BlackBerry to cut workforce by up to 40 percent as new Z30 handset launches

Just as BlackBerry takes the wraps off its new Z30 handset and gears up to launch its BlackBerry Messenger app for iOS and Android devices, a new report suggests the company is planning to cut around 5,000 jobs by the end of the year.

BlackBerry wants you to come out and play

With the new BlackBerry 10 having been recently released, BlackBerry is hoping to shake its image as a business only smartphone maker, and is trying to show that it is as gaming friendly as anyone.

If BlackBerry can’t convince Netflix to make an app, does it really stand a chance?

With over 33 million members worldwide Netflix is the leading online video streaming service for movies and TV shows. Why won’t it make a dedicated BlackBerry 10 Netflix app?

Balsillie bails: Former BlackBerry co-CEO sells his entire stake in company

The man who helped take BlackBerry from relative obscurity to global brand (and then back again) has cut all remaining ties by selling his entire stake in the company. The timing of the news, which came via a regulatory filing released…

BlackBerry’s new killer feature? Battery freedom

By shirking the trend toward built-in batteries and adding a few of its own innovations, BlackBerry addresses one very real problem for those who rely on their phones day in and day out.

BlackBerry Apocalypse: 5 last-ditch options if BB 10 bombs

BlackBerry 10 is out in the wild, but doesn't mean it will succeed. What can BlackBerry do if BB 10 fails?

Hands on: BlackBerry Q10 proves the QWERTY keyboard ain’t dead yet

The Blackberry Q10 combines the classic BlackBerry look and keyboard with a new operating system and sensibility.

RIM changes company name to ‘BlackBerry,’ one unified worldwide brand

The BlackBerry 10 launch has kicked off with the news that the RIM name will be dropped. Research In Motion will now be known simply as BlackBerry.

RIM radio interview goes bad, as boss refuses to answer the question, “What did you learn from the iPhone?”

A radio interview with RIM Europe's Managing Director turned into a PR disaster this morning, after the simple question, "What have you learned from the iPhone" was repeatedly sidestepped - badly.

BlackBerry World storefront goes live hours before much-anticipated BB10 event

With the launch of a new mobile operating system and two new handsets just hours away, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has flipped the switch on its new BlackBerry World store for BB10 users, bringing with it a range of new content…