Good Technology, soon to be merged with BlackBerry, took advantage of the media attention around the annual Boxworks conference to announce that it is extending the mobile content management capabilities of its Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform to cloud storage provider Box.
After months of speculation, BlackBerry, the company that defined the market for secure mobile phones, confirmed that it will soon deliver a new phone that runs on the Android operating system.
BlackBerry on Wednesday said that it had completed the acquisition of AtHoc, a secure networked crisis communications company, for an undisclosed consideration.
It was around 1997 – almost 15 years after Motorola released the DynaTac, the first commercial cellphone – that mobile phones started replacing or "disrupting" scores of common product categories. Since, cellphones have continue on this path. We took a look back to the very beginning of the cellphone market to examine just how disruptive the technology has been over time.
Apple is releasing its new mobile operating system iOS 9 on Wednesday, and Good Technology, for one, is offering day-one iOS 9 support for its enterprise mobility management customers, enabling them to upgrade to the new Apple mobile operating system without service disruptions or compromises to security.
Despite financial troubles that are forcing it to cut jobs, BlackBerry has enough cash in hand to acquire Good Technology for $425 million.
Photos of the rumored BlackBerry Venice phone running Android operating system have been published by the website Tinhte.vn and covered by TechCrunch.
Without a large ecosystem of apps for BlackBerry, consumers are not going to buy BlackBerry devices. BlackBerry CEO John Chen admitted as much in a talk Friday in Palo Alto, Calif.
BlackBerry introduced Wednesday updates to its WatchDox file sync and sharing product that improves content management and security for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices.
BlackBerry's foray into the Android operating system, its Venice smartphone, is coming to the major U.S. carriers in November, according to a report by VentureBeat, citing "infamous leaker" Evan Bass.