Last week we brought you a Reuters report that Samsung was considering a purchase of BlackBerry. Samsung quickly quashed those rumors, but it didn’t elaborate.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal today, Samsung Co-CEO J.K. Shin provided some clarification on the company’s relationship with BlackBerry going forward. It doesn’t involve an acquisition, however; Samsung ... Read More »
Apparently Samsung is interested in starting 2015 off with a bang.
According to a source speaking to Reuters, as well as documents purportedly seen by the publication, Samsung has made an offer to buy BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion. Executives from the two firms ... Read More »
While we imagine the number of BBM users who are also Android Wear owners is relatively small, there should be at least a couple of you excited by BlackBerry’s news of the day: BBM is coming to Android Wear.
According to the blog post announcing the messenger’s arrival on Android Wear, BBM ... Read More »
BlackBerry announced today a new partnership with mobile giant Samsung that aims to offer a new totally integrated end-to-end security offering for Android. By combining Samsung’s Knox software with BlackBerry’s BES12 cross-platform enterprise mobile management service, the two companies are hoping to bring top of the line security to Android.
In the ... Read More »
Heads up, BBM users, because you’ve got a big update headed your way!
BlackBerry has announced that it’s updating the BBM for Android app to version 2.2 and adding several new goodies in the process. Those include an easier way to friend other users, ... Read More »
Love waking up with a fresh pile of market share statistics alongside your morning coffee? If you’re nodding your head in agreement, then today’s your lucky day. Research firm comScore has released its latest report on the state of the smartphone market in the U.S., giving us an idea of how widely-adopted each ... Read More »
Blackberry is going through some tough times. Their devices simply aren’t succeeding, and they’re quickly losing money. In the wake of such financial losses, the company has had to downsize. It is laying off as many as 4,500 employees in its hometown of Waterloo, putting a lot of people out of jobs. Who will come ... Read More »
Is it finally the day? Are we dreaming? Will it matter? BlackBerry has finally announced a release date for BlackBerry Messenger going cross platform. It will be coming to Android on September 21 at 7 AM and to iOS on September 22 at 12:01 AM. Then we can all start chatting with our cross platform ... Read More »
Among the sea of messaging apps spanning Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry, the BlackBerry exclusive BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, has long stood as a shining example of just how good chatting on your phone could be. In recent years, however, competition has been fierce. And due to the popularity of Android and iOS, BBM ... Read More »
Android has finally broken the 50% market share hurdle, according to a quarterly report from comScore. Android continued its phenomenal level of growth for the quarter ending in March 2012, climbing 3.7% since the December survey. Android’s growth continues to come at the expense of RIM and Microsoft, who saw declines of 3.7% ... Read More »