BlackBerry lands first software integration deal with Dr. Oz’s company

BlackBerry is going to help personal healthcare portal Sharecare Inc. natively integrate aspects of its software into apps that will...

January 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry, mobile devices, mobile apps

BBM updates appeal to businesses

An update to BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) advances BlackBerry’s commitment to the app. This bodes well for everyone, for both enterprise communications...

November 3rd, 2014 Chris Lau

BBM to let users retract messages

You don’t always mean what you say in a text message – and sometimes you only realize after it’s been...

October 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry adds WinPhone to BBM

BlackBerry's popular BBM messaging app is now available for Windows Phone 8 users. The app can be downloaded from the Windows...

August 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry’s BBM Protected now live

BlackBerry's effort to expand and monetize its well-known security reputation to text messaging launches today. The company announced that BBM...

June 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry trying four ways to cash in on BBM

BlackBerry Ltd. has four new plans to make some money from BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), its flagship instant messaging platform. And while...

March 25th, 2014 Candice So

WhatsApp voice will face many entrenched alternatives

Most readers would agree that shock and awe are appropriate reactions to the US$19 billion Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp. The good...

March 4th, 2014 Chris Lau

Will WhatsApp deal push BlackBerry BBM?

Around the time Industry Canada was announcing that Canadian cellular carriers had agreed to give it over $5 billion for...

February 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ugly BlackBerry quarter expected: What enterprises need to know

BlackBerry is set to report quarterly results on December 20th, 2013. Everyone should expect the numbers to be very ugly....

December 16th, 2013 Chris Lau