More than two months after being first reported by Microsoft, BlackBerry has admitted that its devices are not immune to critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices. The vulnerabilities, collectively referred to as BadAlloc, arise from the use of memory functions such as malloc, calloc, realloc, …

More than two months after being first reported by Microsoft, BlackBerry has admitted that its devices are not immune to critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices. The vulnerabilities, collectively referred to as BadAlloc, arise from the use of memory functions such as malloc, calloc, realloc, …

June 3, 2011: iOS overtakes Research in Motion’s BlackBerry operating system for the first time. While Android remains comfortably ahead in terms of market share, the new one marks the beginning of the end for BlackBerry as a smartphone powerhouse. This message contains affiliate links. Mac Cult may earn commission when you use our links …

Today, TCL Communications revealed that the company will lose its BlackBerry brand license and stop selling such devices in August. The announcement is a bit of a shock, and what this actually means for the BlackBerry brand as well as for BB mobile devices is unclear at this time. BlackBerry phones under TCL have seen …

TCL will debut a new Alcatel smartphone at CES 2019, including one with an edge-to-edge “Full View” display. It is the company that in 2018 sold nearly a million smartphones in Australia, raising them to third in the market. Ironically, Roy Morgan’s research, which bills itself as a leading market research company, has apparently never …

Research in Motion (RIM) could license its new BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system to other manufacturers, CEO Thorsten Heins told the German newspaper Die welt. During the interview, Heins said that a licensing agreement similar to Microsoft’s with Windows was “conceivable.” “Before you get a license for the software, you have to show that the …

Blackberry once led cell phone sales every year, but is now nowhere to be found, and neither of the company is launching new products for its fans. In fact, the Canadian giant has signed a deal with TCL to produce devices under its name, and the result has been budget devices that will never receive …

Image: Hale Erguvenc, Getty Images WhatsApp has stopped supporting a range of older smartphone operating systems, including BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8. Whatsapp said in a side note: “These platforms do not offer the kind of functionality that we need to extend the functionality of our app in the future. If you …

WhatsApp says goodbye to several old mobile operating systems. The Facebook-owned chat app announced plans to end support for BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and earlier, and Nokia S40 on December 31. Users of these platforms can no longer create new accounts or recheck existing accounts. After December 31st, the app will stop …

Join the leaders of online gaming at GamesBeat Summit Next on November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Whatsapp has detailed its plans for older mobile operating systems, within a week of year-end. The Facebook-owned app will end support for BlackBerry OS (including BlackBerry 10) and Windows Phone 8.0 (and earlier) on December 31, …