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May 02, 2016 John Chen: We have two new phones coming out between now and the end of the year
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Ahead of appearing at Milken Institute Global Conference, BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down with CNBC's Brian Sullivan to discuss all things BlackBerry. While the interview didn't really dig deep into new information but instead focused on a lot of what was covered in BlackBerry's earnings call, there was one item on agenda that is of concern to many and that's BlackBerry hardware. Continue Reading →
May 01, 2016 John Chen wants to give you a BlackBerry!
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No, seriously. He does. As announced on his Twitter account, BlackBerry CEO John Chen will be picking a 'BlackBerry Fan of the Month' on the 1st of every month and the only thing you need to do in order to win is tweet him with how BlackBerry helps you every day. Continue Reading →
Apr 29, 2016 BlackBerry CEO John Chen to present at the Milken Institute Global Conference
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The Milken Institute Global Conference kicks off in Los Angeles on May 1-4, and over 700 speakers are scheduled to appear. Among them, this year, just like last year, will be BlackBerry CEO John Chen, who will be discussing Digital Darwinism: How Companies Can Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age. Continue Reading →
Apr 26, 2016 Register for the BlackBerry and Microsoft Executive Panel: Security, Productivity, and the Cloud
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Register for the webinar to hear from David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Officer at BlackBerry, and John Hewie, National Security Officer at Microsoft Canada, as they discuss security challenges, tensions that businesses face today, opportunities in the cloud, and more. Continue Reading →
Apr 12, 2016 Register for the 'Making Sense of the EMM Alphabet Soup' webinar
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If you get confused by the alphabet soup of acronyms such as EMM, MDM, MAM and MCM, BlackBerry is looking to help clear things up for by hosting a 'Making Sense of the EMM Alphabet Soup - a detailed look at MDM, MAM & MCM' webinar on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Continue Reading →
Apr 08, 2016 BlackBerry and Fast Telecom sign distribution agreement
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One of the key points made by BlackBerry CEO John Chen during the Q4 Fiscal 2016 earnings call was that BlackBerry was needing to ramp up their distribution and now BlackBerry and Fast Telecom have announced that they have signed a distribution agreement which will help BlackBerry expand their offerings in the Middle East and North Africa. Continue Reading →
Apr 07, 2016 John Chen: BlackBerry committed to India, eyeing revival
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During a visit to India, BlackBerry CEO John Chen reiterated the brand's commitment to the country. Chen is meeting with BlackBerry employees, partners, and government officials in India, stating that the vendor has signed two new partners for its enterprise and mobility solutions. Continue Reading →
Apr 06, 2016 John Chen discusses BlackBerry security and E-mail
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It would seem as though John Chen has had enough of the speculation that 'BlackBerry technology may have been deployed in a non-approved manner, placing sensitive government information at risk' in regards to Hillary Clinton. Continue Reading →
Apr 01, 2016 John Chen: Software done well, hardware underperformed
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Following BlackBerry's earnings report and conference call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down with CNBC's Jon Fortt to talk about the earnings and his outlook for the company. Continue Reading →
Mar 31, 2016 Reminder: BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1
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Just a quick, friendly reminder for those of you holding shares of BBRY that BlackBerry will be reporting results for its Q4 FY 2016 earnings on April 1, 2016. Continue Reading →
Mar 20, 2016 TechAccess will now offer the BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio
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Following the announcement of Exclusive Networks offering the full BlackBerry Enterprise software portfolio across Benelux, DACH and the U.K, BlackBerry has continued to expand their distribution partners. This time around, TechAccess and BlackBerry have teamed up by signing a distribution agreement which covers GCC, KSA, Levant, North Africa and Pakistan. Continue Reading →
Mar 18, 2016 BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1
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Save the date for April 1st, as that's when BlackBerry will be announcing its Year-End and fourth quarter fiscal 2016 results. Continue Reading →
Mar 15, 2016 BlackBerry is one of the most visible brands in the new season of House of Cards
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Netflix's House of Cards is a hit and if you've ever watched it, then you know product placement on the show is huge as well. So much so that a lot of time goes into analyzing the brands within each episode. Concave Brand Tracking are the latest to pull some of that data and after having combed through the latest season, have BlackBerry as the number one mobile phone brand for visibility and screen time within the show. Continue Reading →
Mar 11, 2016 BlackBerry hosting Mobility Summit on April 6
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BlackBerry is hosting a Mobility Summit on April, 6th at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Hilversum for CIOs, CTOs, CSOs and those responsible for enterprise mobility. Continue Reading →
Mar 02, 2016 BlackBerry launches new direct device sales program for business owners and IT administrators
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BlackBerry has now announced a new BlackBerry smartphone sales initiative allowing business owners and IT administrators looking for a cost-effective way to purchase unlocked BlackBerry devices in volume to buy directly from BlackBerry's Smartphone Business Sales Team. Continue Reading →
Feb 24, 2016 BlackBerry hosting networking event seeking new employees at all levels
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As announced on their job listings portal, BlackBerry will be hosting a Bay Area networking event on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 seeking to hire some new employees at all levels from new graduates to director level. Continue Reading →
Feb 12, 2016 BlackBerry and Canon sign patent licensing agreement
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BlackBerry today announced the company has entered into a patent license agreement with Canon Inc. for certain power charging technology used by Canon products. Continue Reading →
Jan 29, 2016 BlackBerry more than doubles the number of shares they intend to buy back
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BlackBerry today announced the company had received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange to increase the maximum number of common shares for repurchase. This increase will take the total number of common shares BlackBerry can use as an alternative to dividends to 5.8% of the public float. Continue Reading →
Jan 08, 2016 John Chen confirms commitment to BlackBerry 10, updates coming in 2016
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Following the recent reports that BlackBerry was all but abandoning BlackBerry 10, John Chen has cleared the air on the company's stance regarding the operating system. Continue Reading →
Jan 06, 2016 BlackBerry clears up the misconceptions surrounding John Chen's compensation
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Chances are if you keep on BlackBerry news, you will have recently read the report put out by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) that claimed John Chen was the highest-paid CEO in Canada with total earnings of more than $89.7 million in 2014. At the time the report was issued, it seemed a little off in regards to how that number was established and as such, we chose not to post it, because we didn't believe it was an accurate representation. Turns out, we were not the only ones who felt this way. Continue Reading →
Dec 18, 2015 Looking behind the numbers: BlackBerry's on the right track
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All great changes are preceded by chaos. That's a quote from [Deepak Chopra](https://www.deepakchopra.com/), and right now, it seems fitting for BlackBerry. It's certainly no secret that BlackBerry has struggled for the past few years, and everything surrounding the company has been chaotic, but for the first time in a while now, it would seem as though there's a change in the air. Continue Reading →
Dec 15, 2015 John Chen speaks on the great encryption debate and where BlackBerry stands on it all
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BlackBerry CEO John Chen has taken to the company blog to discuss the great encryption debate and where BlackBerry stands on it all. Continue Reading →
Dec 04, 2015 BlackBerry to announce Q3 Fiscal 2016 results on December 18
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BlackBerry has announced that it will report its Q3 2016 fiscal results on December 18 with a conference call and live webcast. Continue Reading →
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