BlackBerry plans to settle a more than eight-year-old lawsuit claiming it defrauded shareholders by inflating the success of its long-discontinued BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
Car makers used to compete over who had the latest-and-greatest hardware on offer: the highest-horsepower engine, the comfiest seats, the silkiest-sounding speakers. Not anymore.
BlackBerry devices running the original operating system and services will no longer be supported after 4 January, marking the end of an era.
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.