| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:42 PM
In an early win for BlackBerry, a start-up co-founded by Ryan Seacrest has been banned from selling its iPhone keyboard.
BlackBerry sued Typo Products in January, alleging that Typo's iPhone case -- which includes a physical keyboard -- copies...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A promotion that went awry last month has led BlackBerry to cut ties with T-Mobile after numerous years of working together.
BlackBerry on Wednesday announced that it will not renew T-Mobile's license to sell its products when it expires April 25....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ask anyone about L.A. tech these days and they'll almost certainly point to Santa Monica and Venice, where hundreds of start-ups have emerged in the last few years.
So-called Silicon Beach is home to Snapchat, sizable Google and Microsoft offices, and a...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.
Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:01 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Los Angeles entrepreneur Jason Calacanis is back with a new mobile news app that summarizes articles in 300 characters –- or about 40 words –- or less.
His bet: With more people hoovering up news while on the go, they need a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:13 AM
BlackBerry's 2013 ended on a rough note, as the struggling phone maker accounted for less than 0.5% of U.S. smartphone sales during the fourth quarter, according to a report.
The dismal sales figures came despite the introduction of the Blackberry 10...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry.
The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
John Chen is not pleased with T-Mobile.
BlackBerry's new chief executive took to the company's blog to slam the wireless carrier, which last week targeted BlackBerry users in an email offer that encouraged them to switch to the iPhone 5s.
Chen said he...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging company WhatsApp for about $16 billion, plus $3 billion in stock grants, as the social-networking firm looks to boost the overall time users spend on its properties.
The price tag for the deal -- the biggest for...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:01 PM
T-Mobile, which got into a bit of trouble with BlackBerry a few days ago when it encouraged its BlackBerry users to switch to the iPhone 5s, is trying to make amends.
The wireless carrier said in a blog post that starting this Friday, it will offer a...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:40 AM
Trade in a working BlackBerry device and get up to $250 in credit from T-Mobile starting Friday.
Use the $200 credit to buy a new device of your choice. Existing T-Mo customers can trade up to a new BlackBerry Q10 or Z10 and get an extra $50.