BlackBerry CEO At Code Conference: “We Have A Lot Of Problems, But We’re Not Dead”

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During the inaugural Code Conference in California today, BlackBerry CEO John Chen went on stage to talk about the future of the company, and how he sees it going with Re/code’s Ina Fried and Walt Mossberg. Chen, being his usual realist, but upbeat self talked about the challenges lying ahead.Comparing BlackBerry to a sick patient…

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John Chen Believes Future is ‎Machine-to-Machine Tech and Connectivity

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Techonomy hosted a salon dinner in San Francisco, in partnership with BlackBerry this past week, and got some very interesting quotes from some guests that attended. BlackBerry’s John Chen was among those asked ‘how is tech innovation changing society?’ Chen firmly believes that the future is in the machine-to-machine interconnectivity, as all these devices we…

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BlackBerry CEO Talks Q20, T-Mobile, and White House on Bloomberg TV

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen spoke with Bloomberg yesterday and got to talk about a few interesting things in the BlackBerry world. He spoke at least about the company’s strategy and other enterprise related topics, which have become the norm in this newly focused BlackBerry. He also touched on the name BlackBerry vs Research In Motion,…

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen Speaks With CNN About His Plans For The Company

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John Chen has been a busy man these last couple of weeks. From his head to head cyberbattle with T-Mobile to launching a new device at Mobile World Congress, BlackBerry’s CEO has not avoided the spotlight. Today, he spoke with CNN about BlackBerry’s turnaround plans, and what he needs to as a CEO to help ensure success….

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BBM Money Being Looked Into By BlackBerry Again

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BlackBerry is investigating whether the BBM unit and enterprise extensions can begin facilitating money transfers in nascent markets where IM services far outplay plain SMS. John Sims, President of the Enterprise unit told Re/Code in an interview on Tuesday: “We’re meeting with partners and we are exploring the market. Money movement is an important thing.”…

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Interview with Paul Lucier, VP of Government Solutions at RIM

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While at Canada’s Government Technology Conference (GTEC) in Ottawa, N4BB and Kyle from BlackBerryCool had a chance to sit down with RIM’s VP of Government Solutions, Paul Lucier to talk about RIM’s strategy with BlackBerry in the government.  The enterprise and government side of RIM is something that is often overlooked in the mainstream media, where the…

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RIM Demonstrates Their Government Prowess at GTEC

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Every year, IT and government come together at the Canada’s Government Technology Conference (GTEC) to showcase their solutions and products.  The conference hosts booths, demoes, talks, exhibitions and more on everything having to do with technology in the public sector. RIM (and N4BB!) was on location demonstrating the power of BlackBerry 10 platform, and how…

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