Last Chance Saloon
Troubled Blackberry, which has admitted that its hardware is officially in the Last Chance Saloon, is having a last stab at mobile hardware with three new Android phones.
Other companies will want our tech
Blackberry is hoping to pull its nadgers out of the fire by licencing its mobile software to other outfits.
Gets a locked down Samsung instead
In a sign that Blackberry’s days are numbered, one of its key advocates, President Barack Obama has given up on it.
Blackberry will have to slam the priv door
It is starting to look like Blackberry is not getting enough sales from its Android products to justify a mobile handset presence.
Asked eight leading players what they are doing
The Federal Trade Commission has written to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the agency how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gear.
You gotta do the right thing
Blackberry's boss John Chen has defended giving Canadian spooks secret access to his company's hardware allowing them to spy on suspected terrorists and criminals.
Blackberry gives up
As we expected, Blackberry has given up on its BB10 operating system and will no longer make phones which use it.
So much for that myth
Blackberry’s encryption security is a myth and the Canadian coppers have had access to every encrypted piece of data on its network since 2010.
Blackberry make cheaper ones next year
Blackberry has admitted that its Android-based Priv was too expensive and it is going to stick to cheap and cheerful from now on.