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In the Eden of smartphones, Apple was indeed the tempting fruit

By : CIOL Writers

Remember those Nokia phones with colorful keypad? Or those flip phones that were so much of a style statement till about a decade back? All you could do with them was call or message. And then Blackberry came into the

India’s Itel among Africa’s top 100 mobile brand

By : CIOL Writers

Itel Mobile that entered India recently has managed to break into the top 100 “Most Admired Brands in Africa” list of 2015, ranking 51st in the list unveiled by Africa’s biggest business magazine—African Business. Launched by China-based Transsion Holdings with

Blackberry is Back!!

By : CIOL Writers

The late diva of 90’s, Blackberry, is trying hard to stand with the latest kids – Samsung, Apple, Lenovo – of this day. With the BlackBerry Priv, the company releases its first premium Android smartphone forRs 62,500. A smartphone which

WatsApp to drop support to Blackberry

By : CIOL Writers

With one billion active users, WhatsApp announced that the app will soon be discontinued on BlackBerry and Nokia devices. However, it is not very surprising that WhatsApp is abandoning Blackberry, because recently the later had shunned the OS when building its

Headless BlackBerry finally gets India MD

MUMBAI, INDIA: Headless BlackBerry has a new India MD. The company which was headless for about three months has announced the appointment of Narendra Nayak as new MD. At BlackBerry, Nayak will be chiefly responsible to increase the dwindling market

Why did BlackBerry acquire its arch rival?

MUMBAI, INDIA: BlackBerry has acquired its arch rival, Good Technology for $425 million. Good Technology, a provider of mobile software provider will boost BlackBerry’s ability to help corporate clients manage smart phones running on different operating systems. Good’s technology will

Essar Group manages BYOD environment with BlackBerry EMM

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Essar Group has selected BES12, a multi-OS Enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution by BlackBerry to securely manage their data, applications, and multi-OS device environment. “In a hyper-competitive world where seamless connectivity is critical, enterprises require a secure,

BlackBerry’s Lalvani joins Qualcomm

MUMBAI, INDIA: Former BlackBerry veteran Sunil Lalvani has joined Qualcomm as Vice President and President for the company’s India operations. He replaces Avneesh Agrawal, Senior Vice President and President, Qualcomm India and South Asia, who resigned to start his own venture.

BlackBerry India MD Sunil Lalvani quits

MUMBAI, INDIA: After a two-year stint as BlackBerry’s managing director of India business, Sunil Lalvani has quit the company. The reasons are not known. Lalvani was appointed as the Managing Director of Indian Operations at BlackBerry in May 2013. But he had

What is Mercedes-Benz offering on the cloud?

PUNE, INDIA: Mercedes-Benz has launched cloud-based app for its S-, GL- ML-Class and all AMG models, equipped with command online system. The company had first launched the app with its E-class models. The app offers the following features: Mercedes-Benz Radio: An

BlackBerry Launches the BlackBerry Classic in India

By : Ashok Pandey

BlackBerry Limited launches the BlackBerry Classic in India. The smartphone is specially built to meet the needs of productive people thriving on speed and accuracy that can be found with a physical QWERTY keyboard. Designed based on extensive customer feedback,

BlackBerry launches Classic with trackpad

WATERLOO, CANADA: BlackBerry Limited has launched the BlackBerry Classic, a smartphone built to meet the needs of productive people. The BlackBerry Classic’s QWERTY keyboard lets communicate quickly and clearly using one hand with a trackpad and classic navigation keys. The

New features offering more privacy and control on BBM chat

WATERLOO, CANADA: BlackBerry Limited announced new features for BBM, offering users new ways to chat and share with more privacy and control over their communications. At the core of the BBM experience is privacy and control. These two notions are