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BlackBerry beefs up security credentials with Secusmart acquisition

BlackBerry completed an acquisition of German encryption specialist Secusmart, as the Canadian smartphone company continues to play to its remaining core strength in providing secure communications to businesses and governments.

BlackBerry misses revenue forecast in latest quarter, vows to return to sales growth

BlackBerry reported a narrower net loss for its fiscal third quarter and said it continues to expect to achieve profitability sometime in its next fiscal year. However, although the firm is nursing itself back to financial health, the company's revenue fell off sharply in its most recent quarter and the firm only sold 2 million BlackBerry smartphones in the period.

BlackBerry's Chen sees devices as more than just phones, focuses on Internet of Things opportunity

NEW YORK--BlackBerry CEO John Chen said he thinks the company's device business is important--but he said he's spending much of his time looking beyond smartphones to the wider Internet of Things (IoT) market.

BlackBerry brings back the keyboard with Classic phone, partners with AT&T, Verizon

NEW YORK--BlackBerry formally unveiled its new Classic smartphone, an upgrade to its iconic Bold smartphone with a physical Qwerty keyboard and trackpad. The company also is partnering with AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless to release the Classic.

Ford dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry's QNX in Sync in-car platform

Ford Motor Co. took the wraps off the latest version of its in-car technology platform, Sync 3, and though it has a bevy of new features, one of the biggest changes is behind the scenes: the platform is powered by BlackBerry subsidiary QNX's technology and not Microsoft.

BlackBerry takes a different tack on mobile health with apps for healthcare professionals

BlackBerry is taking the concept of mobile health a step further than rival smartphone makers with plans to launch apps specifically for healthcare professionals.

BlackBerry's Chen: Security concerns would likely scuttle a deal with a Chinese company

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said even if a Chinese smartphone maker offered to buy the company, Western governments likely wouldn't allow it because of BlackBerry's deployment of mobile security software for those governments.

BlackBerry offers iPhone users up to $550 to switch to a Passport smartphone

BlackBerry  really wants former BlackBerry users who switched to the iPhone to give the company another chance. The smartphone maker is offering up to $550 if customers trade in their iPhone for a new Passport smartphone.

Google settles patent litigation with Apple-backed Rockstar consortium

Google has settled patent litigation with a consortium of companies backed by Apple, Microsoft and other tech giants, according to a court filing. Financial terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

BlackBerry teams with Samsung to increase security on Android

Thanks to a new partnership between the two companies, BlackBerry said it will work to enhance security on Samsung Electronics' Android phones, and Samsung said it will resell the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12 platform to its customers. The teaming is just one of several that BlackBerry unveiled as part of the rollout of its new BES12 product, which the company hopes will form the foundation of its comeback into the enterprise market.