Asked eight leading players what they are doing
The Federal Trade Commission has written to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the agency how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gear.
You gotta do the right thing
Blackberry's boss John Chen has defended giving Canadian spooks secret access to his company's hardware allowing them to spy on suspected terrorists and criminals.
Blackberry gives up
As we expected, Blackberry has given up on its BB10 operating system and will no longer make phones which use it.
So much for that myth
Blackberry’s encryption security is a myth and the Canadian coppers have had access to every encrypted piece of data on its network since 2010.
Blackberry make cheaper ones next year
Blackberry has admitted that its Android-based Priv was too expensive and it is going to stick to cheap and cheerful from now on.
No one is interested any more
Facebook and WhatsApp have decided to cease all support for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS platforms.
Desperately seeking a reason to live
Still apparently looking for a reason to live BlackBerry has decided to place a bigger bet on cybersecurity.
It has not been out evolved by Android, yet
Blackberry has been quick to tell us that a story we ran which quoted one of its senior managers as saying that the BBOS was toast "needs up-dating."
RIP Blackberry 10OS
While we have been saying that Blackberry was going to give up on the BlackBerry 10 OS, but official confirmation has been thin on the ground.
Another Andorid phone coming out next year
Blackberry has releasing a second version of the Android-based Priv smartphone next year having decided that people are drawn to appliances that sound like they should be connected to toilets [worked for Nintendo.ed] .