Just days after BlackBerry announced a $1 billion loss, 4,500 layoffs, a buy-out offer, and a canceled earnings call, Google announced that it would be opening a new engineering office in Waterloo for its subsidiary Motorola — about 10 minutes away from BlackBerry’s head office.
Analysts won’t get to ask BlackBerry the hard questions about its plummeting business this Friday. The company cancelled its previously scheduled quarterly earnings call.
Despite being the desperate girl on the dance floor, it looks like BlackBerry has found a suitor.
Everybody needs a corporate jet when they’re hemorrhaging money, right?
Mike Lazaridis has been talking to private equity firms.
This is what it looks like when a giant falls.
BlackBerry’s next BB 10 device ticks all the right boxes for a modern smartphone, though there’s no sign that its ecosystem has gotten any better.