BlackBerry to Buy Encryption Company
BlackBerry today indicated it has agreed to buy a small German company called Secusmart. Secusmart specializes in voice and data encryption. BlackBerry plans to use Secusmart's technology to further shore up its own enterprise and government offerings. Secusmart is already being used by government officials in Canada and Germany. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. BlackBerry has retreated from its consumer-chasing tactics and is focusing efforts on selling secure devices and mobile device management tools to businesses and governments.
BlackBerry Finalizes Acquisition of Good Technology
BlackBerry today said it has completed its $425 million purchase of Good Technology. Good Technology provides mobile email products as well as mobile device management tools to businesses.
BlackBerry to Buy Good Technology
BlackBerry today said it has agreed to purchase Good Technology for $425 million. Good Technology makes and sells mobile email products as well as mobile device management tools.
BlackBerry to Remain In Pakistan After Issues Resolved
BlackBerry today said it has come to an agreement with the government of Pakistan that will allow it to remain in the country. Last month, BlackBerry said it would leave Pakistan in order to protect the privacy of its users.
BlackBerry Debuts BES 12.2
BlackBerry today made BES 12.2 available to its business customers. The improved mobile device management platform adds a handful of features, especially those aimed at platforms other than BlackBerry.
BlackBerry DTEK50 Is A Secured, Rebadged Alcatel Idol 4
BlackBerry today announced the DTEK50 smartphone, a slab-style handset that runs Android and features BlackBerry's signature communications and security software. BlackBerry says the DTEK50 features FIPS-2 hardware encryption, rapid security patching, secure boot process, and a hardened Android OS core.