Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday October 10, 2015

BlackBerry CEO: Company Could Go Software-Only By Next Year

BlackBerry CEO John Chen suggests that if their upcoming Priv phone flops, they may give up on hardware.

Speaking at the Code/Mobile conference, Chen indicated that he might pivot BlackBerry to focus entirely on providing security software to other mobile and server platforms. Chen still wants the Priv to find a following, since hardware design has been part of BlackBerry from its inception, but he’s not betting the entire farm on this single product.