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BlackBerry exec indicates more enterprise-focused devices are in the pipeline

BlackBerry is aiming its forthcoming Passport smartphone squarely at the enterprise market, but has plans for enterprise-focused devices beyond that.

Apple's enterprise mobility deal with IBM could pressure BlackBerry, Google

Apple's new enterprise mobility partnership with IBM could put more pressure on BlackBerry and Microsoft as well as Google and OEMs that use Google's Android software, according to industry analysts.

Wireless in the second quarter of 2014

How did the wireless industry perform in the second quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the second-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's...

BlackBerry's stock surges as investors buy into Chen's turnaround strategy

It might be difficult for some to believe, but BlackBerry's stock is out of the doldrums and is up more than 50 percent this year as investors have started to believe in CEO John Chen's turnaround strategy.

BlackBerry's Chen knocks Android's beefed up security features

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that Google's recently unveiled efforts to make its Android mobile platform more secure are essentially weak attempts to duplicate BlackBerry's existing security features for the enterprise market.

BlackBerry's finances better than expected, schedules Passport phone launch for September

BlackBerry posted quarterly financial results better than what some analysts had expected, pushing the company's stock up almost 14 percent in Wall Street trading this morning to around $9.43 per share. Further, the company said it recognized hardware revenue on 1.6 million BlackBerry smartphones in the quarter, up from 1.3 million in the previous quarter.

BlackBerry strikes deal with Amazon for Appstore access

BlackBerry announced a deal to gain access to the 240,000 apps and games in Amazon's Appstore, greatly expanding the number of apps BlackBerry 10 customers can use. The agreement was announced hours ahead of what is expected to be a major foray by Amazon into the mobile market with the introduction of its first smartphone.

Samsung adds BlackBerry, Nokia and Disney execs to boost U.S. wireless presence

Samsung Electronics is perhaps best known in the U.S. market as a purveyor of smartphones and tablets, but the company is looking to bolster its network infrastructure and services position by hiring veterans from wireless and media companies.

BlackBerry's Chen: We have an 80% shot of succeeding

BlackBerry CEO John Chen gave the company an 80 percent chance of turning its business around--higher than the 50-50 odds he offered in March--and said the company will do so by focusing more squarely on its core enterprise customers.

BlackBerry banks on security heritage to drive 'Project Ion' Internet of Things platform

BlackBerry is launching a series of projects under the heading of "Project Ion" and aims to use its expertise in data security to get enterprises to uses its platform to connect devices as part of the Internet of Things.