John Chen

BlackBerry Phones Live Again, As Texas Startup Promises 5G Device

BlackBerry back from the dead. New BlackBerry phone is promised for 2021, boasting 5G connectivity and a physical keyboard

2 years ago

TCL Confirms End Of Line For BlackBerry Smartphones

The final end for BlackBerry smartphones? Chinese electronics firm TCL Communication confirms no new handsets after August 2020

2 years ago

BlackBerry Extends John Chen’s Contract With $130m Sweetener

Nice little earner. Five year extension as CEO in return for compensation valued at close to $130 million

4 years ago

Tales In Tech History: BlackBerry

Ultimate survivor. The rise, fall, and rise (?) of former smartphone giant BlackBerry

5 years ago

BlackBerry Results Boosted By Surging Enterprise Software Sales

Who needs smartphones? Turnaround of Canadian firm continues as enterprise software sales hit a record

5 years ago

Blackberry CEO John Chen: We Did Nothing Wrong In Helping Canadian Police

BlackBerry CEO calls Canadian police deal an "old story" and says it is right to comply with legal government requests

6 years ago

CES 2016 – BlackBerry Confirms It’s Sticking With Android, Not BB10

BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirms new Android-powered devices for 2016

6 years ago

BlackBerry Could Stop Making Smartphones

John Chen says halting phone production could be a possibility as BlackBerry turns its focus to other areas

7 years ago

BlackBerry Confirms More Job Cuts

More jobs to go as John Chen’s BlackBerry restructuring bites hard

7 years ago

BlackBerry – Get Developers To Make Apps For Us, Too!

Company wants FCC to legally force iOS and Android developers to create apps for BlackBerry devices

7 years ago

BlackBerry Passport Sells Out

Over 200,000 pre-orders have been placed for BlackBerry’s new square phone

8 years ago

BlackBerry Posts Profit Amid Recovery Hopes

No more red ink as the latest results from BlackBerry show turnaround is starting to pay off

8 years ago

BlackBerry Sues Top Exec To Stay At His Post

How bad are things at BlackBerry? Michelle Maisto says the case of Sebastien Marineau-Mes is not a good sign

8 years ago

BlackBerry Furious Over Leaked OS 10.3 Secrets

John Chen fumes after theft of unreleased OS, despite positive feedback from BlackBerry community

8 years ago

John Chen Returns Sense Of Optimism To BlackBerry

Analysts and the markets are starting to respond to the optimism created by BlackBerry CEO John Chen

8 years ago

Blackberry Announces Split From Alicia Keys

Year long collaboration between the company and the singer comes to an end

8 years ago

BlackBerry: ‘Reports Of Our Death Are Greatly Exaggerated’

BlackBerry CEO John Chen seeks to reassure customers and partners

9 years ago

BlackBerry Looks To The Future, Says New CEO Chen

Interim CEO John Chen used a public letter to warn of tough choices, but says the company is looking to…

9 years ago