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Blackberry Is Making A Comeback, But It Has Nothing To Do With Smartphones

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BlackBerry Ltd (NYSE:BB) recently unveiled their new security software for automobiles, the QNX Hypervisor 2.0. The software will allow the running of complex computer systems on vehicles, and make them more secure from hacking. This is done by isolating multiple systems that can be made to run on a single piece of silicon. This allows functions critical to safety to be isolated from...

How Android Has Eaten Up Other Smartphone OSs: Is The iOS Next?

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According to a recent report by Gartner, Samsung has done extremely well in Q2 2016 and, as a result, secured the numero uno position in terms of the worldwide smartphone sales to end users in the quarter. However, it’s not just Samsung. There are also other Chinese brands like Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi, having influence over the list with...

Does Apple Face The Same Fate as Blackberry: A Peek At Apple’s Cards For The Future

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Everything that rises must fall- so says the laws of gravity. History would also seem to concur with that statement. From the gigantic ancient empire of the Romans to the more recent fall from grace for Blackberry in the tech world; the one thing that has marked the annals of human history has been the inevitable demise of every large...

WhatsApp Abandons BB10 And Symbian: Is The End Nigh For BlackBerry?

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The evolution of smartphones over the years can be plotted as the stark reflection of the fall of two of the most iconic phone companies of yester years, Nokia and Blackberry. It then comes as no surprise that the killing blow for these giants has come at the hands of those who have made smartphones so successful- their Apps. It...

Can Blackberry Really Succeed After Embracing Android ?

Blackberry has been on a continuous downward spiral for quite a few years now. Once the undisputed king among phones in the corporate space, Blackberry ended Q2 2015 with a 0.3% share in global smartphone shipments. Backed into a corner, Blackberry is making one last ditch effort with the Blackberry Priv. While BB 10, Blackberry's home-grown OS has had...

Can Android Save Near-Death Blackberry ?

When Charles Warner said “Politics makes strange bedfellows” little did he know that 150 years later, the same quote will equally apply to technology companies! Microsoft-Salesforce, IBM-Apple are examples, but the crown will belong to Blackberry if they launch a smartphone running on the Android OS.For those not following the rumour mills, the Blackberry device, code named Venice, will run Android...

Blackberry Ltd. (BBRY) Q2 2015 Results And Passport Sales: Is The Game Finally Over ?

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) announced its fiscal Q2 2015 financial results on 26 September 2014, and the results beat analysts expectations with a lower than expected revenue loss. Total revenue earned for the quarter was US$916 million compared to US$ 1.57 billion in a year ago quarter.  The company's revenue loss was US$207 million compared to US$965 million during the same period...

Apple Inc. (AAPL) IBM Partnership Has Nailed Blackberry !

After years of declining profit and fleeing clients, Blackberry is apparently heading towards the last ceremony, thanks to the recent partnership deal between Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and IBM (NYSE:IBM). On Tuesday, both the tech giants – not Blackberry, of course – entered into an agreement that would help Apple to strengthen its position in the business market – beyond...

Can Blackberry (BBRY) CEO John Chen Swing The Company’s Fortune With Software-Focused Approach ?

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) pioneered the era of handheld keyboard devices and once stood at the top of the smartphone market. Its smartphones were once carried by millions of executives and professionals all over the world, and ever since then the company has faltered over the last few years. One of  its main mistakes was its lack of seriousness in competing against...

BlackBerry (BBRY) Z10 At Rs. 17,900 In India: A Boon Or A Hiccup For The Elite Brand ?

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) might have accelerated some very interesting plans this year, may be because of the last year’s demotivating results. BlackBerry has lost its sheen over the past few years and it’s no longer a vital part of the elite-list of smartphone vendors.Recently the Canadian company was in the news, for chopping down the price of its first...

A Comprehensive List Of The Top 10 Smartphones Under Rs. 20,000, Available In India (January 2014)

The Rs. 20,000 segment is a very interesting one in the sphere of Smartphones. On one hand, there are the well established players exercising an almost monopolistic control over the market and on the other, a set of manufacturers (including some home-grown ones) that may not be as well established as their high-end counterparts but are certainly putting up...

Google Inc. (GOOG) Android Continued To Record Exponential Growth In Q4 2013!

Worldwide Smartphone demand has been continuously on the rise for the last few years, resulting in frequent shift of global Smartphone Operating System market shares and sales. While Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is trying to end the regime of Samsung in the Smartphone space, the low-priced Android powered Smartphones are fueling the penetration around the world.Kantar Worldpanel, a market research...

Operating System Usage Trend September – December 2013: Smartphone Operating Systems Are Driving Growth!

The new year has just begun and speculations about different Operating Systems has started. Top Smartphone and PC manufacturers are ready to enter the market with their new strategies and plans. According to Shareaholic, a trend has been observed across 200,000 websites reaching more than 250 million visitors from September to December, 2013, which shows the growth of different Operating Systems....

Blackberry Ltd. (BBRY) Metamorphosing Into A Giant or Fading Into History ?

Nearly a year back people, including me, were writing posts on chances of Blackberry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) (formerly known as RIM) striking back and gaining it’s market back from the likes of Apple and Samsung. There were high hopes from the soon to be launched BB 10 Operating system and BB 10 Smartphones. Alas a name change and newly launched...

These Were The Best In The Business This Year : Top 10 Smartphones of 2013

Y2K13 or the year two thousand and thirteen or 2013 (call it what you want to) has truly been an action packed year in almost all aspects. For some, it’s been memorable, and for others forgetful, but through it all the events of 2013 have undoubtedly left an indelible impact on us. The world of Smartphones also witnessed some unprecedented...

Blackberry Ltd. (BBRY) Starts Rolling Out BBM For Android And iPhone: Download Now!

After much of hue and cry, finally, Blackberry BBM is out – officially. Blackberry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBM) has started rolling out BBM for Android and iPhone today, and the app is going to be available on Google Play, Apple App Store and in select Samsung App Store. The mobile messaging app, known for its secured conversation, is available on all...

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