BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins will step down from the top job this month. In a letter to employees, he said he was BlackBerry's "biggest fan", adding that he'll be "cheering from the sidelines" as interim CEO John Chen attempts to build customer confidence.
BlackBerry's rocky road shows no sign of smoothing out – on Monday it announced the proposed $4.7 billion takeover deal by Fairfax Financial is off. In addition, Thorsten Heins, the man brought in to turn the company around, will step down as CEO.
For the second time in almost as many months, Huawei has denied rumors it's considering acquiring another mobile manufacturer. This time it's BlackBerry, but Huawei says it wants to go it alone instead.
When things aren't going well, it's a good idea to ask for more time to rectify the situation. But just how much time does BlackBerry need, or have left? CEO Thorsten Heins said Tuesday the company is "driving night and day to deliver improvements."
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has a vendetta against tablets, slamming the devices in a recent interview. According to Heins, slates lack any long-term potential and make for a bad business model. A follow-up to the PlayBook seems like a longshot.
Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins talks about the state of the smartphone industry, says that iOS may be on the brink of a major decline. Though it was innovative when the iPhone came out, it's now old news and Apple isn't keeping up with the innovation of other…
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said on Thursday he's "encouraged" by feedback from carrier partners regarding its new make-or-break Z10 handset, adding that he was surprised by the number of people switching to BB10 from other platforms.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has said that the release of the Z10 handset in Canada on Tuesday "was the best day ever for the first day of a launch of a new BlackBerry smartphone," although claims made by Heins earlier in the week that the white Z10 had sold…
Research in Motion has rebranded its application store, now named BlackBerry World, and given it a makeover in time for BlackBerry 10's launch. Company CEO Thorsten Heins remains realistic ahead of its debut on January 30.
As the iPhone 5 flies off the shelves and Samsung reports record profits, the boss of the firm that once ruled the smartphone roost has said in an interview that BlackBerry 10 – set for launch early next year – should not be underestimated.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has hit back at a recent NY Times article that interviewed a number of disgruntled BlackBerry owners. In a letter published by the newspaper on Wednesday, Heins accused the piece of lacking balance and said there were still "millions of…
Research In Motion posted a second-quarter loss of $235 million on Thursday. It's not good, but analysts had been expecting worse, with shares surging as a result.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has delivered his BlackBerry 10 Jam Americas keynote, where his enthusiasm for BlackBerry 10 was palpable
It's no secret that Research in Motion has seen better days, but is it actually a lost cause? If you read tech sites, you might think so, but we think there's still a chance for RIM. Here's why.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has another article in The Globe and Mail, this time answering reader questions in response to his editorial about BlackBerry 10 last week.