The smartphone maker is bolstering its enterprise communications platform by expanding its offering to Microsoft's range of communications products, and IBM-based services.
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The latest version of the BlackBerry mobile management service will also boost security for iPhones, iPads and Android-based devices in the enterprise.
Trying to succeed where its competitors have failed, BlackBerry on Tuesday announced that it's launching what amounts to its own social network, BBM Channels.
At BlackBerry Live, CEO Thorsten Heins announced that BlackBerry will bring its popular BBM messaging software to iOS and Android devices as a free app this summer.
SAP signals that its HANA Cloud Platform will "serve as the foundation for the full portfolio of cloud solutions" from the company.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins kicked off BlackBerry Live 2013 by announcing the new BlackBerry Q5 device, especially aimed at cost-conscious customers in emerging markets.
The smartphone maker will continue to pitch the emerging markets, once a lucrative market for the company, with a budget friendly keyboard-enabled smartphone.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant plans to substitute one patent claim for Samsung's latest flagship device to its list of patent-infringing products.
At its Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, SAP announces a software-as-a-service answer to the BYOD problem. Plus, a partnership with security vendor Mocana.
There’s one big move Microsoft could still make to salvage Windows 8. Whether it will have the courage to do it remains a question mark.