Blackberry says its new app that opens up the proprietary BBM messaging platform to Android and Apple users was downloaded 10 million times in just over its first 24 hours of availability.
BBM, short for Blackberry Messenger, was once an exclusive feature for Blackberry phones, allowing users to send messages amongst themselves without counting against their texting plans.
The Wall Street Journal said Thursday that the Chinese electronics company had signed a non-disclosure agreement with BlackBerry that allows it to examine the Canadian company’s financial accounts.
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BlackBerry has increased the amount it plans to spend on its ongoing cost-cutting program, and extended it by another three months, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday.
BlackBerry confirmed on Friday its $965 million net operating loss in the second quarter, following low interest in the Z10 smartphone.
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BlackBerry's messenger app for Android and iPhone will not roll out this week as the company struggles to block an unreleased version of the Android app that affected its system.
A consortium led by Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings offers to acquire struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry.