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VMware acquires AirWatch in $1.2B deal to build up mobility expertise

Cloud software and virtualization firm VMware said it will spend around $1.2 billion to buy AirWatch, which specializes in mobile device management and enterprise mobility. Analysts see the deal as a way for VMWare to expand its mobile presence and get a foothold to better compete against the likes of BlackBerry, IBM, Citrix and others.

BlackBerry to sell most of its Canadian real estate

BlackBerry said it will divest the majority of its real estate holdings in Canada, though the smartphone maker has said it will continue to have a strong presence in the country that it calls home.

Apple iPhones drop fewer data sessions than Samsung Galaxy S3

Apple's iPhone devices dropped fewer data sessions than rival smartphones in 2013, amid over 100 per cent growth in the number of data sessions and voice calls dropped, telco customer experience software developer Actix revealed yesterday.

Wireless in the fourth quarter of 2013

How did the wireless industry perform in the fourth quarter of 2013? Check here throughout the fourth-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's...

NPD: Apple, Samsung grab 68% of U.S. smartphone ownership in Q4

Apple and Samsung Electronics' dominance over the smartphone market, in the United States in particular, is well-known. However, a new measure of just how tight a grip the two companies have comes from research firm the NPD Group, which found that in the fourth quarter the two companies grabbed 68 percent of total U.S. smartphone ownership.

Qualcomm, Google and Apple achieve patent milestones

Qualcomm shifted into the list of top 10 U.S. patent awardees during 2013, while Google and Apple  both jumped into the top 20, according to IFI Claims Patent Services.

BlackBerry's Chen aims to get Android, iOS and even Windows Phone customers using BlackBerry for enterprise

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that his main focus is on building back up the company's legacy enterprise business, and argues that customers using smartphones on other platforms would be welcome to use BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 and the company's enterprise security and services.

BlackBerry parts ways with creative director Alicia Keys

BlackBerry has a new CEO and a new strategy and is ending its one-year partnership with musician and singer Alicia Keys, who had served as a global creative director for the company in a bid to spark demand for its BlackBerry 10 platform and phones.

ABI: Samsung ranked as top enterprise smartphone vendor

Samsung Electronics was ranked the No. 1 enterprise smartphone vendor, according to ABI Research, followed closely by Apple, with BlackBerry in third place.

BlackBerry posts $4.4B loss, strikes deal with Foxconn

BlackBerry reported a massive $4.4 billion net loss for its fiscal third quarter, mainly as a result of $4.6 billion in charges. In addition, the  company forged a five-year manufacturing deal with Foxconn for the contract manufacturer to jointly develop and manufacture some of BlackBerry's new lower-end devices and manage the inventory associated with those devices.