Dec 04, 2013 at 08:47 | Source: Reuters
For a monthly fee of about USD 10, Oyster and Scribd will allow bookworms to instantly browse and read ebooks through smartphone and tablet apps and to download them for offline reading.
Nov 05, 2013 at 08:56 | Source: Reuters
Where Chen did it before, most famously, was as CEO of Sybase, a maker of computer database software that was losing money and in crisis after having to restate its results as he took the helm in 1998. Sybase then was in a position similar to BlackBerry's now: it posted a 1998 operating loss of USD 98 mn.
Oct 24, 2013 at 08:45 | Source: Reuters
BlackBerry, based in Waterloo, Ontario, once dominated the smartphone market but put itself up for sale after being overtake by Apple's iPhone and devices using Google Inc's Android operating system.
Oct 05, 2013 at 13:30 | Source: Reuters
Such a deal would be an alternative to the preliminary agreement reached weeks ago with a group, led by BlackBerry's biggest shareholder, Fairfax Financial Holdings , to take the company private for about USD 4.7 billion.
Oct 05, 2013 at 13:15 | Source: Reuters
BlackBerry misled investors last year by saying that the company was "progressing on its financial and operational commitments," and that previews of its BlackBerry 10 platform were well received by developers, according to shareholder Marvin Pearlstein in a lawsuit lodged in Manhattan federal court.
Sep 27, 2013 at 21:04 | Source: Reuters
BlackBerry, which had warned of the results on September 20, said its net loss for the second quarter ended on August 31 was USD 965 million, or USD 1.84 a share, while revenue fell 45 percent to USD 1.6 billion from a year earlier.
Sep 25, 2013 at 16:01 | Source: PTI
The company said it also intended to launch smart phone with less than Rs 10,000 price range though it ruled out launching phones in the price range of Rs 5,000- 6,000.
Sep 25, 2013 at 09:04 | Source: Reuters
Private or public, BlackBerry's problems remain the same: slumping market share, mostly uninspiring devices and cut-throat competition threatening the state-of-the-art security of the BlackBerry network.
Sep 24, 2013 at 16:19 | Source: Reuters
The USD 9 a share tentative offer, from a consortium led by property and casualty insurer Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, will set a floor for any counteroffers that might emerge for Blackberry, which has been on the block since August.
Sep 24, 2013 at 08:57 | Source: Reuters
Here is a timeline of important milestones in the history of the company.