Entries in 'blackberry' (15)

Chen denies Blackberry could ditch handset business

Chen denies Blackberry could ditch handset business

The boss of beleaguered smartphone company Balckberry has denied telling a news agency that it could quit the handset business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:31AM in News
Buoyant Blackberry boss says iPhone users are "wall huggers"

Buoyant Blackberry boss says iPhone users are "wall huggers"

Having been defeated by Apple in more or less aspect of its business, Blackberry has decided to mock its rival over the iPhone’s battery life.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
Blackberry loses Global Creative Director (who is Alicia Keys)

Blackberry loses Global Creative Director (who is Alicia Keys)

The Global Creative Director at Blackberry has left the company. That, of course, was singer-songwriter Alicia Keys.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 12:57PM in News
Fairfax's $5bn Blackberry acquisition terms altered as Heins finally steps down

Fairfax's $5bn Blackberry acquisition terms altered as Heins finally steps down

The proposed sale of troubled phone specialist Blackberry to Fairfax Financial Holdings has been scrapped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 2:10PM in News

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Blackberry releases open letter as it tries to calm the nerves

Blackberry releases open letter as it tries to calm the nerves

With a dark cloud of uncertainty hanging over it, Blackberry has released an open letter in which it has tried to reassure the world that everything will be fine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 3:57PM in News
T-Mobile pulls Blackberry phones from US stores

T-Mobile pulls Blackberry phones from US stores

T-Mobile US is to withdraw BlackBerry smartphones from sale in its stores, following a lack of demand.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:40AM in News
Blackberry agrees $4.75bn acquisition

Blackberry agrees $4.75bn acquisition

Financial services firm and existing Blackberry shareholder Fairfax has agreed to acquire the struggling phone company.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:26AM in News
Blackberry axing 4,500 jobs

Blackberry axing 4,500 jobs

A catastrophic loss of nearly $1bn has forced Blackberry – formerly RIM – to announce the axing of 4,500 jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 9:35AM in News

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Blackberry admits that it might have to sell itself

Blackberry admits that it might have to sell itself

After what can only be described as a very tough year so far, Blackberry has finally admitted that the end may be close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 2:21PM in News
Blackberry boss says tablet computers will be dead in five years

Blackberry boss says tablet computers will be dead in five years

The tablet computer industry – and in turn the iPad – will be dead within five years, the boss of Blackberry has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Blackberry accuses Apple of lacking innovation

Blackberry accuses Apple of lacking innovation

BlackBerry 10 is about to debut in Australia, and BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins – a man seemingly exhilarated from the Z10 release – has spoke to the Australian Financial Review ...

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Mar 18th 2013 at 3:15PM in News
Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Blackberry manufacturer RIM is said to be considering selling off its handset business and becoming a messaging service specialist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 1:39PM in News

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RIM offers $100 of free apps following Blackberry outages

RIM offers $100 of free apps following Blackberry outages

Following RIM's worldwide BlackBerry signal failure, the firm plans to make it up to the millions of irate customers with a selection of apps in a bid to "work ...

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Oct 17th 2011 at 1:09PM in News
Blackberry PlayBook sales stutter

Blackberry PlayBook sales stutter

Troubled mobile comms manufacturer RIM has revealed that it has shipped on 200k units of its new PlayBook tablet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2011 at 11:07AM in News
Jobs lays into BlackBerry and Android

Jobs lays into BlackBerry and Android

With 14.1 million iPhones sold in its Q4, and quarterly revenues over the $20 billion mark, it's no wonder Apple CEO Steve Jobs was uber-bullish during the company's earnings call ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 11:28AM in News