BlackBerry Ltd beat third-quarter earnings forecasts on Wednesday amid strong enterprise software sales and licensing revenue.
CEO reaffirms that BlackBerry's plan to generate licensing revenue from its portfolio patent is still on track
BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen said on 16 October the company’s strategy for generating licensing revenue from its patent portfolio remains on track.
BlackBerry has now redefined itself as a software company and it does not make its own phones, outsourcing phone manufacturing to China's TCL.
A visit to trucking firm Titanium Transportation helps explain why BlackBerry's stock is once again a darling in Canadian markets.
Canada's BlackBerry Ltd plans to invest C$100 million ($75 million) in a new autonomous vehicle testing hub over several years, the company's chief executive said on Monday, as the fallen smartphone pioneer looks elsewhere for growth.
Blackberry has been a classic example of how a company that once dominated the smartphone world, spiraled to a downfall.
BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it will stop making its Classic model, raising further doubts about the future of the smartphone pioneer's money-losing handset business as the company shifts its focus to software.
BlackBerry Ltd's top priority for this year is making its devices business profitable, its chief executive said on Wednesday, even as it weighs the future of its hardware operation.
Tech companies should comply with lawful requests to access protected data, BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen said
After Priv, BlackBerry plans to launch two new Android smartphones.
BlackBerry Ltd plans to make a decision by September on the future of its beleaguered smartphone business, but its Chief Executive John Chen stressed on Friday he remains confident the company will have a profitable hardware segment by then.
BlackBerry could possibly quit handset business by 2016; unless it sells 5 million handsets this year
The decline of BlackBerry in the smartphone market has been steady, gradual and certain. Over the years, Apple’s iPhone and long list of Android smartphones have heavily dented the prominence that BlackBerry enjoyed in the past decade.
On being asked about BlackBerry's hardware future, CEO John Chen said, "Sometime next year we have to make our device business profitable, otherwise I have to rethink what I do there."
BlackBerry on Thursday showcased a suite of security products that safeguard everything from medical devices to Hollywood movie scripts, though its CEO acknowledged that his effort to transform the company remains a work in progress.
BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google's Android software for the first time, an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal.
BlackBerry posted a surprise quarterly profit on Friday and said it is pushing to end a slide in its revenue in this fiscal year, sending the stock up as much as 5.1 percent.
BlackBerry launched its long-awaited Classic on Wednesday, a smartphone it hopes will help it win back market share and woo those still using older versions of its physical keyboard devices.
BlackBerry announced partnerships with Samsung and other high-profile tech players broadening the reach of its new mobile-device management and security platform.
"We're managing the supply chain, we are managing inventories, we are managing cash, and we have expenses now at a number that is very manageable. BlackBerry has survived; now we have to start looking at growth."