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BlackBerry struggles with turnaround, but surprises with quarterly profit

In response to the financial fiasco that was the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 handset, the Canadian mobility firm replaced its CEO and shifted its focus from hardware to enterprise software. Whether that strategy is paying off remains to be seen.

Spotlight: BlackBerry goes back to the future with new slider

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 takes BES 12 into the cloud, adds Sprint to list of carriers offering BES 12

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.

Spotlight: BlackBerry rolls out latest handset OS with access to Android apps

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.

When it comes to mobility, SMBs go upscale

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.

Law firm opted for Good over BlackBerry back in BlackBerry's heyday

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.

Spotlight: BlackBerry names new chief security officer with IoT background

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.

News Scan: BlackBerry wants mobile app net neutrality; Google to sell wireless services; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, Jan. 23.

News Scan: BlackBerry, Samsung quell merger rumors; Albemarle opts to split BYOD costs; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Jan. 16, including BlackBerry's denial of Samsung rumors, chemical firm Albemarle's plans to split BYOD costs with employees, HealthTronics picks AirWatch for mobile management, IoT analytics market making up one-third of analytics revenue by 2020 and tablet market's increase to 8.5 percent CAGR through 2019.

BlackBerry regains some ground in the battle for the mobile enterprise

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.