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BlackBerry’s John Chen on What He Is Doing to Shake Up the Phone Maker

In an op-ed for CNBC, Chen insists he is making the needed changes to allow BlackBerry to survive and return to profitability.

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BlackBerry Shares Sink on Lazaridis Letdown

Evidently some folks really did believe BlackBerry co-founder Mike Lazaridis was going to swoop in like a deus ex machina and return the dilapidated smartphone pioneer to its former glory. Shares in the sadly diminished company closed down nearly nine percent at $7.05 on the revelation that Lazaridis has abandoned his, let’s face it, largely fantastical bid for the company, and reduced his combined stake with co-founder Doug Fregin to below five percent from eight percent.

QOTD: Why President Obama Can’t Play Candy Crush Saga

I’m not allowed for security reasons to have an iPhone.

U.S. President Barack Obama explains his BlackBerry

BlackBerry Desperation Campaign Continues

BlackBerry is a company that “deserves to exist.”
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Enterprise Still Grabbing the iPads Out of Apple’s Hands

BlackBerry’s collapse and Android’s malware struggles have been boons for Apple in the enterprise space.
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QOTD: Because Being for Sale Requires Potential Buyers

Our ‘for sale’ sign has been taken down and we are here to stay.

— BlackBerry interim CEO John Chen

At BlackBerry, a New Strategy Emerges

The dilapidated smartphone pioneer has inked a dozen deals that will see BBM preloaded on a bunch of Android handsets in emerging markets.
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C-Suite Shakeup at BlackBerry

CFO,COO, and ousted by housecleaning interim CEO.
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Pfizer’s Prescription for BlackBerry-Using Employees: iPhone and Android

Pfizer’s BlackBerry contingency plan? Get a different phone.
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BlackBerry Banks $1 Billion, Bounces 175 Employees

BlackBerry completes its big financing deal amid ongoing layoffs.
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BlackBerry CEO: We’re in This for the Long Haul

John Chen Is BlackBerry’s $88 Million Man

Lenovo Really Did Want to Buy BlackBerry

BlackBerry Has No Plans to Shutter Its Disaster of a Handset Business

Can Fairfax Close Its BlackBerry Bid?

BlackBerry Racks Up 20 Million New BBM Users in a Week

BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android Is Here

Lenovo Eyeballing BlackBerry

Cerberus Browsing BlackBerry’s Books for Buyout Bid

BlackBerry to World: Not Dead Yet!

Apple’s BlackBerry Employee-Poaching Party

BlackBerry Co-Founders Lazaridis, Fregin Mulling Bid to Buy Back Company

Seven Key Designers of BlackBerry 10 Left the Company in January

Will It Be Buyout or Breakup for BlackBerry?

Rogers Agrees to Carry BlackBerry’s Newest Flagship Phone