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BlackBerry meltdown: Blames $1bn loss in Q2 on Z10 failure

BlackBerry meltdown: Blames $1bn loss in Q2 on Z10 failure

By 27 September 2013

It is no secret that BlackBerry is in trouble, and today's second quarter financial results show just how bad things are in Waterloo, Ontario. The company's latest earnings report shows that it lost almost $1 billion in just 90 days: $965 million (£600... >>

BlackBerry Z30 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Z30 pictures and hands-on

By 25 September 2013

The BlackBerry Z30 takes BB10 big in a number of ways, pushing the display out to 5-inches, making this the biggest BlackBerry around, but also pushing the battery up to 2880mAh - the largest of any BlackBerry device. In the hand, it feels like a great... >>

BlackBerry: No new BB10 devices till March

BlackBerry: No new BB10 devices till March

By 25 September 2013

BlackBerry has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will not be launching any more BB10 devices beyond the four that it already has available in its current fiscal year, which ends in March. The confirmation confirms what BlackBerry previously said in a recent... >>

BBM delayed for iPhone and Android: Here are 7 alternative IM apps

BBM delayed for iPhone and Android: Here are 7 alternative IM apps

By 24 September 2013

BlackBerry Messenger for iPhone and Android has been delayed, but there are plenty of other ways you can talk to your friends via instant messenger (IM) on your iPhone or Android device. Here are some of the very popular alternatives. Whatsapp iTunes, Google... >>

BlackBerry's next budget smartphone leaks, to be priced lower than Q5

BlackBerry's next budget smartphone leaks, to be priced lower than Q5

By 23 September 2013

Even with the corporate environment at BlackBerry in a bit of a tough time, the company is still chugging along with its smartphone plans. BGR has obtained leaked photos of BlackBerry's upcoming budget handset, codenamed Kopi that looks close to the Palm... >>

BlackBerry takeover bid values company at $4.7bn

BlackBerry takeover bid values company at $4.7bn

By 23 September 2013

BlackBerry has confirmed that it has received an offer from one of its largest shareholders to take the company private. The offer, put forward by a consortium backed by Fairfax Financial sees the company valued at $4.7bn or $9 a share. Although promising,... >>

Apple's new iPhone sales: How do they compare to Samsung, HTC, Nokia and BlackBerry?

Apple's new iPhone sales: How do they compare to Samsung, HTC, Nokia and BlackBerry?

By 23 September 2013

Apple has announced that combined sales of its iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C smartphones have topped nine million units in just three days. That's almost 35 phones per second. This could partly be down to the fact that Apple shipped its new devices in 11 markets... >>

BlackBerry 10 C-series smartphone, a mix between Z and Q, leaks in photo

BlackBerry 10 C-series smartphone, a mix between Z and Q, leaks in photo

By 23 September 2013

Despite BlackBerry announcing 40 per cent staff cuts, it's still ploughing on with new devices, apparently. This 10 C-series smartphone was leaked online, suggesting we can look forward to another touchscreen member of the BlackBerry family. The BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry announces plans to cut 4,500 jobs - 40 per cent of its staff

BlackBerry announces plans to cut 4,500 jobs - 40 per cent of its staff

By 20 September 2013

Times at BlackBerry become more grim, as the company has announced official plans to cut 4,500 jobs, or 40 per cent of its global workforce. Before the news hit the wire, BlackBerry suspended public trading. Along with the job cuts, BlackBerry also announced... >>

BlackBerry reportedly slashing up to 40 per cent of its staff

BlackBerry reportedly slashing up to 40 per cent of its staff

By 18 September 2013

Even with a new flagship on its hands, times are still looking tough at BlackBerry. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the Canadian smartphone-maker is planning to lay off 40 per cent of a workforce of about 12,700, in what would be... >>