Partnerships

BlackBerry should extend its co-operation with Google

BlackBerry

Google and BlackBerry are getting closer to each other. This is still far from a partnership the Mountain View-based company has with its Android vendors, and we’re not sure it’s even getting there. Instead, Google has teamed-up with BlackBerry — and few other companies for that matter — to bring Android to enterprises. As part…

Self destructing phone in development by BlackBerry and Boeing

Self destructing phone in development by BlackBerry and Boeing

BlackBerry and Boeing are teaming-up on the development of a super-secure, self-destructing phone. The device, known as the Boeing Black phone, will be able to self-destruct if it is tampered with, and will be offered to enterprise and government clients looking for the highest-possible level of security. “We’re pleased to announce that Boeing is collaborating…

Google, LG agree to cross-license their patents

LG

LG and Google have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement covers both existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years, allowing both companies to “focus on bringing great products and services to consumers around the world,” according to Allen Lo,…

Facebook, Samsung team-up over VR screens

SAMSUNG

Yesterday, the media reported that Facebook’s CEO met with Samsung’s top executives, including the company’s vice chairman Lee Jay-yong, Sheryl Sandberg, as well as Shin Jong-kyun, head of mobile at Samsung. That, obviously, prompted another slew of rumors that we’ll be seeing another Facebook phone, this time coming to the market with the help of…

Samsung Gear S gets special Diesel Black Gold edition

Samsung Gear S Diesel

Samsung wants its devices to be synonymous with fancy things. So they’ve already teamed-up with Swarovski over a special version of the Gear S smart watch (and many other phones for that matter). Like that’s not enough, now they’re “going to bad” with Diesel to launch the Gear S Diesel Black Gold edition. Said device…

Ouya to expand to Asia with help of Xiaomi

Ouya to expand to Asia with help of Xiaomi

Ever since it moved from a device to platform maker, Ouya has been looking for partners which would implement the gaming platform into their devices. Mad Catz was one of the first companies to join the scheme with its M.O.J.O. console shipping with the OUYA set of services preloaded. That was just a start as…

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