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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Blackberry losses reached $4.4 billion in 3rd quarter

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The continuing operations of the struggling smartphone manufacturer brought in revenues far below expectations. The latest reports of the BlackBerry losses have shown that this continues to be – by far – the worst year in the history of the smartphone manufacturer, as it has now revealed that in the third quarter of 2013, it lost $4.4 billion. The revenue of the company was considerably lower than expected, at $1.2 billion, that quarter. When compared to last year in the same quarter, the BlackBerry losses were far higher. This was…

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