TIL Blackberry's corpse is still twitching.
Blackberry has decided to split into two companies. The former mobile email monarch commenced a strategic review in May 2023, under the modest name "Project Imperium." At the time, CEO John Chen said the biz was "executing on a strong, well-resourced plan to deliver revenue and [annual recurring revenue] growth, as well as …
Thursday 5th October 2023 08:17 GMT Ian Johnston
Thursday 5th October 2023 09:20 GMT Anonymous Coward
QNX-OS by HERE
Could well be that the QNX-OS part of Blackberry will have the same path as Nokia - Navteq and being spun-out and co-owned by a consortium of car makers and/or players in the transport world ...
Maybe HERE Global BV could buy them and make a complete software stack for the transport world.. It would make sense in my humble view.
Thursday 5th October 2023 13:53 GMT Gene Cash
Good 'ol "Lawsuits In Motion" continues to disintegrate
Remember when El Reg called them that, and why?
Research in Motion sued everybody for using its obvious email-onna-phone tech and in return, everybody sued it. Look at https://www.theregister.com/2009/07/16/rim_settles_with_visto/ for a good example.
Thursday 5th October 2023 14:16 GMT keith_w
Friday 6th October 2023 22:16 GMT tracker1
If Blackberry had created email integration apps for iOS and Android from the beginning they would likely still be relevant today. They had integration for exchange servers well ahead of everyone else at the time. They could have kept their niche as well as possibly made custom hardware for Android.
But they wanted to beat their own path and got out offlanked.
Friday 27th October 2023 17:13 GMT Jay Lenovo
Who are you?
The name of your company should be indicative of the key outcome you're selling.
No one is aspiring to reach the level of "Blackberry", just drags along a tail of memories past.
Forward developing products should be your moniker. No more placing flowers (like Cylance) into the casket.