Thorsten Heins

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First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry CEO: We Won’t Make Phones If We Can’t Make Money

At long last, BlackBerry is willing to stop making phones if it continues to lose money. BlackBerry CEO John Chen told Reuters in an article posted Thursday, “If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset business”. When Chen took over ... [Published American Banking News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

BlackBerry’s Chen Gives Himself Two Years to Turn Around Company

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is giving himself two years to make up for his company’s plummeting handset revenue.Chen doesn’t plan to do away with handsets but he does plan to replace BlackBerry’s handset profits by focusing on software for connected verticals ... [Published Wireless Week - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry CEO: ‘If I Cannot Make Money on Handsets, I Will Not be in the Handset Business’

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has declared in two recent interviews that the struggling handset manufacturer might abandon its smartphone business.“If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset business,” Chen, who replaced previous BlackBerry ... [Published Mobile Marketing Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry Might Give Up Making Phones

BlackBerry won’t continue making smartphones if it can’t make any profit on them, according to CEO John S. Chen in an interview with Reuters .Chen said he thinks BlackBerry can still make a profit if it’s able to ship about 10 million phones per year. ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Mobility tops enterprise spend in Canada

In the last few years it appears that mobile devices have solidified their hold on Canadian enterprises as a recent survey indicates that no less than 85 per cent of local business have adopted and deployed some form of mobile technology and more than ... [Published Computer Dealer News - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry CEO, John Chen “on tour”

07:28:51 AMBlackBerry’s chief executive officer, John Chen is flying around the world, meeting with business and government customers, according to The Record.This is part of what Chen is calling “high-touch marketing.” He says he will meet with 40 BlackBerry ... [Published 570News - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry posts smaller than expected Q4 loss

BlackBerry CEO John Chen’s attempts to reverse the ailing fortunes of the troubled smartphone maker seem to be paying off, as the firm posted a smaller than expected fourth quarter loss.The company posted a net Q4 loss of $423 million, which was a major ... [Published IT Pro UK - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Blackberry’s woes deepen with $5.87bn annual loss

Blackberry has reported a $5.87bn loss for the fiscal year ended March 1st 2014Struggling Canadian device maker Blackberry has reported a $5.87bn loss for fiscal year 2014, which ended March 1 st 2014. The loss is over nine times the size of the $646m ... [Published Telecoms.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry Selling Real Estate Assets

CBJ – Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry has reached an agreement to sell most of its real estate holdings in Canada, as part of a plan outlined earlier this year that is aimed at making the books look somewhat better.BlackBerry says terms ... [Published Canadian Business Journal - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry's Ottawa product development center closes doors

Alas, we continue this week'sBlackBerry news stream with another somber event. Under John Chen'scommand, the Canadian company has decided to shut down its productdevelopment center in Ottawa. 90 employees that have worked ontop-priority projects, such ... [Published Phone Arena - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

BlackBerry suffers setback – Messenger not coming to Android

In recent times there have been rumours that RIM would bring their iconic BlackBerry Messenger service to Android and we are all for well implemented cross-platform integration. It’s like being able to open a .zip on the desktop operating system you prefer ... [Published KitGuru.net - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

8 Lessons Executives Can Learn From 'House Of Cards'

Frank Underwood, the power hungry, smooth talking Southerner in the record-breaking Netflix original series House Of Cards, demonstrates the tenacity and drive of a man that knows how to get to the top.Here are eight things that executives could learn ... [Published Benzinga.com - Mar 18 2014]

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We’re not exiting the handset business, BlackBe... [Published Computer Dealer News - Apr 10 2014]
BlackBerry’s Chen Gives Himself Two Years to Tu... [Published Wireless Week - Apr 10 2014]
BlackBerry Might Give Up Making Phones [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 10 2014]
BlackBerry not leaving handset business insists... [Published Mobile Today - Apr 10 2014]
BlackBerry Won't Make Phones if It Can't Make M... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 10 2014]
BlackBerry CEO: ‘If I Cannot Make Money on Hand... [Published Mobile Marketing Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
BlackBerry will basically do whatever it takes ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 10 2014]
BlackBerry will basically do whatever it takes ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 10 2014]
UPDATE 1-Fairfax's Watsa says BlackBerry a good... [Published Reuters - Apr 09 2014]
Fairfax's Watsa says BlackBerry a good long-ter... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
Mobility tops enterprise spend in Canada [Published Computer Dealer News - Apr 08 2014]
A phablet approach to Chen’s new BlackBerry [Published The Australian - Apr 07 2014]
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BlackBerry CEO, John Chen “on tour” [Published 570News - Apr 05 2014]
Chen travelling the world to promote BlackBerry [Published Waterloo Region Record - Apr 05 2014]
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BlackBerry’s Secure Work Space gets U.S. govern... [Published Computer Dealer News - Apr 01 2014]
Britain Must Invest in 100% Renewables Before T... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 31 2014]
BlackBerry pleads for patience as sales plummet [Published GlobeAdvisor - Mar 29 2014]
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Blackberry’s woes deepen with $5.87bn annual loss [Published Telecoms.com - Mar 28 2014]
BlackBerry’s long, hard slog back to respectabi... [Published Mail.com - Mar 28 2014]
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BlackBerry: No, we’re not leaving the handset m... [Published Post Tech - Apr 10 2014]
President Obama checks his BlackBerry. (Jae C. Hong /Asscociated Press) BlackBerry is looking at a lot of options for its future. But there's one thing that chief executive John Chen wants to make absolutely clear: BlackBerry's future will contain ...
BlackBerry: No, we’re not leaving the handset m... [Published Faster Forward - Apr 10 2014]
President Obama checks his BlackBerry. (Jae C. Hong /Asscociated Press) BlackBerry is looking at a lot of options for its future. But there's one thing that chief executive John Chen wants to make absolutely clear: BlackBerry's future will contain ...
BlackBerry will basically do whatever it takes ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 10 2014]
Above: The BlackBerry Q10 smartphone at the BB10 launch. Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeat Don’t be surprised by any major business shifts from BlackBerry — because there will likely be many. Under new CEO John Chen, the former smartphone ...
Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia E6, Windows ... [Published GSMArena.com - Latest articles - Apr 06 2014]
Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise - our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This week it's a rollercoaster as predictions of future market share miss by a mile, while makers of smartphone ...
BlackBerry Reports Bigger-Than-Expected Loss, S... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 28 2014]
Source: Thinkstock BlackBerry ( NASDAQ:BBRY ) reported earnings on Friday morning, posting results that showed even wider losses than analysts had expected, though no one was particularly surprised. While new CEO John Chen remains as positive ...
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