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After years of typing on touch screens, it seems keyboards are making a comeback, with companies releasing keyboard accessories for mobiles.
BlackBerry is acquiring Good Technology as it looks to strengthen its position in the core business of helping companies manage their mobile devices.
Paul Holland, Foundation Capital partner, weighs in on market action, and BlackBerry's deal to buy Good Technology.
TORONTO, Sept 4- Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp for $425 million, to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. More than half the devices running on Good's systems are Apple Inc products such as the iPhone.
Sept 4- BlackBerry Ltd plans to acquire rival mobile software provider Good Technology for $425 million in cash, the Canadian smartphone company said on Friday, boosting its ability to help companies manage smartphones that run any operating system. Waterloo, Ontario- based BlackBerry pioneered smartphones, but after losing ground to Apple Inc and Samsung...
Sept 4- Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd said it would acquire software security provider Good Technology for $425 million in cash.
The smartphone slowdown is showing up in falling profits for handset makers, as well as sweeping job cuts across the once red-hot sector.
Rumors of a new Blackberry mobile phone running the Android operating system persist amidst new leaked photos.
Here's why Google's Alphabet reorg was a really smart move, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.
World's largest contract electronics manufacturer and a key supplier to Apple signed a pact with India's Maharashtra state.
BT, the British telecoms giant, announced better-than-expected net profit of £511 million ($797 million) for the first quarter on Thursday.
TORONTO, July 22- BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday it is buying privately-held AtHoc, a provider of secure, networked crisis communications, as it moves to broaden its software offering and generate revenue from its BBM messaging service. San Mateo, California- based AtHoc's services are used by a number of top clients including the U.S. Department of Defense,...
There are ways to play Apple earnings, which reports after the bell Tuesday, without actually having to buy Apple shares.
TORONTO, July 13- BlackBerry Ltd named Carl Wiese as head of global sales on Monday, an appointment that comes at a critical juncture for the smartphone industry pioneer, which needs to spur top-line growth in order for its turnaround efforts to succeed. Wiese has spent the past 12 years at Cisco Systems, first heading advanced technology sales and later its...
TORONTO, July 13- BlackBerry Ltd named Carl Wiese as head of global sales on Monday, an appointment that comes at a critical juncture for the former smartphone leader, which needs to spur top-line growth for its turnaround efforts to succeed. Wiese has spent the past 12 years at Cisco Systems Inc, initially heading advanced technology sales and later Cisco's...
TORONTO, July 10- BlackBerry Ltd, which has been coy about its ambitions to make a mainstream Android smartphone, fueled more speculation about its plans this week when it scooped up two Android-related domain names. That spurred more chatter that it intends to build a device powered by Google Inc's Android platform, which powers the vast majority of...
Microsoft announced a massive restructuring of its Nokia devices business, but analysts say the tech giant can't exit smartphones.
U.S. stocks closed lower, failing to hold initial gains, as lack of resolution between Greece and its creditors weighed on investor sentiment.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Edward Snyder, co-founder & managing director of Charter Equity Research, says the increase in software revenue isn't fast enough to offset the losses from its smartphone unit.