BlackBerry Wins Dismissal of U.S. Lawsuit Over BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) (BBRY.O) on Friday won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing it of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting a misleadingly upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphone line. The lawsuit was filed in October of 2013.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa in Manhattan said the plaintiffs failed to plausibly allege that BlackBerry and top officials made material misrepresentations or omissions, or intended to defraud them.

The lawsuit seeked to represent thousands of shareholders ...

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BProfile Update Brings Scaled UI for the Passport & More!

BProfile is an amazing app that allows you to place a BlackBerry 10 Style Text-Block onto your profile picture. You can choose an existing picture from your gallery or take a new photo.

Once you choose an image, you'll be able to add text (21 characters max), drag the textbox around, add social icons and symbols, position them wherever you like on the image, change the textbox color and of course, save the image.

The app just marked an incredible milestone of over 100 ...

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Canso Investment Becomes Third-Largest BlackBerry Holder

Bloomberg - Canso Investment Counsel Ltd. became BlackBerry Ltd.’s third-largest investor, after converting $300 million of the smartphone maker’s debt into stock. 

The Canadian fund manager now holds 5.4 percent of BlackBerry’s common shares, according to a U.S. securities filing on Thursday. That places Canso behind Primecap Management Co. and Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., according to data compiled by Bloomberg. 

Canso participated in a $1 billion convertible-bond sale in November 2013. The sale helped Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry shore up its ...

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Cyphercor Inc. Releases BlackBerry 10 Exclusive LoginTC App

BlackBerry users seeking enhanced login security via two-factor authentication (2FA) can now protect their digital assets without sacrificing an optimal user experience, as Cyphercor Inc. releases its native LoginTC app for BlackBerry 10.

Rebuilt from scratch, the new app, made exclusively for BlackBerry® 10 OS, is primed to provide the highest quality of performance – from stability to speed and resolution. All BlackBerry 10 devices are supported, even the BlackBerry Passport.

An exciting key feature of LoginTC’s BB10 app is language localisation, which means the ...

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Can BlackBerry Ever Be A Status Symbol Again?

A previous article written by one of our team members, Jerid, discussed how BlackBerry had and lost its identity and effectively its status at the same time. I’ll be the first to admit, I was part of the problem, not the solution. I bought the Pearl 8100 back in the day, because my previous contract was up and I wanted something that had internet and took an SD card. To me, it was about getting an all-in-one device, not about having the status. I didn ...

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Are You A Student? Here's Why A BlackBerry Might Be A Good Fit

While a BlackBerry is mainly touted as a business device, it is in fact just as well suited to other environments. As a unversity student, I've come to appreciate the power and help of my BlackBerry over the semesters and grew attached to the power it puts in my hand. Based on my experience, I have collected some of the major points why you, a student, might consider a BlackBerry as well:

  • It Helps You Keep Up With Your Work: One of the essential things ...
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Search for Carphone Warehouse Launched for the UK

S4BB Limited has just released Search for Carphone Warehouse to bring on-the-go shopping for mobile phones, contracts and accessories to BlackBerry 10. Search for Carphone Warehouse has been launched to offer more choice to our users world-wide and allow them to conveniently shop on-the-go. By integrating into the BlackBerry Assistant / Universal Device Search it is now possible to search for mobile phones, accessories and plans right from the BlackBerry home screen.

Get Search for Carphone Warehouse now to go shopping at Carphone Warehouse right from the ...
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Rumour Roundup

Welcome to BlackBerryCentral's Rumour Roundup!

Each Tuesday, we'll bring you the most interesting rumours in the BlackBerry community and let you know if there's any real supporting evidence. Devices, OS's, and more hot topics - it's your one-stop post to get the latest rumours.

Rumour

BlackBerry Keian is P'9984 - All-Touch Device

Source

BBM Channels

Confirmations

The BlackBerry Keian is a Porsche Design collaborated device, and will likely follow the naming of its predecessors (P'9981, P'9982, P'9983 etc ...

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