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.

Samsung ups security with BlackBerry partnership

2015-07-07 14:27

Samsung and BlackBerry have announced the first results of a partnership designed to provide secure Android smartphones for enterprise users.

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).


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.

BlackBerry blasts snooping proposals

2015-07-09 08:46

The Canadian phone maker has rejected political moves to ban strong encryption, saying that it's a short-sighted policy that would not serve companies or governments.

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.

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