BlackBerry Priv Android-based Smartphone

“We have new life,” says BlackBerry CEO

BlackBerry chief John Chen explains why he's turning to Android operating system for new "Priv" phone.
BlackBerry Venice Android Slider Smartphone

Can BlackBerry turn around its consumer business with this Android phone?

"Venice" runs Android and has an old school QWERTY slider keyboard. Returning to its roots and turning to Google's dominant OS could spell comeback for BlackBerry.
John Chen CEO BlackBerry

BlackBerry makes smart strategic move, prioritizes software

2015 may be the first year in quite some time that positive headlines are associated with the once behemoth mobile handset maker known as BlackBerry (formerly, the once great, lovable RIM).Today new CEO John Chen focused heavily on one key thing during the company's quarterly call.I just want to say...

Wide-screen, low price key to BlackBerry reboot

CEO John Chen simplifies and focuses on the company's enterprise roots. Will the new BlackBerry Passport smartphone find a niche with the faithful?

Apple iOS in Decline: This chart says it all

Is Apple dead? No. But you've got to wonder if there's another hit in them. Just how bad are they strugglling. This chart will tell you in 10 seconds.

BlackBerry BBM for iPhone, Android faces tough competition

BBM is coming to Android and iOS. But the market for messaging services is far more competitive. There's at least one reason why BBM could succeed.

Google Android sales increase, capture 51% of U.S. market

Microsoft continues to remain relevant, and took third place once again in the U.S. with 4.7% of all smartphone sales.

Tech News Today: $6B iWatch, Galaxy S IV Video, BlackBerry Price Cuts

If investors are concerned about growth at Apple, an iWatch, with the potential for 60% margins, could be the answer.

What BlackBerry is missing

Nothing announced or demo-ed today in New York by CEO Thornsten Heins and his team suggested this was a company looking to upend a market it once helped create.

Verizon to sell BlackBerry Z10 for $199 beginning March

BlackBerry will face stiff competition. $199 on Verizon currently buys the well-reviewed HTC Droid DNA featuring Android Jelly Bean and a 5-inch HD display, or the Apple iPhone 5.