BlackBerry Ltd. says its acquisition of London-based Movirtu will give its business customers the tools to easily set up 'virtual identities' for employees, with separate personal and corporate phone numbers on a single mobile device.
BlackBerry Ltd. says the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency has approved BES 10 secure work space software for use by government workers on devices that run the Android operating system or Apple's iOS software.
BlackBerry is bulking up its security assets with the acquisition of anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart, which developed technology to protect the smartphones of German government officials, including Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Once hailed as Canada’s business success stories, two major companies are now on the verge of seeing their brands disappear, according to a U.S. website. Lululemon and BlackBerry have made 24/7 Wall St.’s list of '10 brands that will disappear in 2015.'
BlackBerry delivered a surprise to investors with a US$23-million profit for the first quarter of its 2015 financial year compared with a loss a year ago, though John Chen said it doesn't mean BlackBerry's survival is entirely certain yet.