A fresh round of rumors about Samsung acquiring BlackBerry, or at least forming a closer partnership, have been sweeping the tech press. What are the pros and cons of a deal?
According to the Financial Post, Samsung is still trying to buy BlackBerry, even though both sides have categorically denied the rumor.
Samsung is reportedly in talks to buy Blackberry for $7.5 billion, according to a new report.
In Las Vegas, BlackBerry has been showing off BlackBerry Messenger support that will soon be available for a wide selection of Android Wear smartwatches.
The folks at Boeing have teamed up with BlackBerry to bring the Boeing Black, self-destructing secure phone, to the next level. Encrypted devices get a little Canadian infusion.
Samsung and BlackBerry have announced a partnership that combines Samsung’s Knox security platform with BlackBerry’s BES12 suite.
Reports are coming in that Yota Devices will move their headquarters to Ontario, Canada by the end of the year. To employ displaced Blackberry engineers and finally put the YotaPhone into the hands of North American consumers.
Data collected by Kantar Worldpanel reveals that global Android smartphone sales continue to grow, whileiPhone sales fall in China and the US.
In a futile attempt to keep users from jumping ship, Blackberry is now adding support for the Amazon AppStore in version 10.3 of its OS.
With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.