Entries in 'blackberry' (10)

Android claimed 84.7% smartphone sales share in Q2 2014

Android claimed 84.7% smartphone sales share in Q2 2014

84.7 per cent of smartphones shipped worldwide in the quarter ending June 2014 used Google’s Android operating system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 12:38PM in News
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

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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
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.

Matthew Jarvis
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

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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
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