Posts tagged “Research In Motion”

June 20, 2014

Premium Lock Google's wireless broadband play; BlackBerry in black; Apple's smarthwatch; $1.2M loss for Scynexis; Twitter exec shuffle

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: Google acquires wireless broadband startup with gigabit speed capability; BlackBerry reports a profit; Triangle drug firm Scynexis reports a loss; Apple's smartwatch plans advance; and Twitter shuffles executive roles.

June 19, 2014

Premium Lock IBM's 'cognitive cooking;' Peak 10 deal; NephroGenex trial; T-Mobile music; BlackBerry goes Amazon

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup blog of tech and life science news: IBM is cooking with Watson; Peak 10 deal update; NephroGenex launches drug trial; T-Mobile offers music service; and BlackBerry joins Amazon.

May 14, 2014

Premium Lock BlackBerry comeback includes new phone, access to operating system

BlackBerry launched a new lower-cost smartphone designed specifically for Indonesia on Tuesday in an attempt to win back market share that has plunged in recent years but remains higher than in many other nations. BlackBerry also is opening up its operating system to outside management.

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March 31, 2014

Premium Lock BlackBerry wins ruling against iPhone keyboard

A BaclKerrby Q10 with keyboard Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has won an early round in its legal battle against an iPhone keyboard made by a startup co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.

Updated March 28, 2014

Premium Lock BlackBerry revenue dips under $1B, but losses are less than expected

The Z10 BlackBerry reported a steep drop in profit and revenue Friday as it transitions from a smartphone company to a software business under its new chief executive. Shares rose five percent in morning trading as CEO John Chen cut expenses quicker than expected.

March 24, 2014

Premium Lock Cisco's $1B cloud play; NCTA 'State of Technology' event; Nokia-Microsoft; BlackBerry real estate sale

Bulldog In today's Bulldog roundup: NCTA names NFL mobile exec as keynote for State of Technology conference; Cisco's $1B "cloud" play targets Amazon; Nokia-Microsoft deal on hold; and BlackBerry is selling much of its Canadian real estate.

Updated February 24, 2014

Premium Lock BlackBerry and Ford; Lenovo and Windows phones; WhatsApp voice; Cisco small cell

News from the annual Mobile World Congress in Madrid: Ford may dump Microsoft, embrace BlackBerry for smart cars; Microsoft says Lenovo will make Windows phone; Microsoft aims for cheap cellphones; WhatsApp adds voice; analyst likes Cisco's "small cell" play.

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January 15, 2014

Premium Lock Seacrest's 'Typo Keyboard' for iPhones sells out; Mossberg likes it

The device, which debuted at last week's International Consumer Electronics Show, lets users attach a BlackBerry-style keyboard to the iPhone 5 and 5s. The startup behind the $99 product, Typo Products LLC, expects to ship new orders by the end of February, according to a statement today.

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January 14, 2014

Premium Lock Square worth $5B?; SAS lands big deal; PayPal's new service; Merck stock jumps; BlackBerry's new sales chief

Bulldog In our Bulldog blog's tech and life science news update: Square offers shares at $135 each; SAS signs Europe's leading drugstore chain; PayPal testing new service; Merck shares jump on drug news; BlackBerry names new sales chief and lands $250M in investment.

Updated January 7, 2014

Premium Lock BlackBerry returns to keyboards; $50M in biz for PowerSecure; Twitter stock tumbles; Apple's latest buy; Nortel patents sold; LenovoEMC's new server

Bulldog Our Bulldog blog wrapup of the latest technology news: BlackBerry is returning to its keyboard roots; PowerSecure books $50M in new business; Morgan Stanley says sell Twitter shares; Apple buys photo app startup; a group of Nortel patents is sold; LenovoEMC unveil a new server targeting smaller businesses.

January 6, 2014

Premium Lock Apple eyes more women on board; SchoolDude's tech survey; Blackberry sues Seacrest; court backs NSA

Bulldog The latest technology headlines in WRALTechWire's Bulldog Bulletin: Apple to consider more women for board posts; Cary-based SchoolDude launches tech survey; BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest firm; security court backs NSA.

January 3, 2014

Premium Lock In the news: Alicia Keys and Blackberry; Pozen; Hyundai and Google Glass; Facebook suit; Google cartoon patent

Bulldog Bulldog Blog: The latest technology news includes Blackberry parting ways with singer Alicia Keys; Hyundai offering Google Glass apps; Facebook faces a privacy suit over scanning of messages; and Google wins a patent for creating comic strips on social networks; Pozen promotes an executive.

December 20, 2013

Premium Lock As sales plunge, BlackBerry outsources manufacturing

A BaclKerrby Q10 with keyboard BlackBerry, the struggling smartphone maker, struck a five-year deal with Apple supplier Foxconn Technology to make its devices, following another quarterly plunge in sales and mounting losses.

December 18, 2013

Premium Lock BlackBerry hires SAP executive to lead enterprise services group

A BaclKerrby Q10 with keyboard BlackBerry, which is rebuilding its management team under new Chief Executive Officer John Chen, has hired SAP AG executive John Sims to run its global enterprise services.

December 16, 2013

Premium Lock BlackBerry exodus continues: Three more executives are leaving

BlackBerry The struggling mobile device and software manufacturer is losing its chief policy executive, its sales leader and head of mergers and acquisitions.

December 2, 2013

Premium Lock New BlackBerry CEO: Company is 'very much alive, thank you'

A BaclKerrby Q10 with keyboard "We are very much alive, thank you," says John Chen, who took over as CEO of the struggling Canadian smartphone maker last month. "We understand the realities of the enterprise mobility market better than anyone, and we're in the game for the long term."

Updated November 25, 2013

Premium Lock Duke Energy building three solar farms in eastern N.C.

Solar panel The renewables energy unit of Duke Energy is working with a Mooresville-based construction firm to build solar sites in Halifax, Bertie and Pitt counties. Combined they will produce energy for 6,000 homes, Duke says.

November 25, 2013

Premium Lock BlackBerry shakeup continues: Three senior execs leaving

A BaclKerrby Q10 with keyboard Chief operating officer, chief marketing officer and chief financial officer are departing as chairman and CEO asserts his control at troubled smartphone manufacturer.

November 21, 2013

Premium Lock BlackBerry discloses making software acquisition before putting itself up for sale

BlackBerry The deal involves French startup Scroon, which manages Facebook, Twitter and other social-media accounts for large clients like luxury-good maker LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, wireless operator Orange SA and Warner Bros. Entertainment

November 15, 2013

Premium Lock Drug giant Pfizer is ditching BlackBerry phones

BlackBerry Pfizer has told employees who use BlackBerry devices to instead get an Apple phone or one run on Google's Android operating system. The drugmaker cited BlackBerry's declining market share and noted that the company attempted to sell itself.

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