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After many years, BBM is shutting down for good

Since it acquired the license in 2016, Indonesian company Emtek has struggled to keep BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) relevant against a myriad of competition. The developer is now cutting its losses, permanently shutting the door on its commercial service next month. Emtek was dealt a poor hand when licensing BBM, as …

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BBM to come pre-loaded on Android smartphones

As soon as the Blackberry Messenger app went cross platform it became a hit, garnering over ten million downloads in its first 24 hours on both the Play Store and the IOS App Store. Thanks to the massive surge in popularity, you may find BBM coming pre-installed on several Android …

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ChatOn IM reaches 100 million user milestone

ChatOn, the IM service provided on Samsung phones, has managed to double its user base in the last four months, hitting the 100 million user milestone. The cross platform messaging service is available on: IOS, Android, Blackberry and Samsung’s own mobile OS ‘Bada’. Samsung pre-installs this app on its android …

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