After the news of Fairfax Financial's deal with BlackBerry landed,it was announced that Thorsten Heins would step down as CEO and the John S. Chen would be taking over as interim CEO. It seemed a bit sad that Thorsten wouldn't be at the helm of BlackBerry anymore.
Well, it's official. BlackBerry has entered a $1 Billion investment agreement with Fairfax Financial and Thorsten Heins will resign as BlackBerry CEO at the end of the business day. He will be replaced by John S. Chen as Interim CEO. And Fairfax Financial's Prem Watsa will be named Lead
November 4th was a big day for the future of BlackBerry, and some huge reports are coming out early this morning. Apparently, BlackBerry and Fairfax Financial's deal is not working out, and as such BlackBerry has regressed on their decision to find a buyer.
Update: The WSJ has updated their report as they claim a new partner has emerged in Qualcomm for this possible joint bid for BlackBerry. Again, no official bid has been made, but apparently a lot of people are talking.
BlackBerry just pushed an update to the android runtime environment for users who were experiencing issues with android apps not running after the 10.2 update rolled out earlier this week. And although it is not clear how many users were affected by the bug, BlackBerry decided
It's well known that BlackBerry users are loyal. But it can be said now that they're heroes as well. An incident that happened in Jakarta, Indonesia involving a little girl who went missing, a frantic family, social media and BlackBerry Users concluded with a joyous ending.
Update: Forget about Path for BlackBerry for the time being. Apparently, Path CEO Dave Morin was misquoted as saying Path would be available for BlackBerry in 2014. According to Path representatives, the company will "think about" bringing an app to BlackBerry next year. Lame.