BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion
Friday, November 16, 2018, 7:48 PM
BlackBerry said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion in cash to help expand its QNX unit which makes software for next-generation autonomous cars. Besides the cash component, the deal includes the assumption of Cylance's unvested employee incentives, BlackBerry said. Cylance will operate as a separate business unit within BlackBerry, the company said.
BlackBerry licensee to launch two smartphones with crypto wallet
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10:26 AM
If the rumors are to be believed, BlackBerry licensee is working on two BlackBerry-branded smartphones that will have secure crypto wallets. These devices will likely be called the BlackBerry Evolve and the BlackBerry Evolve X, and Optiemus, a BlackBerry licensee based in India, will handle the manufacturing process.