BlackBerry BES10 version 10.2 enhancements announced, now in customer testing

BlackBerry issued an open letter to its enterprise customers yesterday, declaring they are “very much alive” and going back to its roots. The Waterloo-based company, now under the leadership of Interim CEO John Chen, aims to focus its efforts on EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) and security of “all devices.” To wit, the company has announced



BlackBerry announces ‘BlackBerry World 25 Days of Gifts 2013′

BlackBerry has over 130,000 apps in BlackBerry World and to celebrate the festive season they’ll be giving away 25 free premium BlackBerry downloads with a promo called “BlackBerry World 25 Days of Gifts 2013.” The good deed starts on December 1st and lasts until December 25th. It also looks like the free goods are not



BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982 Hands-on

The BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982, the sequel to 2012′s Bold 9900-based P’9981, is either fashionable and beautiful or overpriced and gaudy, depending on which camp you fall into. If you appreciate strong, bold design, unsympathetic to the soft voice of mass-market reason, this is your phone. At approximately $2,500 CDN, the P’9982 is a repackaged



BlackBerry announces exec shuffle, removes CMO and COO while replacing CFO

BlackBerry is starting off the week with a slew of executive announcement changes. The company’s Chief Operating Officer, Kristian Tear, and its Chief Marketing Officer, Frank Boulben, are leaving the company, and current Chief Financial Officer, Brian Bidulka, will be replaced by James Yersh. The former will remain as a special advisor to new CEO,



BlackBerry cuts another 250 employees in Waterloo

Deja vu — Another Monday and more job cuts at BlackBerry. According to a report in The Record, BlackBerry has cut another 250 people from the Waterloo headquarters. The company previously reported plans to slash 4,500 employees with a bigger goal to reclaim their success in the smartphone space. These cuts bring the total loss