By Chris Fox
- Copyright: Blackberry
BlackBerry has reported a profit for the fourth quarter, after making a loss the same time last year.
Once the must-have item, Blackberry is now trying to sell software to manage mobiles for companies and governances.
“We delivered on all of our fiscal 2019 financial commitments and created a solid foundation for continued profitable revenue growth in fiscal 2020,” said John Chen, chief executive of the Canadian-based company.
“I am pleased to note that BlackBerry is recognised as a $1bn-plus revenue company in security software".
Net profit was $51m compared with a loss of $10m a year ago.
Autonomous cars will play a large role in the company's new strategy.
Blackberry launches its first touchscreen-only Android handset, in a bid to diversify its range of devices.
The classic BlackBerry smartphone, including physical keyboard, is given a 2017 makeover.
Chinese phone-maker TCL hopes to revive the brand and its physical keyboard phones.