Post Tagged with: "BlackBerry"

BBM Adds Stickers, Group Photo Sharing and Larger File Attachments
/ April 2, 2014 4:37 pm
BBM Adds Stickers, Group Photo Sharing and Larger File Attachments

TechCrunch reports that BlackBerry’s dedicated messaging app has launched new features including the introduction of stickers to the general BBM user population as well as increasing the file size limit for transfers and allowing users to share photos with a group chat. . Read More

BlackBerry and Singer Alicia Keys to Part Ways
/ January 3, 2014 12:29 pm
BlackBerry and Singer Alicia Keys to Part Ways

Reuters reports that Alicia Keys and BlackBerry Ltd will be parting ways at the end of the month. The decision came as BlackBerry has shifted its focus from the consumer market to the market for governments, businesses, and large organizations. Read More

Android Captures 81% of Global Market
/ November 1, 2013 4:08 pm
Android Captures 81% of Global Market

VentureBeat reports that global shipments of phones has now crossed 418 million, with smartphones constituting 250 million of the shipments and 81% powered by the Android operating system. “Android’s domination of global smartphone shipments reached a new peak in Q3 2013, with four out of every five smartphones now running Google’s OS,” said Scott Bicheno, an analyst at Strategy Analytics. . Read More

BlackBerry Plans to Go Private
/ September 24, 2013 11:07 am
BlackBerry Plans to Go Private

VentureBeat reports that the one-time tycoon of the mobile phone industry, BlackBerry, plans to go private. According to Business Insider, Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited sent BlackBerry a letter of intent today saying it would pay $9 a share to acquire the company for $4.7 billion. It plans to pay all existing stock holders in cash, and aims to keep the remaining shares for itself. . Read More

TechCrunch: WhatsApp to Launch Voice Messaging Feature
/ August 7, 2013 12:14 pm
TechCrunch: WhatsApp to Launch Voice Messaging Feature

TechCrunch reports that mobile messaging service WhatsApp is adding a voice messaging feature to its upcoming app. The updated app will now boast a walkie-talkie like function, which will enable users to send voice clips with a single press of a button. Sources reveal that WhatsApp has been working on this feature since the beginning of the year. . Read More

CNET: AT&T Reportedly Starting Nationwide Cellular Support for FaceTime
/ June 18, 2013 10:40 am
CNET: AT&T Reportedly Starting Nationwide Cellular Support for FaceTime

CNET reports that AT&T has reportedly started offering nationwide support for Apple's FaceTime videoconferencing app for iPhone on its cellular network. AT&T has made no official announcement, but the step would be a huge move towards meeting the promise it made in May that LTE customers will be able to use video chat apps from Apple, Samsung, and BlackBerry over the AT&T network by mid-June. . Read More

The Next Web: WhatsApp Reaches Record 27 Billion Messages in One Day
/ June 13, 2013 2:34 pm
The Next Web: WhatsApp Reaches Record 27 Billion Messages in One Day

The Next Web reports that WhatsApp, the popular mobile message service, has reached 27 billion messages over a 24 hour period, a significant increase from its previous best of 18 billion. . Read More

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