The  Blackberry Passport smartphone. Second-quarter revenue at the compnay  plummeted and smartphone shipments hit their lowest since at least 2007. Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

BlackBerry chief executive officer John Chen said the company has found the low-point of its turnaround after second-quarter revenue plummeted and sm(...)

BlackBerry has acquired several security-focused software companies in the last year as chief executive officer John Chen works to reach his goal of doubling software revenue to $500 million by March, 2016.

BlackBerry has agreed to buy mass-messaging start-up AtHoc, adding to its portfolio of software products. AtHoc’s software, which is used by the US d(...)

BlackBerry said two licensing deals, with Cisco Systems and an unnamed company, made “significant contributions,” but did not disclose the terms. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

BlackBerry shares fell yesterday on uncertainty about what drove growth in the company’s crucial software segment in the first quarter. Shares were of(...)

BlackBerry posted  revenue of $660 million (€605 million) in the final three months of its fiscal year, a drop of about a third compared with the same period last year and its lowest three-month sales figure since 2007. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

BlackBerry posted its lowest quarterly revenue in more than eight years yesterday, as the Canadian smartphone maker struggled to find new sources of r(...)

The new Blackberry Classic smartphone. Samsung recently offered to buy BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market.

Samsung recently offered to buy BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market, acco(...)

BlackBerry reported a net loss of $148 million (€120.6 million) in the quarter ended November 29th. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

BlackBerry has reported a bigger-than-expected drop in third-quarter revenue, sending shares of the struggling smartphone maker lower, even as it eked(...)

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(...)