US vs. ZTE: a fight for survival | #PNWeekly 301

The US government has blocked ZTE from sourcing anything from American companies while Apple’s CEO says Macs and iPads on their own are the best at what they do. All on our show this week!

John Chen wants to see a $150 BlackBerry Bold 9900 revival

It’d be cheap, do little, but do it well and do it securely. It’d be affordable enough to be a second phone, a work phone. And BlackBerry’s CEO wants it bad.

BlackBerry QWERTY phones still ahead says CEO

Despite BlackBerry getting less involved in the making of its smartphones, it will still have them and some will get physical keyboards.

BlackBerry might unveil its two mid-range smartphones next month

Learn more about some of the recent leaks that came from BlackBerry’s CEO himself, as we learn of when to expect the BlackBerry mid-range offerings

John Chen says BlackBerry hardware unit close to making money

After losing money on hardware for years and investor calls for the company to quit on smartphones, BlackBerry CEO John Chen is all smiles.

John Chen mum on BlackBerry encryption compromise with Canada law enforcement

Canadian law enforcement was able to read over a million BBM messages as part of a murder investigation. Did BlackBerry give away the keys to BBM?

CEO John Chen on recovering BlackBerry’s “sexiness”

We’ve heard BlackBerry CEO John Chen give his perspective before on the…

BlackBerry and T-Mobile break up, but which party loses most?

BlackBerry hasn’t been a true favorite in any market lately, and proof…