BlackBerry victorious in U.S. patent infringement lawsuit brought by Mobile Telecommunications LLC

BlackBerry has scored 'a sweeping victory' as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruled in favor of BlackBerry in a patent infringement case brought by Mobile Telecommunications LLC (MTel). MTel had originally claimed that BlackBerry infringed on five of their patents but before heading to trial, the Court found that two of the patents were directed to non-patentable...

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The BlackBerry Priv sync pod is $23 off today!

The BlackBerry Priv sync pod is $23 off today!

Interested in an easier way to charge and sync your BlackBerry Priv? If you are tired of looking for a cable every time, BlackBerry's sync pod is a perfect addition to your desk or nightstand. Right now you can pick one up for $16.95, which is $23 off.

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BlackBerry Hamburg / Neon built by TCL turns up at the FCC, marketing name DTEK 50

UPDATE - Additional variations have also appeared showing the marketing name once again as DTEK 50. You can view those FCC documents here. When BlackBerry's Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard noted to us that BlackBerry's next handset release is "very, very imminent," he wasn't joking as a recent filing at the FCC appears to show. Documents dated July 14, have now appeared in the FCC database...

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AT&T reports Q2 2016 earnings with $40.5 billion in revenue, 2.1 million wireless net adds

AT&T has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2016, noting a solid bump in both consolidated revenues and wireless net adds over this time a year ago. In total, AT&T says that consolidated revenues were up to $40.5 billion for the quarter, which is an increase of 22% over the same period a year ago. Concerning the wireless market specifically, AT&T says that it saw a...

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Watch John Chen's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016

Watch John Chen's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016

If you were not able to catch our live blog to follow along with the BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry has now uploaded another portion of the event following the release of Rudy Giuliani's keynote. This time around, BlackBerry CEO John Chen's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 has been posted for all. As expected, Chen details BlackBerry's end-to-end mobile security strategy...

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Save $32 on this BlackBerry Priv leather flip case

Save $32 on this BlackBerry Priv leather flip case

Looking for a case that not only keeps the back of your BlackBerry Priv protected, but also the front? BlackBerry's leather smart flip case is a great choice that can do just that, and even show you your notifications while the cover is closed. Today you can pick one up for just $27.95, a savings of $32.

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Verizon expected to crack down on unlimited customers using 'extraordinary amount of data'

According to a new report, Verizon may be planning a crackdown of sorts on customers it deems to be using "an extraordinary amount of data" each month. Specifically, Droid Life reports that, according to its sources, unlimited data customers that Verizon flags as using too much data will have an opportunity to move to a different plan starting July 21. From Droid Life: According to...

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Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 hopes to protect your phone from longer drops

Corning Gorilla Glass

Corning has revealed Gorilla Glass 5, the next version of the company's smartphone display glass. Corning claims that phones with Gorilla Glass 5 will survive being dropped from up to 1.6 meters 80% of the time. Previous versions of Gorilla Glass have been used in smartphones from BlackBerry, Samsung, HTC, LG, and other OEMs. According to The Verge: Internal research done conducted by...

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Watch Rudy Giuliani's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016

Although the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 was not streamed live, there was at least one portion of the event recorded and that's the keynote address from former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani, who was mayor during 9/11, recalled the role BlackBerry played to keep people connected in a time of crisis, reiterated the importance of cybersecurity and held a Q&A session for...

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Turn your phone into a dashboard camera with DashCam Pro

Turn your phone into a dashboard camera with DashCam Pro

Dashboard cameras are one way to provide evidence of what happened during a collision or fender bender. They can also document your driving habits, as well as, rare moments that occur on the road. If you are looking to turn your BlackBerry 10 device into a simple dashboard camera, there is DashCam Pro by Toysoft Development Inc. This easy-to-use app allows you to record live video (with audio)...

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Media "conditioned" to ask BlackBerry about handset business, says Chen

Media "conditioned" to ask BlackBerry about handset business, says Chen

BlackBerry says it has a great story to tell that has nothing to do with handsets. BlackBerry's CEO, John Chen, rebuked questions about the company's flagging handset business during a media Q&A at the annual BlackBerry Security Summit in New York City on Tuesday, saying that reporters have "conditioned [themselves] to ask me that question." "If I come to you with a billion dollar...

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Symphony Secure Collaboration Service arrives on the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform

BlackBerry and Symphony Communication Services, LLC, the secure collaboration and workflow technology company, today announced the availability of Symphony's iOS application on the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform. With the support of Symphony's collaboration solution, we are expanding the portfolio of third-party business applications for Good Dynamics and supplementing our overall...

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BlackBerry and AppDome team up to enable codeless integration for apps

BlackBerry and AppDone team up to enable codeless integration for apps

BlackBerry and AppDome today announced the availability of AppDome's AppFusion service for the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform from BlackBerry. With AppDome, applications can take advantage of Good Dynamics' specific secure workflow for enterprise apps without the need for developers to access the source code. In partnering with AppDome, we are expanding flexibility and enabling...

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United States Coast Guard chooses BlackBerry software for Alert Warning System expansion

Much like the U.S. Senate, BlackBerry has now announced that its AtHoc division has expanded its relationship with the United States Coast Guard, extending the capabilities and functionality of the Coast Guard's award-winning Alert Warning System (AWS) 2.0 to include alerting for staff members in the National Capitol Region. The latest expansion adds to AtHoc's existing support for the Coast...

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Secure Mobility Solutions from BlackBerry receive new U.S. Department of Defense approval

As part of the announcements coming out of the BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry has now announced that its multi-OS EMM platform BES12 and the latest BlackBerry OS 10.3.2 for smartphones have achieved STIG approval from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for use at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Security is one of the top priorities for our government customers. The...

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U.S. Senate will use BlackBerry software for crisis communications on Capitol Hill

BlackBerry today announced that the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Office (Sergeant at Arms) has awarded a multi-million dollar order for the BlackBerry AtHoc crisis communications software to power the Sergeant at Arms' Joint Emergency Mass Notification Systems (JEMNS) over five years. It's critical for the nation's political epicenter to be prepared with a unified communications system to...

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TÜBİTAK MRC chooses QNX for its new E1000 electric locomotive

TÜBİTAK MRC chooses QNX for its new E1000 electric locomotive

QNX Software Systems Limited today announced that the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)-Marmara Research Center (MRC) has selected the QNX Neutrino Realtime OS as the software platform for its new E1000 electric locomotive. The QNX Neutrino OS was the perfect choice for the E1000 locomotive project, said associate professor, Dr. Abdülkadir Balıkçı, Director...

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BlackBerry will discuss new devices next week

BlackBerry will discuss new devices next week

If you were hoping for new device news to come out of the BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry CEO John Chen put an end to that possibility early on during the event. However, we do now know when to expect some. "People always ask me about handsets, but we do a lot more than handsets." "We are becoming a strong professional services provider," said Chen. "We believe everything we do is...

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CellTrust announces beta availability of CellTrust SL2 at BlackBerry Security Summit

As part of the BlackBerry Security Summit, CellTrust Corporation has now announced the beta availability of CellTrust SL2, the next generation of CellTrust SecureLine for mobile compliance enforcement. The notion that controlling physical devices ensures mobile data security is not only impractical, but can lead to steep user-adoption challenges and compliance risks, said Sean Moshir,...

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