Facebook drops BlackBerry BB10 platform support

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The Canadian handset manufacturer is watching some of the largest mobile apps step away from it. Regardless of the efforts that BlackBerry has made to try to convince Facebook and WhatsApp to change their minds about discontinuing their native apps that would support the company’s own operating system, BB10, the applications wouldn’t budge. The company has since responded to the decision and has expressed its disappointment in this development. In a recent blog post on the official BlackBerry site, they stated that “We are extremely disappointed in [Facebook’s] decision as…

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BlackBerry won’t survive 2015, says 24/7 Wall Street

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The latest list of brands that won’t last the next year has been released, and the handset manufacturer was included. A website that has a solid track record for naming companies that will soon be falling out of fashion, 24/7 Wall Street, has now released its list of predictions for those that won’t last until the end of 2015, and BlackBerry Inc. has been included among them. According to the site, the Canadian handset maker is “about to run out of its nine lives”. The site explained its decision in…

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