BBM Enterprise to offer businesses secure communication

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IT departments have pricked their ears at the news that text-based communication will be safer. BBM Enterprise has undergone an important overhaul and is being launched as a secure text communication option for businesses. This plays into the company’s strong reputation for getting security right. The BlackBerry Messenger enterprise-level app has end-to-end encryption over all methods of communication. This means that regardless of whether voice, video or text communication is used, BBM Enterprise will keep it secure. The new application may be the tool businesses have been looking for when…

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YouTube in-app messaging launched for Canadian mobile users

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The Google owned video hosting and streaming platform is testing the option in Canada first. A YouTube in-app messaging platform has now been launched. That said, for the moment the option will be available only in Canada. It is commonplace for companies to soft launch their products within that market due to the country’s size and similarity to the United States. The entire population of Canada is comparable to that of California, but there is another reason for its appeal. Canadians share more YoutTube videos with their friends, family and…

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WhatsApp mobile app won’t continue supporting BlackBerry and other platforms

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The messaging platform owned by Facebook will also stop supporting a number of older platforms. The popular messaging mobile app, WhatsApp, has now announced that it will no longer be supporting a number of different platforms, which include older versions of Android and Windows Phone, as well as any BlackBerry version. The support for those platforms will cease for the mobile app at the close of this year. The announcement made by the mobile app has revealed that it will stop working with BlackBerry based devices, as well as those…

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Facebook Messenger launches video calling feature

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The company started rolling out its latest option on its mobile app as of the start of the week. On Monday, the largest social network in the world started the initial rollout of the new video calling feature that it has introduced on its Facebook Messenger mobile app. This allows smartphone and tablet users to hold face to face conversations with friends around the globe. By using the new Facebook Messenger feature, a user is able to add video calls to another user of the same mobile app. According to…

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BlackBerry seeks to generate revenue through latest BBM update

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Features in the popular messenger app may offer the slowly recovering handset maker the opportunity to bring in money. While always popular among BlackBerry users, the BBM messenger app has managed to generate an additional 85 million (or more) users since it opened up its doors to users of Android devices and iPhones, but it was never anything that generated actual revenue for the company. That could be changing in an upcoming update for the mobile app, as new features add an additional revenue stream. BlackBerry Ltd. is now considering…

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