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Messaging Apps Drove The Overall Growth Of Mobile App Usage By 115% In The 2012 – 2013 Period!

Proliferation of messaging apps used on a daily basis has increased the use of overall mobile apps in 2013 by up to 115%. A plethora of apps has left the desktop far behind and the trend of using Mobile is on a rise. Offering different features in the Mobile space, Messaging apps played an important role to grab the...

Blackberry Ltd. (BBRY) Starts Rolling Out BBM For Android And iPhone: Download Now!

After much of hue and cry, finally, Blackberry BBM is out – officially. Blackberry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBM) has started rolling out BBM for Android and iPhone today, and the app is going to be available on Google Play, Apple App Store and in select Samsung App Store. The mobile messaging app, known for its secured conversation, is available on all...

1.1 Million BBM Downloads In First 8 Hours; Alas, None Is Going To Work !

It’s a mix of good and bad news. Let’s start with the most fascinating aspect of both; No matter how bad or ugly scenario were faced by BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY), Smartphone users are immensely excited about BBM – irrespective of on what Smartphone OS are they. More than 1.1 million of Android users went ahead to install ‘unreleased’ version...

Nimbuzz, WhatsApp And WeChat Together Serve 750 Million Users: Can BBM Earn Back Users?

When BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) announced that it is going to launch BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for both iOS and Android platforms, questions flooded our minds about whether it was the right move for the company and whether it’ll be able to regain its former glory in a market which is now brimming with several cross-platform messaging apps.As BBM will be...

Leaked Video Displays BBM Running On Android Smartphone [VIDEO]

Few weeks back we informed that how BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) is setting up a separate unit for its much-appreciated Blackberry Messenger, also known as BBM. In fact, last week the download page of BBM on Android and iOS platform also went live by mistake. And now, a leaked video showing how exactly BBM works on Android smartphone has stated creating...

BlackBerry Plans BBM Spin-Off: Download Page For Android and iPhone Users Goes Live !

Once a name associated with Smartphones, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) struggles for market share today. Sales had been going downstream due challenges from iPhone and later, Android, and the company’s inability to respond in time to the rapidly changing smartphone market.Reports have surfaced recently that BlackBerry has plans for spinning off its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service into a separate business....

BlackBerry’s Budget Phone Q5 and BBM for Google Android And Apple iOS Devices

At the Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY) organized "BlackBerry Live 2013" event on Tuesday, the 14th of May, 2013 there were several strategic and key announcements that were made. Important ones being the announcement regarding the low cost budget phone Q5 and its move to allow the users of rival OSes Google Android and Apple iOS to be...

Challenges For RIM To Keep Its Balance Sheet Healthy In Q4 2012: Could It Ensure Its 79 Million Subscriber Base??

Just a week before, RIM reported its Q3 earnings for the fiscal year 2012, showing a net GAAP loss of $114 million ($0.22 per share) on revenues of $2.7 billion. Interestingly, shipments of BlackBerry smartphones declined in the quarter, while sales of PlayBook tablets surged to 255,000 units. The main challenge for RIM in Q4 2012 is to collect an expected monthly services...

Why RIM Doesn’t Want To Provide Enterprise Information Access To Indian Authority?

Just a few months before, I explained why RIM decided to set up its BlackBerry server in Mumbai. The company's intention was  to provide a better lawful access of e-mail and BBM services to Indian government departments along with folks. The company took the plunge due to Indian authorities' intervention to provide access grants to them for investigating citizens'...

Are BlackBerry Subscriptions In Downward Spiral ?

After three days outage in the last year, incessant market share decline and users' resentment  dragged RIM to nine-year lows. Just before writing, RIM's stock price is on the rise US $7.0; Definitely, good for shareholders. Until two year ago, the company was considered as one of the pioneer smartphone manufacturers, but this time, it's struggling to regain its...

Decision To Abandon Android For Blackberry Was Last Nail In The Coffin For RIM ?

Almost a month before at shareholders meeting, RIM’s new CEO persuaded to its shareholders to keep patience till the launch of BlackBerry 10 in January of next year. Ironically, at present, users are considering BlackBerry OS little obsoleted compare to Android and iOS. It's well known that the company’s financial conditions are continuously deteriorating and people are considering Android...

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