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BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) Q2, 2014: Reports 49% Loss, Shipments Down To 3.7 Million

The second-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings report of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) is out and as expected, the results were disappointing. The company recorded a loss of 49% from previous quarter’s $3.1 billion to $1.6 billion in its second quarter. BlackBerry’s concerns were visible when it sacked 4,500 employees in an effort to reduce expenditure by 50% by 2015. Among the...

Breaking: BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) Sold For $4.7 Billion – An Underestimated Value ?

Troubled Smartphone maker Blackberry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) finally sold to a financial consortium for $4.7 billion. The long troubled smartphone maker – once the leader of Smartphone market – finally agreed in principle to be acquired by a consortium led by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.https://twitter.com/ReutersBiz/status/382202745991593984Though the details of the acquisition is yet to be unveiled, market pundits have started debating...

Nimbuzz, WhatsApp And WeChat Together Serve 750 Million Users: Can BBM Earn Back Users?

When BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) announced that it is going to launch BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for both iOS and Android platforms, questions flooded our minds about whether it was the right move for the company and whether it’ll be able to regain its former glory in a market which is now brimming with several cross-platform messaging apps.As BBM will be...

Leaked Video Displays BBM Running On Android Smartphone [VIDEO]

Few weeks back we informed that how BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) is setting up a separate unit for its much-appreciated Blackberry Messenger, also known as BBM. In fact, last week the download page of BBM on Android and iOS platform also went live by mistake. And now, a leaked video showing how exactly BBM works on Android smartphone has stated creating...

BlackBerry Plans BBM Spin-Off: Download Page For Android and iPhone Users Goes Live !

Once a name associated with Smartphones, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) struggles for market share today. Sales had been going downstream due challenges from iPhone and later, Android, and the company’s inability to respond in time to the rapidly changing smartphone market.Reports have surfaced recently that BlackBerry has plans for spinning off its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service into a separate business....

BlackBerry To Follow Nokia Footmarks: Open For Partnerships! [But With Whom]

Troubled Smartphone maker Research In Motion has finally (and officially) changed its name to BlackBerry Ltd (FRA:RI1). The company, which is facing stern criticism from shareholders, is not able to roll back to market with positive message despite of the launch of much-hyped full-touch Smartphone Z10. While most of the share holders has reportedly lost its confidence and patience...

BlackBerry Can’t Survive In India By Being A Copy-Cat To Push Z10 Sales: Offers Heavy Discount and EMI Scheme

Troubled BlackBerry (FRA: RI1) – once the preferred smartphone of executives – is making all moves possible to lure mobile users in India. The Canadian smartphone maker has introduced the exchange and interest free EMI schemes to improve the sales figures of recently launched Z10. Under the scheme BlackBerry is subsidizing between Rs, 3,000 to Rs. 11,000 on Z10...

‘Enterprise Mobility’- A New War Ground For Apple, Samsung And Microsoft?

For today’s hyper-connected employee, the notion of acceptable information technology is as much about the experience as it is about business productivity, employees are choosing devices that more or so reflect their personality and perceptions than their professional ones. Increasingly, that choice has become for products designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. (APPL). In The Past For decades, the company was largely...

With 51.7% Smartphone Market Share Google Inc’s Android Is Prominent In The U.S Market.

The mobile operating system market share numbers of the U.S was published today by a market research group Kantar World panel, and the numbers show an alluring twist compared to the global data. The Number Game According to the data revealed Android has grappled 51.7% of the U.S Smartphone market over the three-month period ending April 2013; meanwhile Apple Inc (AAPL)...

BBM Goes Universal: BlackBerry Messenger Adapts to Other Platforms

BlackBerry, formerly known as Research In Motion, (BBRY) is giving away its BlackBerry Messenger Service (BBM), the company announced at its Live Developer Conference in Orlando, in hopes to stay afloat in the smartphone industry. Sixty million monthly users communicate with BBM, the company's most valuable asset. BlackBerry (formerly Research in Motion) also announced BlackBerry 10—its new operating system—and...

Smartphone OS Market Share And Sales Q1 2013: Android And iOS Account For 92.3% Overall Sales

According to the latest IDC report of the overall Smartphone OS sales volumes in Q1, 2013, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) owned Windows OS stole a fast leap over Research In Motion (NASDAQ: BBRY) owned BlackBerry OS to move to the third position. While Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) owned Android and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) owned iOS still remain a top grossers commanding...

BlackBerry’s Budget Phone Q5 and BBM for Google Android And Apple iOS Devices

At the Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY) organized "BlackBerry Live 2013" event on Tuesday, the 14th of May, 2013 there were several strategic and key announcements that were made. Important ones being the announcement regarding the low cost budget phone Q5 and its move to allow the users of rival OSes Google Android and Apple iOS to be...

By 2017, BYOD To Evolve From A Trend To A Requirement, Says Gartner

With the remarkable changes in the tech world, gadgets have created a new era in corporate mobility. These hip gadgets attracted so many corporate executives that they wanted to use it for business, soon BYOD trend began. BYOD first entered in 2009, from the beginning BYOD was a challenge for IT departments, which had to combat with data security,...

Blackberry Q10 Designed With Unique Theme Of Traditional Keyboard

Blackberry phones have dominated the mobile industry since its inception; these phones are excellent handling capacities with impressive designs. The Blackberry Bold is one of the popular phones sold out. Blackberry phones are being upgraded with the design appearing superior and eye-catchy at one shot.The introduction of new designs on Blackberry phones has stalled the public liking for the...

With A Prediction Of 150 Million Tablet Shipments in 2013, But Still BlackBerry CEO Thinks: Tablets Will Be Dead In Five Years?

Tablets, the handheld mystical devices which never fail to amaze you. Today people are going gaga over these devices. Tablets have got zillion numbers of good reviews but they do have their share of negative ones.Recently in one of the main interviews given in since the launch of BlackBerry Z10 this year, there have been some rather amusing statements...

BlackBerry Impels An Economical Plan For Indian Market With Low Priced Handsets

Blackberry - previously known as Research In Motion Ltd - (BBRY)  phones dictated the work place. With their large QWERTY keypads, push emails, and strong security options, these sleek and sophisticated devices were omnipresent in the work place. But these devices couldn’t rule forever .It is no more an enigma that BlackBerry is striving to regain its lost market share, which...

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