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Germany backs Blackberry’s purchase of Secusmart

Germany backs Blackberry’s purchase of Secusmart

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has approved Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry’s (BB.TO) planned acquisition of Secusmart, the encryption technology of which is used to protect the mobile devices of top politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel. The deal is part of new Chief Executive John Chen’s effort to enhance Blackberry’s appeal for security conscious clients such as [...]

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Germany backs Blackberry’s purchase of Secusmart

Germany backs Blackberry’s purchase of Secusmart

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has approved Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry’s (BB.TO) planned acquisition of Secusmart, the encryption technology of which is used to protect the mobile devices of top politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel. The deal is part of new Chief Executive John Chen’s effort to enhance Blackberry’s appeal for security conscious clients such as [...]

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Staff fear the chop in Samsung Electronics annual reshuffle

Staff fear the chop in Samsung Electronics annual reshuffle

SEOUL (Reuters) – Insiders say staff at Samsung Electronics have never been so anxious ahead of the annual reshuffle, as a weak smartphone performance and its worst earnings in three years are expected to cost many jobs. As is customary for Korean businesses, Samsung is expected to announce its annual personnel changes in early December, [...]

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