BlackBerry Says World Leaders Can Trust Its Security

President Barack Obama, sporting his BlackBerry, talks with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and Senior Advisor David Axelrod, Senior Advisor during the flight to Caen, France June 6, 2009.

In an article for Politco yesterday, reporter Joe Marks looked at whether Hillary Clinton’s Blackberry was more or less secure than her colleagues in government, concluding that it was probably the latter. BlackBerry has always touted that its devices offer more security straight out of the box than rivals such as Apple, but the article […]

With Amazon deal, BlackBerry finally solves its app problem

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The latest update to BlackBerry 10 looks to solve one of the biggest criticisms of the family of smartphones: that they don’t have enough apps. BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1, which began rolling out last Thursday, includes access to the Amazon Appstore, after the two companies struck a deal last June. Launched on March 22, 2011, […]

Almost no one on Wall Street is now betting against BlackBerry

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The number of investors who are betting against BlackBerry (TSX:BB, Nasdaq:BBRY) is falling. As of the end of January, short interest on BlackBerry fell below 100-million shares for the first time since last November. The short position on the stock on January 30th was 97,681,923, down from 125,367,832 two weeks earlier. The numbers may be […]

BlackBerry Patents may be Lucrative to Samsung

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The Financial Post Wednesday reported that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is still pursuing a purchase of BlackBerry Ltd. BlackBerry has flirted with the idea of possibly selling a portion of its patents in recent years; however, an outright sale would be an interesting option for the company. Presumably, Samsung could build on BlackBerry’s extensive patented […]

BlackBerry will go higher in 2015, says Cormark

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Some critics might take BlackBerry’s (TSX:BB) Q3 revenue shortfall as evidence that its turnaround isn’t working, but digging deeper into the numbers reveals a company whose future is looking brighter, says Cormark analyst Richard Tse. On Friday, December 19th, BlackBerry reported its 2015 third quarter results. The company lost (U.S.) $148-million on revenue of $793-million, […]

BlackBerry Classic beats the iPhone, says Kevin O’Leary

"This thing is crazy fast. It's faster than an iPhone on email. Way faster," says O'Leary.

The new BlackBerry Classic is so superior to the company’s recent devices that it begs the question “What the hell were they thinking for the past three years? says Kevin O’Leary. O’Leary, who was on BNN this morning to review the device that launched today, says that after years as a BlackBerry loyalist, he gave […]

BlackBerry has a “roller-coaster” week ahead, says Cormark

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Look for a lot of volatility around BlackBerry (TSX:BB, Nasdaq:BBRY) next week, says Cormark analyst Richard Tse. In a research update to clients today, Tse previewed a week he thinks will be dominated by headlines. In the middle of the roller-coaster, the analyst believes investors should focus on the bigger picture. “Headlines aside, we continue […]