• More Enterprises Going Mobile as 2016 Looms Large

    The thirteenth Good Mobility Index Report was release this week and it shows that organizations are increasingly going mobile. Jumping out in the report from the BlackBerry owned company is that more organizations than ever are now building custom secure apps. Among Good (Powered by BlackBerry) customers who are building custom apps, the average organization …   Read More

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    Blackberry Takes a Bow in Response to Top MMA Honors

    The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) in Indonesia has just bestowed an industry award recognizing the growing strength of BBM as a mobile advertising platform in the country. “BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in secure mobile communications, has been named Publisher/Media Company of the Year in Mobile — winning a prestigious Industry Award at the 2015 …   Read More

  • BlackBerry Says St. Louis County is Launching Athoc Networked Crisis Communication Platform

    BlackBerry recently announced that St. Louis County Emergency Management has selected AtHoc, a division of BlackBerry, to provide a “highly secure alerting and personnel accountability solution.” All told, it’s further evidence of BlackBerry’s growing interest in the critical communications and public safety space. “The selection and deployment of the AtHoc solution was made in preparation …   Read More

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    A Very ‘Good’ Thing Just Happened to BlackBerry

    Ahead of the long holiday weekend, BlackBerry confirmed its latest acquisition and it could come as a boon to connected healthcare professionals struggling to juggle communications platforms and mobile devices across numerous platforms. BlackBerry said ahead of the weekend that it has signed an agreement to acquire Good Technology for $425 million in cash. The …   Read More

  • What’s In a Name? Ask BlackBerry As It Nabs Two New Domain Names as Android Rumors Roil

    “BlackBerry Ltd, which has been coy about its ambitions to make a mainstream Android smartphone, fueled more speculation about its plans this week when it scooped up two Android-related domain names.” That’s the scoop from a recent story by Reuters. What gives? Basically, a few blog posts in the last few days discovered that the …   Read More

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    BlackBerry Admitted to the Hospital

    Grand River Hospital has chosen BBM Protected and BES12 by BlackBerry to enable secure communications for the facility and its healthcare professionals. BlackBerry said last week that Grand River Hospital provides acute care, rehabilitation services and supportive care to more than 700,000 residents. “They have a mixed mobile deployment model, with corporate-deployed BlackBerry devices for …   Read More

  • BlackBerry and Typo Reach Settlement on Controversial iPhone Keyboard

    Typo — an iPhone keyboard that looks strikingly similar to the iconic BlackBerry keyboard design — has reached a settlement with BlackBerry. BlackBerry, of course, has been battling the team at Typo and tangling in court over Typo’s purported infringement on BlackBerry’s familiar keyboard design. But this week, the battle came to an end. And …   Read More

  • BlackBerry Touting Partnership with T-Mobile

    It didn’t receive much attention in recent days when the news was first announced, but that isn’t stopping BlackBerry from pushing ahead with the development. BlackBerry recently inked a deal with T-Mobile US. The objective of the forged partnership is to bring the BlackBerry Classic to the Un-carrier’s Data Strong network and its approximately 57 …   Read More

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    BlackBerry Leap Finally Lands Up North

    Down but still not out, embattled smartphone maker BlackBerry is back with some good news. On Thursday, the Canadian communications company finally launched the BlackBerry Leap, which is described as an affordable all-touch smartphone for 4G LTE networks in Canada. The BlackBerry Leap is designed for consumers and enterprise users who value security and privacy …   Read More

  • BlackBerry Boosting Mobile Content Security, Enterprise Collaboration

    On Tuesday, BlackBerry announced its acquisition of WatchDox, a move designed to further enhance what BlackBerry calls its best-in-class mobile security and give enterprises unmatched control over their files even after data leaves the corporate network. “WatchDox’s technology will be offered as a value-added service that complements BlackBerry’s Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) portfolio, and will …   Read More