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The sales figures represent a negative note in an otherwise strong year for BlackBerry. Photograph: Reuters

BlackBerry’s string of recent success may have hit a snag. The Canadian company, which exited the hardware business last year, missed analyst estimat(...)

A BlackBerry user risks repetitive thumb strain in 2007, at the height of the company’s succss. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The BlackBerry phone, whose tactile keyboard caused repetitive thumb strains as it became the ultimate business gadget no self-respecting chief execut(...)

Ripe for the market: the Blackberry Classic smartphone at its December 2014 New York launch. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Smartphone pioneer BlackBerry Ltd will stop making its Classic model, the company said yesterday, some 18 months after launching the device it had hop(...)

BlackBerry’s devices business has struggled for years. Photpgraph: Reuters

Smartphone pioneer BlackBerry broke even before charges and writedowns in the first quarter, topping expectations, and forecast a smaller-than-expecte(...)

BlackBerry chief executive John Chen is photographed by one of his company’s handsets. Photograph: Reuters

BlackBerry reported a narrower third-quarter loss than analysts estimated as software revenue kicked in from its acquisition of Good Technology, helpi(...)

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(...)

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