Posts Tagged ‘Blackberry’

Place Your Bets: What Will Be Obama’s Next Smartphone?

An online betting firm has opened a book on the make of Obama’s next phone following -rumors he is getting ready to ditch his beloved BlackBerry.

BlackBerry Losing Its Cool

The struggling mobile platform and smartphone maker parts ways with Grammy-winning creative director Alicia Keys as it tries to shift back to more staid enterprise and government efforts.

BlackBerry Sale Dead, CEO Out

The deadline for troubled smartphone and mobile platform maker BlackBerry to find a suitor has come and gone with no deal, and company will now soldier on by raising $1 billion in new funding on its own.

Dude Where’s My Yoga? Lenovo Taps Ashton Kutcher for Tablet Development

In a move that can only be described as curious, Chinese IT vendor Lenovo Group Ltd. this week went Hollywood, tapping well known actor Ashton Kutcher as its newest product engineer.

Spying on Santa’s Workshop: What the Channel Can Learn

As the world gears up for yet another holiday shopping orgy, it’s never been more important for the channel to tune into the habits and desires of this massing army of conspicuous consumers.

Blackberry Suitors Want Security, Not Phones

The list of potential suitors for beleaguered Blackberry continues to grow, with Cisco, Amazon and Lenovo being added to the list. While the obvious tech gained in this acquisition is the smartphone business, the real prize is mobile security.

BlackBerry to World: Trust Us

In a global print media blitz, BlackBerry tries to fend off consumer concerns about a possible acquisition by vowing unwavering commitment to its users.

Report: Tech Firm Trio Circle Ailing BlackBerry

Cisco, SAP and Google are reportedly after all or parts of BlackBerry’s business.

BlackBerry Supplier Wants Out of Device Manufacturing Contract

According to published reports, global electronics manufacturing services firm Jabil Circuit is planning to terminate its smartphone manufacturing pact with BlackBerry.

BlackBerry Deal With Tech Data Focused on Business, Partners

BlackBerry may have its troubles in the consumer smartphone space, but that isn’t keeping the Canadian mobile solutions vendor from forging ahead with its business-focused wares.