BlackBerry is merging the advanced technology of a "dual curved display" with old-fashion slider technology in a new touchscreen smartphone set to hit the market later this year.
BlackBerry on Monday announced at Mobile World Congress that it will launch a cloud version of its popular BlackBerry Enterprise Services 12 enterprise mobility management platform later this month.
BlackBerry rolled out on Thursday a major update to its BlackBerry 10 operating system that runs its Passport tablet and latest version of its smartphones. The update gives BlackBerry 10 device users access to Android apps on the Amazon Appstore, among other changes.
While small and medium-sized businesses might be pinching pennies in other areas, they are opting for the pricey iPhone when it comes to smartphones.
Faced with a choice between BlackBerry and Good Technology to enable its mobility program, Connecticut-based law firm Updike, Kelly & Spellacy (UKS) opted for Good, explained Frank Mauri, the firm's IT director. Surprisingly, Mauri made the move back in 2006 when BlackBerry was riding high.
Mobility firm BlackBerry has named David Kleidermacher as its new chief security officer. He brings to the mobility firm experience in IoT and embedded devices security.
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In the battle for the mobile enterprise, BlackBerry has been ceding territory to Apple and Android for a number of years. But in the latest skirmish, BlackBerry regained ground, previously seized by Apple and MobileIron, as mobile supplier to Ocean Capital Investments.
The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is underway right now in Las Vegas. And while the emphasis is on consumers at this January tech show, which finishes up tomorrow, it's also important to take note of some of the tech announcements that may soon trickle over into the enterprise.