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BlackBerry Announced It Will Not Renew Contract With T-Mobile
2014-04-02 10:10:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday April 1 it might have been mobile carrier T-Mobile that was feeling a bit the Fool, as BlackBerry Limited announced that it would not renew its licensing agreement with the carrier. T-Mobile’s license to sell BlackBerry products expires on April 25, 2014. “BlackBerry has had a positive relationship with T-Mobile for many years. Regretfully, at this time, our strategies are not complementary and we must act in the best...

BlackBerry CEO Vows Company Will Be Profitable By 2016
2013-12-31 06:30:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Despite losses of approximately $5 billion over the second and third quarters of this year, BlackBerry CEO John Chen said on Monday that he is confident that the Canadian telecommunications and wireless equipment company still has a future in the industry. The company, formerly known as Research In Motion (RIM), posted a nearly $1 billion loss in the second quarter and followed that up with losses of more than $4 billion in the...

2013-12-21 23:00:59

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Blackberry announced their quarterly results according to the New York Times, Dec. 20. Technology analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “These latest numbers are simply a disaster for Blackberry. At the same time they could be on the verge of a recovery with new and interim CEO John Chen now at the helm. What can we expect going...

BlackBerry Signs Deal With Foxconn After $4.4 Billion Loss
2013-12-20 16:35:25

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online BlackBerry announced on Friday it has signed a five-year strategic agreement with Chinese-based consumer electronics manufacturer Foxconn, formerly known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, the well-known maker of high-end smartphones, including the Apple iPhone. Under the terms of this partnership, BlackBerry and Foxconn will jointly develop and produce new devices aimed at markets where BlackBerry is still strong, such as Indonesia...

2013-12-02 23:01:25

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Interim CEO John Chen says reports of the death of Blackberry are greatly exaggerated and they are very much alive, says Associated Press, Dec. 2 Wireless analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “John Chen may be interim Blackberry CEO, however I like the tone and what he says. This is what we should have been hearing from Blackberry over...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

DUBLIN, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sybase, Inc., an SAP company (NYSE: SAP) and industry leader in enterprise and mobile software, today announced that the company has appointed John J. Sims as president of its mobile services business - Sybase 365, effective July 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101203/MM12180LOGO) "We warmly welcome John to the Sybase family," said John Chen, chairman and CEO of Sybase. "John brings a wealth of experience in the mobile market,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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