Roughly a month after BlackBerry suspended the launch of its cross-platform Messenger chat applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, the struggling handset maker finally resumed the rollout Monday.
BlackBerry said it is considering extending its signature Messenger chat service to other platforms beyond Google's Android and Apple's iOS.
BlackBerry said its cross-platform Messenger chat applications for Google's Android and Apple's iOS are on hold for at least a week after an unreleased version of the Android app leaked online.
BlackBerry halted the launch of its cross-platform Messenger chat applications for Google's Android and Apple's iOS after an unreleased version of the Android app leaked online.
BlackBerry announced its cross-platform Messenger chat applications for Google's Android and Apple's iOS will go live this weekend.
A handful of private equity firms and other potential bidders are circling embattled phone maker BlackBerry, but interest is tepid and some buyers are expressing interest in parts of its business rather than the whole company, Reuters reports.
BlackBerry submitted to Apple its cross-platform Messenger chat application for Apple's iOS more than two weeks ago and still has not received approval from App Store reviewers, 9to5Mac reports.
BlackBerry is considering a plan to spin off its signature Messenger chat service as a standalone unit, sources familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.
BlackBerry briefly posted user manuals introducing iOS and Android device owners to its cross-platform BlackBerry Messenger chat application, expected for official release by the end of September.
BlackBerry said its board of directors has formed a special committee to explore strategic alternatives including a possible sale as the manufacturer mounts a last-ditch bid to accelerate deployment of its struggling BlackBerry 10 operating system.