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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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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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Entrust Datacard completes integration between BlackBerry and IdentityGuard Mobile Smart Credential

Entrust Datacard today announced that the company has completed a technology integration between the Entrust IdentityGuard Mobile Smart Credential and the BlackBerry 10 Smart Card Service Framework. The integration is an additional step toward providing Entrust Datacard customers with frictionless, high assurance mobile solutions in combination with strategic partners like BlackBerry. "It...

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BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 Live Blog!

BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 Live Blog!

The BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 officially kicks off today in New York starting at 9 am ET with BlackBerry CEO John Chen leading the way with the opening of the General Session. With the breakout sessions, the BlackBerry Security Summit has become an all day event, and we're there to dig out the highlights for you. Especially from the General Session, so hop into our chat and join us or...

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Follow us live from the BlackBerry Security Summit

Follow us live from the BlackBerry Security Summit

The annual BlackBerry Security Summit returns to New York City tomorrow July 19 starting at 9 am ET. This year there will be more than 20 presentations, keynotes and roundtable talks led by experts from Booz Allen, NYC Department of IT and Telecommunications, Mackenzie Health, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and more. Seriously, the agenda is jam packed for the event where industry experts will be...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Scapes

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Scapes

Looking to get caught up on the latest BlackBerry news? If so, you'll want to check out Upstream, if you missed it live. This week, we discuss the upcoming BlackBerry Security Summit, AT&T finally pushing Marshmallow to the Priv, new BBM beta's and finally, BlackBerry's recent comments on BlackBerry 10 and future hardware. Both the audio and video are available for playback, so dig in!...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Pokéworld

Mobile Nations Weekly: Pokéworld

It's a Pokémon Go world and we're just living in it. The Pokémon Go craze continues. There's no denying the game's popularity. It's become one of the most popular mobile games in the world, if not the most popular. Ever. People are going nuts for it. You probably know somebody who has. Maybe you are that somebody. It's okay, we're here to help. But... there are things other than Pokémon...

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iGrann for BlackBerry 10 updated to fix login bug

iGrann for BlackBerry 10 updated to fix login bug

If you're using either iGrann or iGrann Pro for Instagram access on BlackBerry 10, you'll want to go ahead and load up BlackBerry World to get the latest release downloaded. A small, but important update, to both versions, has now gone out that will correct the error message "login_required" some folks were seeing when attempting to login. If you still get the error after the update, try...

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BlackBerry offering 40% off all accessories through ShopBlackBerry!

BlackBerry offering 40% off all accessories through ShopBlackBerry!

If Amazon Prime Day wasn't really your thing but you're still looking for some great deals on BlackBerry accessories, ShopBlackBerry has just made an announcement you'll want to take a look at. From now until Monday, July 25, all BlackBerry accessories purchased on ShopBlackBerry are available at 40% off. Even better, if you spend more than $75 on any ShopBlackBerry purchase in the US or...

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BBM beta releases updated for Android and iOS

BBM beta releases updated for Android and iOS

If you're part of either the BBM for Android or iOS beta group, then chances are you already know these updates are available and have got them downloaded but if you're not in either of those groups, here's a quick run through of what has been included in the updated beta releases of BBM. Android Group general discussion chat now displays all group updates and new content added to the group...

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