More restructuring for Blackberry: QNX, Project Ion, and crypto software combined into new business unit


It’s been a year full of tumult for Blackberry since CEO John Chen took over the company last November, but there’s at least one more shake-up in store: Blackberry announced Monday that it is creating a new business unit consisting of its most promising technologies. The Blackberry Technology unit will house QNX, Blackberry’s embedded OS, Project Ion, its foray into the Internet of Things, its cryptography software, and 44,000 patents. It will be headed by former Sony-Ericsson CTO Sandeep Chennakeshu. The reorganization could be the first step to reopening talks to sell off parts of the business.



How much must Google and Apple pay Gigaom on a monthly basis to post always positive posts about their ecosystems while doing all they can to put out disparaging posts on everyone else’s products on the market?

But Gigaom really isn’t that different then most media outlets these days which all seem to be in the Apple and Google camps back pockets.

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