BlackBerry chief executive John Chen introduces the Passport smartphone. Photograph: Aaron Harris/Reuters

Last month, the company that pioneered the concept of the smartphone unveiled a brand new device featuring a completely different screen size from pre(...)

Having launched Sync 2, the latest version of its in-car “infotainment” system at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, it’s understood(...)

Blackberry chief executive John Chen said the company had been listening to customer feedback when creating its new phones. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Blackberry may be down, but it’s certainly not out – not according to its executives at least. The company has decided (...)

“No one in the history of the world has ever done something like this,” said Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on the WhatsApp deal. Photograph: Getty

Shares in Facebook fell by 5 per cent in after hours trading on Wall Street after it announced plans to acquire mobile-messaging application st(...)

BlackBerry plans to return its focus to keyboard-equipped phones according to chief executive officer John Chen. Photo: Bloomberg

BlackBerry, which struggled to entice customers with touch-screen models last year, plans to return its focus to keyboard-equipped phones under chief (...)

Ryanair said net income for the year would be between €500 and €520 million, having previously guided €570 million. The malaise in airline shares across Europe sparked by the Ryanair announcement also dragged down Aer Lingus, which slipped more than 8 per cent ahead of a trading update. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Iseq tracked other exchanges into positive territory yesterday, as European stocks rose to a five-year high on expectations that the European Cen(...)

BlackBerry is abandoning a plan to sell itself and instead will replace its chief executive officer and raise about $1 billion from institutional investors, including its largest shareholder, the smartphone maker today. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters
Blackberry is not for sale

Smartphone maker BlackBerry is abandoning a plan to sell itself and instead will replace its chief executive officer and raise about $1 billion (€0(...)