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Key Trends To Watch As BlackBerry Reports Q1 Earnings

  BlackBerry is expected to publish its Q1’18 results on June 23. We expect the company’s revenues to trend lower on a year-over-year basis, amid lower service access fee and hardware revenues, although this could be partially offset by higher enterprise mobility software sales. Below we provide a brief overview of what to expect when […]

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BlackBerry Seeks Sales Force to Match Software Focus

  Software maker BlackBerry Ltd’s long-running recovery effort has been slowed by a dearth of salespeople to promote its revamped and more complex products, with CEO John Chen pledging to hire more sales specialists to help achieve its growth target. While BlackBerry’s traditional customers were security executives in top global companies, its reboot from smartphone maker to seller of everything […]

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BlackBerry seeks sales force to match software focus

  TORONTO: Software maker BlackBerry Ltd’s long-running recovery effort has been slowed by a dearth of salespeople to promote its revamped and more complex products, with CEO John Chen pledging to hire more sales specialists to help achieve its growth target. While BlackBerry’s traditional customers were security executives in top global companies, its reboot from smartphone maker […]

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How BlackBerry (BBRY) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry

  One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is BlackBerry LimitedBBRY. This is because this security in the Wireless Non-US space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all […]

Mobile

BlackBerry taking action to fix ‘pop-out’ screen – namely more glue

  BlackBerry Mobile reps have confirmed the manufacturing process for its KEYone flagship will be tweaked so the display doesn’t pop out so easily. In June, the torture-testing YouTube channel JerryRigEverything found that the display popped out when the phone was being bent, with relatively little pressure. “Most other screens, like Samsung’s, have so much […]

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Candid Candice: Lemon & blackberry drizzle loaf

  We love walking our dog, Dennis, and where we live we are lucky enough to have lots of fresh brambles growing. So come autumn we take a bag with us on walks and collect brambles. (We don’t pick the ones that are close to the ground!) Adding them whole to this loaf means you […]

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BlackBerry launches new Aurora smartphone – but here’s why you can’t get it

  This is BlackBerry’s next phone – but you might not be able to get your hands on it BlackBerry is back with its next smartphone release.Following the hype that surrounded the launch of the BlackBerry KEYOne at Mobile World Congress last month, the company has now revealed another new device. The BlackBerry Aurora is […]

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Big Winner Of Intel-Mobileye Deal: Blackberry?

  Intel Corporation INTC 0.23%‘s surprising $15.3 billion buyout of Mobileye NV MBLY 0.31% was good news for Mobileye shareholders. However, the deal immediately sparked market speculation that it could also be a major positive for Blackberry Ltd BBRY 1.42%. While most traders associate Blackberry with smartphones, the company’s rebranding efforts in recent years have focused on security and software. One […]

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BlackBerry admits dying BB10 is in pain

  BlackBerry has finally acknowledged problems with the much-delayed 10.3.3 update to BlackBerry 10 that users began to receive late last year. In September 2015, as it announced the company’s first Android device, BlackBerry CEO John Chen promised that its home grown BB10 platform wasn’t dead. It had last received an update with new features […]

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Blast from the past: BlackBerry still not doing well

  You’re probably saying to yourself “Sheesh, Macalope. BlackBerry? Why are you dredging up the undead and making them shamble around for our amusement? Way to keep it phresh.” You say that and then five minutes later you’re laughing and clapping and yelling “Dance, zombie, dance!” Also, “phresh”? We talked about this, Ted. The Macalope […]