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Blackberry sees 10 million BBM downloads in 24 hours

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.

on pcworld.com

BBM app rolls out for Android and iOS -- for real this time

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.

on techhive.com

The Macalope: An unbroken string of success

Apple? No, open source, of course!

The Macalope Weekly: Comparing the incomparable

Stupid pundit tricks reach critical insanity as Apple and its products are compared to ... well, you gotta see this to believe it.

BlackBerry messaging service rolls out to Android and iPhone this weekend

While layoff rumors fly, BlackBerry is moving ahead with plans to roll out its popular BBM messaging service to Android and iPhone devices.

on techhive.com

BlackBerry's Secure Work Space for Android and iOS now available

BlackBerry continues to expand its support for Android and iOS with Secure Work Space, which separates work and personal apps and data, as the company tries to hold on to enterprise users by becoming more platform neutral.

The majority of American adults are now smartphone owners

A new poll from Pew finds that 56% of American adults now own smartphones. A variety of other demographic findings may surprise you.

on techhive.com

The Macalope: He's an ideas guy

Not a good one, but an ideas guy.

BlackBerry CEO: BBM to be released as a free app on iOS and Android this summer

During the BlackBerry Live conference, the company announced plans to make BBM available as a free app on Android and iOS this summer.

The Macalope: Failure to outrage

BlackBerry's CEO made some goofy comments. But what else was he gonna do?