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Tue, December 03, 2013 - An "open letter" from BlackBerry's interim CEO, John Chen, to "enterprise customers and partners" is filled with wishful thinking, unfounded promises and a wealth of clichés. But without actions, the reassuring words -- if anything -- underline BlackBerry's precarious future.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - BlackBerry is making it easier for Android applications to run on its latest smartphones.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - BlackBerry's chief operating, marketing and financial officers are leaving as recently appointed CEO John Chen makes his mark on the struggling mobile vendor.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - BlackBerry's Messenger app is now available for the iPad and iPod Touch and will work over Wi-Fi connections on those devices, the company announced Thursday.
Wed, November 13, 2013 - The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone with a 5-in. display goes on sale Thursday online, exclusively at Verizon Wireless, for $199.99 with a two-year contract, the carrier said in a blog.
Tue, November 12, 2013 - Both Android and Windows Phone significantly increased their market share, while iOS and BlackBerry lost share, according to IDC's third quarter 2013 smartphone tracker report.
Mon, November 11, 2013 - The new BlackBerry Z30 offers a bright 5-in. display, exceptionally long battery life and improved software. But can the company stick around long enough to make it matter?
Wed, November 06, 2013 - Mobile management vendors like Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - BlackBerry announced Monday that it won't be sold to Fairfax Financial Holdings or any other suitors, and that its CEO Thorsten Heins will resign.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - Foundering BlackBerry has given up for now on finding a buyer. Instead the smartphone company is seeking an infusion of cash from some investors, and shaking up its board and executive leadership.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - BlackBerry's appointment Monday of former Sybase CEO John Chen as its next executive board chair and interim CEO could be the best news in months for the struggling smartphone company.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - BlackBerry's fall means CIOs must quickly develop a new mobile strategy. The big three of enterprise mobility are familiar names -- Apple, Samsung and Microsoft. Who will win out?
Mon, November 04, 2013 - BlackBerry is expected to announce a definitive merger agreement with Fairfax Financial Holdings on Monday -- or present an alternative bidder to help get the company back on track, with the latter group including the likes of Qualcomm.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - BlackBerry will change its CEO and accept a $1 billion loan from a consortium involving shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings as it struggles with inventory and strategy problems. The company has abandoned plans to sell itself.