LG Electronics will wind down its loss-making mobile division after failing to find a buyer, a move that is set to make it the first major smartphone brand to completely withdraw from the market.
BlackBerry’s future as a smartphone brand has been thrown into question after its current manufacturer said it would stop selling BlackBerry mobile phones later this year.
Fully autonomous cars will not be on public roads for at least 10 years despite claims from some manufacturers they will be available sooner, BlackBerry’s chief executive has said.
WhatsApp will no longer work on a number of smartphones, including those running the Windows Phone operating system, in the new year as support ends on some older handsets.
The BBM messaging service was closed down on Friday, marking the end for the once crown jewel of BlackBerry’s phone business.
BlackBerry Messenger, now known as BBM, the chat service that once dominated instant messaging in South Africa and several other markets around the world, will soon be no more.
BlackBerry boss John Chen has hailed the company’s resurgence after moving away from smartphone manufacturing.
BlackBerry is suing Facebook for patent infringement, claiming the social media giant uses technology invented by the former smartphone maker in Facebook’s massively popular messaging applications. Apps like
TCL, the Chinese company that manufactures BlackBerry and Alcatel handsets, is ramping up its focus on the South African market, on Wednesday taking the wraps off a new smartwatch aimed at children (and parents
BlackBerry’s efforts to push into self-driving cars took a new step forward as the former smartphone maker signed a deal with Chinese Internet giant Baidu to work together on automotive software. Baidu will bundle BlackBerry’s QNX