News tagged ‘blackberry’

Monday, 12 Aug 2013

BlackBerry May Consider Going Private (Update)

BlackBerry May Consider Going Private (Update)

Sources from inside BlackBerry have informed Reuters that the troubled company is open to the idea of going private, which would give it breathing room to fix its problems out of the public eye. (Update: BlackBerry just announced the formation of a Special Committee to explore strategic alternatives such as joint ventures or a sale of the Company.)

Friday, 26 Jul 2013

Downsizing Again, Blackberry Lays Off 250 Employees from its R&D Department

Downsizing Again, Blackberry Lays Off 250 Employees from its R&D Department

As part of its "complex transition", Blackberry has confirmed that it has laid off 250 employees from its R&D and new product testing facility.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

WhatsApp Arrives on BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp Arrives on BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp and BlackBerry has announced that WhatsApp will bring a native version of its popular mobile messaging service to the BlackBerry 10 platform.

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Lenovo Considering BlackBerry Acquisition

Lenovo Considering BlackBerry Acquisition

Lenovo's CEO, Yang Yuanqing has expressed interest in a possible deal between Lenovo and BlackBerry. He also added that he needs to analyze the market to see if BlackBerry would be a suitable fit for Lenovo.

Friday, 8 Mar 2013

BlackBerry and Gameloft Partner to Bring Gaming Apps to BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry and Gameloft Partner to Bring Gaming Apps to BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry has teamed up with Gameloft to provide BlackBerry Z10 customers access to a suite of mobile games. To celebrate this collaboration, BlackBerry and Gameloft is offering two games - N.O.V.A. 3 and Asphalt 7: Heat - from BlackBerry World for free.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

BlackBerry Z10 Available from 7th March Onwards at All Three Telcos (Update)

BlackBerry Z10 Available from 7th March Onwards at All Three Telcos (Update)

Available in either Black or White, the first smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10, the Z10, will retail for S$918 inclusive of GST through SingTel, StarHub, and M1 from 7th March. Additionally, SingTel will be taking pre-orders from today onwards, with StarHub and M1 allowing customers to register their interest.

Thursday, 31 Jan 2013

Research In Motion Changes Its Name to BlackBerry

Research In Motion Changes Its Name to BlackBerry

RIM (Research In Motion) has announced that it has changed its name to "BlackBerry" with immediate effect.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

RIM Releases BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

RIM Releases BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

RIM has announced the next generation of its multiplatform enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES) 10, is now available for download.

Thursday, 27 Dec 2012

Photo of Another BlackBerry QWERTY Device Leaked

Photo of Another BlackBerry QWERTY Device Leaked

We already know that Research In Motion (RIM) will kick-start next year with two BlackBerry 10 devices, the full touchscreen Z10 and the QWERTY-equipped X10. What about a third, unknown device?

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

First Dedicated BlackBerry Expert Center Opens in Singapore

First Dedicated BlackBerry Expert Center Opens in Singapore

The newly-launched BlackBerry Expert Center in Singapore aims to provide fast service and onsite repairs so customers can retain their existing handsets without requiring a loan or replacement handset.

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