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Blackberry's acquisition of Cylance means the smartphone pioneer is serious about becoming a purely cybersecurity ...
Blackberry's $1.4 billion deal to acquire cybersecurity company Cylance cements the smartphone pioneer's pivot to an exclusive focus on cybersecurity. The Canadian company has made several other security acquisitions in recent years, but none as large ... CNBC [ story ]
BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion
BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion. BlackBerry said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion in cash. The acquisitions will help expand BlackBerry's QNX unit ... CNBC [ story ]
BlackBerry: The Selling Continues
Back in August, I discussed how a major selling trend was continuing with BlackBerry (BB), as major holders continued to reduce their positions in the stock. Ever since the Qualcomm (QCOM) windfall came in early 2017, a number of the largest holders of ... Seeking Alpha [ story ]
Freaky Fish: Blackberry Goldenfish Caught on Video
A viral video was released online displaying Black Oranda, aka Blackberry Goldfish, which bodies resemble two massive ripe blackberries; it is also noteworthy that the fish seem to have no eyes, and this augments their weirdness. The sighting of the ... Sputnik International [ story ]
BlackBerry Key2 LE Review: The Keyboard Warriors Finally Have Enterprise's Best Weapon
Here comes the latest Blackberry Mobile handset, and it's clear that TCL - who have been in charge of the manufacturing , distribution, and design of BlackBerry Mobile hardware since picking up the global licence in late 2016 - has hit a profitable ... Forbes [ story ]
A BlackBerry for Everyone
BlackBerry is back in the game again with the Key 2 LE, an affordable BlackBerry that retains the brand's DNA and security prowess. We find out if it will appeal to one and all. We also show you a battle of the flagships killers as we pit the Poco F1 ... NDTV [ story ]
Can BlackBerry Afford A $1.5 Billion Deal For Cylance?
BB is rumored to be in talks to acquire cybersecurity company Cylance for $1.5B. The deal could make sense strategically, but the combined entity could be cash flow-challenged. It could be prudent for BB to squirrel away capital ahead of any economic ... Seeking Alpha [ story ]
BlackBerry Key2 LE Review: Less May be More, But do You Really Want to Experience it?
We have to give BlackBerry as a brand, full marks for persistence, perseverance and commitment to the cause. The company is still holding on to the hope that you would want a physical QWERTY keyboard on your Android phone. There was the Key One last ... News18 [ story ]
BlackBerry Radar: A Reality Check
It's been two quarters since BlackBerry's management revealed any sales figure for its Radar division. I estimate that Radar won't become a material growth driver for the overall company over the next three years at least. In light of intense market ... Seeking Alpha [ story ]
BlackBerry Z30 pictured next to Sony Xperia Z1
It's been on the cards since BlackBerry World Live 2013, but now it seems the launch of the BlackBerry Z30 is almost upon us. And today, we've been treated to a few shots of the device next to Sony's recently launched Xperia Z1. We spoke with a handset ... Know Your Mobile [ story ]
BBM For Android, iPhone Release Date Set? BlackBerry Event Invitation Hints At ...
Is BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, for Android and iPhone devices coming on Sept. 18? BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) has fueled speculation that the official release date for BBM on Android and iOS will come before the end of summer by sending out ... International Business Times [ story ]
Exclusive: BlackBerry bidders may want to carve up business
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A handful of potential bidders, including private equity firms, are lining up to look at BlackBerry Ltd, but initial indications suggest that interest is tepid and buyers are eyeing parts of the Canadian smartphone maker rather ... Reuters [ story ]
BlackBerry's 'NSA-proof' encryption a valuable asset for buyers
BlackBerry's best asset when courting potential buyers is its network of secure servers that allow businesses to conduct work over a host of devices without having to worry about breaches of security. (Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters). Close. BlackBerry's ... CBC.ca [ story ]
BlackBerry to lobby Canadian government over buyout issues
The push comes amid speculation that Toronto's Fairfax Financial Holdings, BlackBerry's largest shareholder, faces long odds in putting together a homegrown bid for the company. BlackBerry executives made the disclosure about the Investment Canada Act ... Washington Post [ story ]
Keyboard may be the final straw as BlackBerry users fall out of love
CRACKBERRIES - you used to see them everywhere. Blokes, well mainly blokes, crouched over their BlackBerry handsets, thumbs working madly at tapping out messages and emails on the cramped qwerty keyboards that for years were the big feature of ... The Australian [ story ]
BlackBerry could be torn apart as potential buyers weigh their options
BlackBerry is looking for a buyer, but it appears that buyers are interested most in stripping the struggling cellphone maker for parts. Reuters reports that a number of potential bidders have been eyeing BlackBerry's operating system as well as the ... The Verge [ story ]
ET Review: BlackBerry 9720
The keypad has ample space in between the keys and is comfortable to type on. An optical trackpad and standard BlackBerry buttons are also present if you don't want to use the touchscreen. We feel that the plastic keys might be a turn off for those ... Economic Times [ story ]
Another BlackBerry Z30 sighting
We're hoping BlackBerry will officially announce its foray into the phablet space soon. The heavily leaked BlackBerry Z30 has been spotted on numerous occasions in both pictures and videos – plus we know that it'll be hitting Canadian land in the ... MobileSyrup.com [ story ]
BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Potential BlackBerry suitors interesting in buying ...
Interest in acquiring Blackberry (BBRY) has reportedly been tepid, but the handful of suitors that are looking at the struggling company would be more open to buying parts of the firm than the whole business. A few private-equity funds have signed NDAs ... Seeking Alpha [ story ]