BlackBerry Ltd.’s new chief executive officer, rejecting calls to exit the hardware business, gets a chance this week to convince investors he has the time and vision to revive a unit that’s dragging sales back down to 2007 levels.
Open Text Corp. Chief Executive Officer Mark Barrenechea, taking a page from former boss Larry Ellison’s merger playbook at Oracle Corp., is planning to expand the Canadian software maker by going shopping again.
Open Text Corp., Canada’s second- largest technology company by market value, surged to a record after agreeing to buy GXS Group Inc. in a deal worth about $1.17 billion to expand its data exchange services business.
Robert Baker can’t wait to finish his electrical engineering degree at the University of Waterloo and get away from the withering Canadian technology company down the street that used to draw the top students -- BlackBerry Ltd.
EasyLink Services International Corp., a provider of cloud-based business messaging and transaction services, was sued by a shareholder claiming Open Text Corp.’s $310 million takeover offer undervalues the company.