Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

US Department of Defense approves security technology on BlackBerry smartphones

BlackBerry, which is hoping to pick up more customers in highly regulated industries, just received the U.S. Department of Defense stamp of approval for the derived Public Key Infrastructure credentials on its BlackBerry operating system and BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

BlackBerry to acquire crisis communication firm AtHoc, further builds out software set

Looking to further solidify its standing in the market as an enterprise mobile software provider, BlackBerry announced Wednesday its planned acquisition of AtHoc, a provider of secure networked crisis communications.

Spotlight: BlackBerry cuts more jobs, shifts workers to different roles

BlackBerry is cutting more jobs and shifting other workers around to different roles, the Globe and Mail reported Tuesday.

BlackBerry buys two new Android-related domain names, fueling speculation

BlackBerry has registered Android-related domain names, including "AndroidSecured.com" and "AndroidSecured.net," according to a report by Reuters.

BlackBerry adds support for KNOX Workspace, Android for Work to BES 12 platform

BlackBerry announced several updates Wednesday for its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12 enterprise mobility management platform, including providing support for Samsung KNOX Workspace and Android for Work.

BlackBerry continues slide in enterprise mobility market, according to IDC

BlackBerry is counting on its enterprise mobility software and services business to save it from a precipitous decline in the handset market. Unfortunately, the Canadian firm doesn't seem to be doing much better in that business than in the handset business. The enterprise mobility software market is crowded and big names are jockeying for position. 

BlackBerry's Chen betting the farm on the software, tech licensing business

Despite continuing revenue decline, BlackBerry is seeing a resurgence of its software and technology licensing business, according to the latest financials issued Tuesday by the Canadian mobility firm.

Report: Struggling BlackBerry may start making Android smartphones

Frustrated by the uptake of its BlackBerry 10 phones, struggling BlackBerry is mulling making a smartphone that runs the Android operating system for the first time, reported Reuters, citing sources familiar with the situation.

Spotlight: Incipio acquires iPad keyboard-case maker ClamCase

While Typo was fending off BlackBerry's legal assault, mobile device accessories maker Incipio was busy acquiring ClamCase, which makes iPad keyboard casesnot unlike what Typo is now limited to selling by its settlement with BlackBerry.

You can't keep a good reality TV host down

This just shows you can't keep a good reality TV host down. After suffering a major legal setback at the hands of BlackBerry, Ryan Seacrest and his venture partners in Typo are forging ahead with an iPad keyboard that could turn an iPad into a laptop.