BlackBerry lesson: Adapt or die in the internet age

2016-10-01 09:31

BlackBerry has joined Yahoo, Nokia and other technology industry stars felled by an internet age in which companies are forced to evolve quickly or perish.

It’s official: BlackBerry stops making phones

2016-09-28 18:06

BlackBerry, the Canadian company that invented the smartphone and addicted legions of road warriors to the “crackberry,” has stopped making its iconic handsets.

BlackBerry halts production of its Classic smartphone

2016-07-06 07:19

BlackBerry said that it will stop making its Classic smartphone, less than two years after launching it with much fanfare

More concern over WhatsApp ditching BlackBerry

2016-03-01 16:42

A growing number of Fin24 users have expressed their thoughts on WhatsApp discontinuing its service for older and fringe mobile platforms.

WhatsApp to kill support for BlackBerry, Nokia

2016-02-29 10:54

Instant messaging application WhatsApp plans to discontinue support for its service on older smartphone systems such as BlackBerry and Nokia.

Pricing revealed for BlackBerry Priv in SA

2016-02-09 12:01

BlackBerry’s new smartphone goes on sale in South Africa with a price-point targeted at competing with other premium devices.

BlackBerry launches Android-powered Priv in SA

2016-01-28 13:53

The Canadian smartphone maker plans to start selling its first-ever Android powered phone in South Africa.

BlackBerry intent on staying alive in phone business

2015-12-21 15:36

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is sure the software and handset company will always be in the phone business, even if it means working together with other manufacturers.

BlackBerry is ‘still hot’, say Fin24 users

2015-09-29 11:10

Local BlackBerry fans haven’t been put off by Google Android and Apple iOS’s dramatic rise over the last five years.

SA happy with their smartphones, survey reveals

2015-07-16 20:15

South Africans are very happy with their smartphones, research has revealed.


What now for BlackBerry as it dumps phones?

2016-09-29 09:39

BlackBerry will never be the bright shining tech star it was a decade ago, but it can still be a solid business - or businesses, if it's broken into pieces - in the right hands.

Arthur Goldstuck: How BlackBerry is refusing to die

2016-07-20 14:25

When Facebook announced earlier this year that it would end support for WhatsApp on BlackBerry phones, it looked like a death warrant. But the company plans to fight for its users.

BlackBerry responds to police eavesdropping report

2016-04-19 08:28

BlackBerry has acknowledged it helped Canadian federal police crack a Montreal crime syndicate that had been using its messaging system.

Dismay over WhatsApp ditching BlackBerry, Nokia

2016-02-29 16:23

Some Fin24 users have expressed their displeasure at WhatsApp deciding to discontinue its service on several older and fringe operating systems.

BlackBerry 'comfortable' with Priv's SA price

2016-02-12 09:53

Smartphone maker BlackBerry says it is “comfortable” with the high price of its Android-powered Priv in South Africa.

Arthur Goldstuck: Can Priv save BlackBerry?

2016-02-01 15:28

The new Android Priv smartphone could help turn around BlackBerry, if it gets the marketing right, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

BlackBerry rejects hacked phone claim

2016-01-15 08:56

The smartphone maker has rejected reports that its device security has been compromised.

BlackBerry Priv blends Android with security

2015-09-30 14:58

BlackBerry’s new slider smartphone powered by Google’s Android operating system represents a blend of security and usability.

BlackBerry unveils Android phone in new reboot

2015-09-27 09:18

BlackBerry announced plans Friday to sell an Android-powered smartphone, in the latest reboot effort from the faded star of the sector.

Samsung targets corporates with security push

2015-07-10 15:25

Samsung's security partnership with BlackBerry is part of a broader strategy to differentiate the South Korean brand for the enterprise rather than consumer market.

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