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Monday, 20 Apr 2015

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

Jan Koum, the CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp, announced on his Facebook that the instant messaging app now has 800 million monthly active users and is on track to hit one billion users later this year.

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014

BlackBerry Classic launches in Singapore

BlackBerry Classic launches in Singapore

BlackBerry officially launched the BlackBerry Classic smartphone in Singapore today. As the name suggests, the Classic is a return to older BlackBerry models like the BlackBerry Bold 9900, and sports BlackBerry's signature QWERTY physical keyboard and physical navigation keys.

Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014

Leaked: Features in BlackBerry OS 10.3

Leaked: Features in BlackBerry OS 10.3

We now have more information on what's coming in the BlackBerry 10.3 OS update, thanks to leaked screenshots and a leaked ROM for the BlackBerry Z10.

Friday, 14 Feb 2014

BBM Voice and BBM Channels Now Available for Android and iPhone Customers

BBM Voice and BBM Channels Now Available for Android and iPhone Customers

Android and iPhone customers will now be able to make free voice calls to BBM contacts over a Wi-Fi or data connection with BBM Voice, as well as access BBM Channels. In addition, BBM customers on Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry smartphones will have more to chat about with fast one-click sharing of photos, documents, voice notes and more.

Thursday, 6 Feb 2014

BlackBerry World Offers BB10 Users Free Apps This February!

BlackBerry World Offers BB10 Users Free Apps This February!

In this month of love and friendship, BlackBerry 10 users are entitled to a free bundle of popular games, and a series of daily app giveaways.

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 Released

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 Released

The BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2.1 will start rolling out today in the U.S., Europe, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, APAC, and Latin America, and will be available for the entire line of smartphones running BlackBerry 10.

Monday, 13 Jan 2014

Blackberry Says it Will Focus on Devices with Hardware Keyboards

Blackberry Says it Will Focus on Devices with Hardware Keyboards

Blackberry's new CEO John Chen has said that the company's new products will "predominantly" have physical keyboards.

Thursday, 26 Dec 2013

Blackberry Reports Q3 Loss of US$4.4 Billion

Blackberry Reports Q3 Loss of US$4.4 Billion

Blackberry has just reported a Q3 operating loss of a whopping US$4.4 billion, primarily due to one-time charges of unsold smartphones.

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013

Project Bold: Independent Musician Spends a Weekend Redesigning BlackBerry Better Than BlackBerry

Project Bold: Independent Musician Spends a Weekend Redesigning BlackBerry Better Than BlackBerry

Call it an interesting thought experiment. Independent musician Dylan Seeger, a BlackBerry fan, spent a weekend rethinking BlackBerry - and came up with a better BlackBerry than BlackBerry.

Monday, 4 Nov 2013

BlackBerry Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins, Receives US$1 Billion Funding from Investors

BlackBerry Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins, Receives US$1 Billion Funding from Investors

BlackBerry just announced that it will receive US$1 billion of funding from Fairfax Financial and other investors. In addition, CEO Thorsten Heins will step down and be replaced by John S. Chen who will act as interim CEO.

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