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Apple hires BlackBerry’s top software VP, BlackBerry wins court battle over departure

Apple hires BlackBerry’s top software VP, BlackBerry wins court battle over departure

Sebastien Marineau-Mes, BlackBerry’s SVP of Software, is leaving the ailing smartphone manufacturer for brighter and warmer pastures: Apple. Or at least that’s what he’s trying to do, if it weren’t for those pesky contracts. As revealed [...]

BlackBerry may (or may not) release PlayBook followup, someday

BlackBerry may (or may not) release PlayBook followup, someday

We haven’t forgotten BlackBerry’s brief and ill-fated foray into the tablet market, and apparently neither has the smartphone maker – but they won’t launch a second attempt until they’re damn good and ready. Pocket-lint reported that [...]

CrackBerry’s celebrating its 7th birthday with a giveaway… and it’s not a BlackBerry!

CrackBerry’s celebrating its 7th birthday with a giveaway… and it’s not a BlackBerry!

Our friends at CrackBerry are celebrating their 7th birthday this week (as if they needed a reason to celebrate this week), and they’re doing it by giving away a batch of cool stuff. Oh, and it’s [...]

BlackBerry deal with US Defence Department sends shares sky high

BlackBerry deal with US Defence Department sends shares sky high

BlackBerry has maintained its position with the US government as the go-to choice for secure smartphones, thanks to a new deal with the Defence Department that sent shares skyrocketing. The Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA) will [...]

Typo at #CESlive: The hardware iPhone keyboard maker talks typing and BlackBerry lawsuit

Typo at #CESlive: The hardware iPhone keyboard maker talks typing and BlackBerry lawsuit

It’s #CESlive and we’re talking to Laurence Hallier, CEO of Typo. That’s the Bluetooth keyboard for iPhone that American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest is giving two big thumbs-up — and on! — to. It attaches to the [...]

Typo iPhone keyboard maker says BlackBerry lawsuit ‘lacks merit’

Typo iPhone keyboard maker says BlackBerry lawsuit ‘lacks merit’

Typo, the Ryan Seacrest-backed business responsible for developing the Typo Keyboard attachment designed to work with the iPhone, has responded to a recently-filed lawsuit by BlackBerry, the beleaguered Canadian smartphone manufacturer. We are aware of the [...]

BlackBerry set to lose two more executives as leadership cull continues

BlackBerry set to lose two more executives as leadership cull continues

A source close to the beleaguered BlackBerry has told The Wall Street Journal that two senior staff members will soon be leaving the smartphone manufacturer. Chris Wormald, head of BlackBerry’s mergers and acquisitions, will reportedly be [...]

Ex-Apple CEO reportedly mulling bid to rescue BlackBerry

Ex-Apple CEO reportedly mulling bid to rescue BlackBerry

We’ve seen a steady stream of potential suitors for BlackBerry in recent months, but unnamed sources are now claiming ex-Apple CEO John Sculley is looking into taking control of the company. The Globe and Mail reports that [...]

BlackBerry CMO expecting BBM for iPhone to launch ‘within days’

BlackBerry CMO expecting BBM for iPhone to launch ‘within days’

After the first launch of BBM on iPhone suffered massive issues and was eventually halted, we’ve been left wondering when, if at all, we may see the messaging service again. According to a report on Reuters, [...]

BlackBerry announces cloud service for managing iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices

BlackBerry announces cloud service for managing iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices

BlackBerry has announced a new cloud service for managing users and applications on BlackBerry devices, iOS, and Android. The service requires no servers to install, and devices can be easily managed and secured. Managing devices and [...]