BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Manager (UEM) has achieved certification from the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP), a U.S. government initiative which oversees the evaluation of commercial cybersecurity products for use in U.S. national security systems.
Saudi Financial Lease Contract Registry Company, known by the brand name SIJIL, has selected BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Manager (UEM) and BlackBerry Workspaces for its secure communications needs. SIJIL says it has chosen BlackBerry because of the company's exceptional security capabilities and its industry leadership in secure connectivity technologies.
BlackBerry will report results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2021 at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 24, 2020. The conference call can be accessed by dialing +1 (877) 682-6267 or live streamed on the Company’s website here.
BlackBerry are to decommission the legacy services for BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier, BlackBerry 10 software, BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 and earlier versions, with an end of life or termination date of January 4, 2022. The company says they chose to extend service until then as an expression of thanks to loyal partners and customers.
BlackBerry is now providing dedicated EU instances of its BlackBerry AtHoc service, enabling customers to comply with EU data protection regulations and prepare for the upcoming Public Warning directives by localising personal data in additional data centres located in the Netherlands and France, as well as the existing one in the UK.
Sliced Tech has partnered with BlackBerry in Australia to host its secure communications portfolio, SecuSuite for Government. The partnership allows BlackBerry to offer a locally-hosted managed service to Australian government agencies and address data sovereignty concerns.
StradVision will utilise BlackBerry's QNX Software Development Platform within a number of next generation Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicles (AV) from South Korean automakers.
BlackBerry completed its debt refinancing Tuesday, which left Fairfax Financial holding 90% of new 1.75% BlackBerry convertible debt. On the same day, Billionaire investor Prem Watsa, leader of Fairfax Financial Holdings, upped his stake in BlackBerry by 117.99%.
Fairfax Financial Holdings (Fairfax) has acquired control of $330M of 1.75% subordinated convertible debentures issued by BlackBerry, representing 90% of BlackBerry's private placement of $365M of the debentures that closed.
BlackBerry has received approval from the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) for its BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Manager software (UEM). BlackBerry UEM is the only MDM solution on the DoDIN Approved Product List.
BlackBerry has completed the redemption of all of its 3.75% unsecured convertible debentures (TSX: BB.DB.V) (the "3.75% Debentures") on September 1, 2020. None of the 3.75% Debentures were converted into common shares of BlackBerry prior to redemption.
BlackBerry has announced the amendment of the indenture governing its outstanding 3.75% unsecured convertible debentures to permit the optional redemption of the 3.75% Debentures prior to November 13, 2020.