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BlackBerry ties up with Amazon Appstore to bring more Android apps to BB10

by Dimitris Skiannis BlackBerry has announced that it has partnered with Amazon Appstore to bring more Android applications to BlackBerry 10 users. The integration will be launched as a part of BlackBerry 10.3 operating system, which is set to be released later this year. “We’ve heard your appeals for access to more applications for your BlackBerry 10 device and we […] 20 June 2014 at 09:38 pm

Q4 2013. No good news for Blackberry

by dlife Blackberry announced yesterday its Q4 2013 financial results and things look bad once more. The company announced a 66% drop in revenue reaching 976$ million and had almost 423$ million in losses, a number that cannot be reclaimed by 2016, since that's the date Jon Chen (Blackberry CEO) expects the company to return to profitability. […] 25 March 2014 at 06:14 pm

Barack Obama may leave his Blackberry for and Android!

by Christine Kitsati It's widely known that the US President is allowed to use only Blackberry smartphones, since they are the only ones that pass the White House security standards. It seems that now things have changed since -according to WSJ- security officials of the US President may choose a Samsung or LG smartphone running on Android as […] 21 March 2014 at 10:05 pm

Alicia Keys does not work any more for Blackberry

by Christine Kitsati The cooperation of Blackberry with the popular singer and creator Alicia keys seems to come to an end in less than a year after its beginning. Alicia Keys had taken over the role of the global creative director of the company last January, when Blackberry had announced Blackberry 10 OS, in order to inspire the […] 9 January 2014 at 10:59 am

The fall of Blackberry will continue, according to Foxconn until 2018

by dlife Unfortunately the decline of Blackberry continues since the company announced considerable losses for the third quarter of 2013. According to a relative report, the company has losses of 4.4 billion dollars (!) the last three months, while in the second quarter had "only" 965 million dollars of losses. These losses are due in a part to […] 3 January 2014 at 09:00 am

Obama cannot own an iPhone for safety reasons

by Christine Kitsati Even though Blackberry isn't very well last months, the company still has a very loyal supporter, and his name is the US president, Barack Obama. In a meeting with certain people, relative to Obamacare, a health system which has caused so much discussions in USA, Obama did not hesitate to reveal that he is not […] 10 December 2013 at 04:19 pm

More changes in the CEO line for Blackberry

by dlife It looks like the Canadian firm is going through some difficult times and is constantly changing CEOs in order to find the best way to proceed with its future in the mobile phone industry. Roger Martin is the last member of the Board that resigned his place (he was in Blackberry since 2007) but the […] 27 November 2013 at 09:44 am

Blackberry to be acquired by Fairfax Int?

by Christine Kitsati It looks like Blackberry, after months of continuous efforts for its acquisition by another company, managed to come to an agreement to be acquired by FairFax International for the amount of 4.7$ billion! According to a statement, Blackberry announced that Fairfax (its largest shareholder with 10%) has offered a letter of intend to buy Blackberry's […] 24 September 2013 at 06:31 pm

Blackberry fights for its survival...

by George Iosifidis Things look bad for Blackberry. The Canadian company announced plans to lay off 4500 employees to reduce its working costs since it expects a loss of almost 1$ billion for the Q2 of 2013! A large part of these losses has been affected by the really low sales of Blackberry Z10, with thousands of these […] 24 September 2013 at 12:43 pm

Breaking news: Blackberry is officially available for aqcuisition

by niki lyberis Finally Blackberry admits that is open for discussions regarding a possible acquisition or the investment from other companies. The company announced officially its intention with a press release and its stock stopped being accepted in NASDAQ and TSX. Blackberry's CEO, Thorsten Heins mentions that the results of the company are all in all really good. […] 13 August 2013 at 07:38 pm