Writes $1.4 billion cheque
BlackBerry announced that it has agreed to acquire endpoint security firm Cylance for $1.4 billion in cash.
Drugs conviction for Phantom Secure's Ramos
The Canadian executive of a 10-year-old company that marketed its purportedly secure BlackBerry services to thousands of criminals - who paid at least $4,000 per year, per device - has pleaded guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge.
The case will not go away
A US judge rejected BlackBerry request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10.
Goes after social media sites
After failing to make money as a smartphone vendor, Blackberry has joined the long line of people suing sizeable social media sites for patent infringement.
Jarvis is part of its turnaround efforts
Failed mobile phone maker BlackBerry has launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programmes used in self-driving cars.
Deal confirms ex-mobile maker has a new life
BlackBerry and Chinese internet search outfit Baidu signed a deal to jointly develop self-driving vehicle technology, sending BlackBerry’s shares up 13 percent to a four year high as shareholders realised that the company really does now have a life after it abandoned smartphones.
Off to join something more healthy
The bloke in charge of turning Blackberry from a loss making mobile phone company to a patent troll has given up and moved to the health industry.
Chipzilla enters the fight and provides real competition
Blackberry shares have been plunging from their more than two year high hit in June after lackluster earnings have raised doubts about prospects for a turnaround, particularly as Intel appears to be eating into its markets.
Only days after thinking it was going to save its bacon
Only a few days after BlackBerry announced that getting into the motoring business was helping it climb back from the dead, it has had to downplay news that Toyota would adopt rival software for its future vehicle consoles.