BlackBerry suffers first-quarter loss

2015-06-23 16:01

BlackBerry reported a first-quarter loss that missed analysts’ estimates as sales from smartphones dropped.

SA's most popular smartphones revealed

2015-05-26 09:14

South Africans love their smartphones, but the choice of top device may surprise many.

Samsung a top target for phone thieves - poll

2015-04-21 12:07

Snap polls by Fin24 have revealed that Samsung smartphones along with BlackBerry and Apple devices are among top targets for thieves.

Businesses in South Africa won’t take a new local privacy law seriously until there’s a high-profile hacking breach in the country, says a security expert.

Businesses in South Africa won’t take a new local privacy law seriously until there’s a high-profile hacking breach in the country, says a security expert.

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BlackBerry lines up new phones

2015-03-03 15:54

The Canadian smartphone maker plans to offer 4 new smartphones while continuing its transformation into a software company

BlackBerry charges back in SA with Classic

2015-02-03 13:30

BlackBerry has announced that its reboot of the company's signature smartphone is available in South Africa.

Samsung has $63bn cash pile for tech takeovers

2015-01-26 09:55

Whether or not Samsung has BlackBerry in its sights, it should spend some of its $63 billion of cash on takeovers say experts.

Why a Samsung-BlackBerry deal could make sense

2015-01-16 10:30

Despite Samsung denying reports that it wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for BlackBerry, tech industry watchers are still dissecting the possibilities of such a deal.

BlackBerry phones came to Sony’s rescue after hack

2015-01-02 09:14

The beleaguered entertainment company dug up old BlackBerrys to use after Sony’s computers and landlines went down and company email was unusable.

BlackBerry launches Classic for fans

2014-12-18 09:32

BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rivals have embraced touch screens.


BlackBerry may launch Android smartphone

2015-06-12 09:44

BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google's Android software for the first time, sources say.

More retrenchments for struggling BlackBerry

2015-05-24 16:10

BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable.

BlackBerry usage in Africa to rise - study

2015-04-07 13:57

Phone brand BlackBerry is hanging onto its strong presence in Africa, despite rapidly shedding users in other parts of the world.

Obama: I have a BlackBerry, but can't text

2015-03-13 07:46

US President Barack Obama has a BlackBerry smartphone, but isn't allowed to fully engage on social media.

Android dominates two-horse smartphone race

2015-02-25 10:15

Google Android has dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5% market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player.

BlackBerry entices BBM users with airtime giveaways

2015-02-02 14:47

The smartphone maker is offering South Africans the chance to win their share of R1m in airtime for using BlackBerry Messenger (BBM).

Samsung 'approached' BlackBerry about $7.5bn buyout

2015-01-24 09:28

Samsung Electronics recently approached BlackBerry about buying the smartphone maker for as much as $7.5bn in a play for its patent portfolio.

BlackBerry, Samsung deny takeover talks

2015-01-15 07:45

BlackBerry and Samsung Electronics have denied a report that they are in talks for Samsung to make a takeover offer for the Canadian company.

Review: iPhone fan gives BlackBerry a go

2014-12-30 10:32

Review: BlackBerry's new Classic aims to please its core users who love a physical keyboard.

BlackBerry courts iPhone users with cash

2014-11-26 14:12

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is wooing Apple customers with a cash offer for trade-ins of iPhones for its new square-screened, keyboard-equipped Passport.

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