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Canada's Mounties Hold The Keys To Blackberry's Encryption

Blackberry — the financially floundering smartphone maker that prides itself on end-to-end encryption — may have finally met its match in the form of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Motherboard reports that the RCMP, as part of a criminal investigation, was able to intercept and decrypt more than a million Blackberry messages over the course of two years.


El Chapo And Sean Penn Just Gave BlackBerry Its Best Press In Years 

When it comes to clandestine meet-ups with drug lords, screw WhatsApp. Turns out BBM is indispensable for interviewing the most wanted fugitive in the world.


Why Does BBM For Android Have So Many Horribly Fake Reviews?

So BBM for Android and iOS finally made it out after some delays. And how is it? “Really great user friendly and smooth” apparently. At least, according the legion of bots that’s leaving positive reviews on Google Play.


BBM For Android And iOS Is Delayed

Look, we all know that BlackBerry is in a tail spin and has been for a while. And at this point the situation can only become an incredible underdog story or a put the dog out of his misery moment. There’s no status quo anymore. But somehow the hole keeps being dug deeper. BlackBerry announced an abysmal early earnings report and major layoffs on Friday, and now there’s something else. BlackBerry was forced to release a statement yesterday saying that the new BBM apps for iOS and Android, which were supposed to be released yesterday and today respectively, are being delayed. And that’s just suboptimal.


BBM For iOS And Android Hands-On: The Best Blackberry Thing In Years?

Even as Blackberry has fallen from grace over the last few years, its proprietary messaging service BBM has remained a solid, well-designed product. A few months back, the company announced plans to bring the product to iOS and Android. We were excited then, and after spending a few minutes with the final build of both apps, we’re thinking this could be Blackberry’s foothold into a new future.


Blackberry's BBM App Page Mistakenly Went Live, Here's What It Said

BlackBerry’s web people made a bit of a faux pas last night, accidentally making a page advertising its cross-platform BBM apps live before time. They pulled it, but it lives on in the form of incriminating screen captures.


Here's BBM Doing Everything You Wish iMessage Could

At first blush there’s a lot to like about BB10, BlackBerry (née RIM)’s last great hope at redemption. But the first thing you might love is the revamped BBM. It’s crazy slick, and your iPhone is jealous.


The New BBM Lets You Make Free Voice Calls Over Wi-Fi

The last vestige of BlackBerry in the modern world, BBM, has a slick new feature that could please some suit wearing keyboard lovers: the new BBM 7.0 has something called BBM Voice, which is basically free voice calling over Wi-Fi.


Video Chat In BB10 Makes BBM An Even More Appealing Prize

So BBM is going to get video chat in BlackBerry 10 and probably some other super-integrated features. RIM Cheerleading Coach/CEO Thorsten Heins confirmed it today at the annual RIM shareholder’s conference.


RIM To Sell BlackBerry Handset Business?

The Sunday Times is reporting that RIM is planning to split its handset and messaging network into two separate companies, then sell off the ill-fated BlackBerry hardware business.


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