BlackBerry has recruited a new chief operating officer, Marty Beard, recently CEO of cloud customer service company LiveOps and before that an executive at Sybase. Beard’s responsibilities will include marketing, BlackBerry 10 application development... #North America#Mark Wilson#Sybase, Inc.
I first heard of vCita a few years ago when I was in Israel. At the time it was creating an online scheduling tool – similar to that offered by Tungle (since acquired by Blackberry and shuttered) and ScheduleOnce. vCita however was focused more on sm... #North America#Mark Wilson#Sybase, Inc.
In response to “an incredible number of requests,” Blackberry will soon bring its BBM messaging app to Windows Phone. For now, the app is in a filled-up closed beta , though you can register to join the waiting list . Blackberry says it will open th... #North America#Mark Wilson#Sybase, Inc.
There's a new member of the digital assistant club: the BlackBerry Assistant, which will debut on the new square BlackBerry Passport. BlackBerry Assistant will join Apple's Siri, Google Now, and Microsoft's Cortana as digital assistants integrated in... #Microsoft Corporation#Google Inc.#Apple, Inc.#Siri
The [BlackBerry] Passport, the company's upcoming square -- yes, square phone -- is "like the IMAX of productivity," according to the company. No, that's no typo. BlackBerry is betting its future on a square phone, and the company laid out the reason... #Microsoft Corporation#Google Inc.#Apple, Inc.#Siri
Apple’s partnership with IBM to tackle the mobile enterprise could have lasting ramifications for both companies—as well as for rivals Google, Microsoft and BlackBerry. It could also make life a lot easier for IT staff at large enterprises. Apple and... #IBM#Microsoft Corporation#Google Inc.#Apple, Inc.