BlackBerry's developer support has sunken so low that the company is now seeking a government bailout.
Samsung reportedly offered as much as $7.5 billion for the company. Both companies denied it, though.
A Reuters story citing a possible deal has sent Blackberry shares soaring.
The company announced a cloud-based platform for building and managing networks of things.
It sounds like something out of old spy movies, but it isn't.
Blackberry digs into its past with a QWERTY keyboard, toolbelt and trackpad, but sticks with BB10 software.
Assuming there are any iPhone users just waiting for a reason to switch, this deal's actually not the best way to trade.
The feature will eventually be part of a premium subscription bundle BlackBerry is planning to launch, the company said.
BlackBerry tries to bring back the sort-of glory days, or at least, hold onto its most faithful users, by teasing an even better version of its once-legendary phone design.
BlackBerry boasts of numbers that would make larger companies wince