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Samsung (Nigeria) confirms 3-month exclusive to BBM, available on Friday [Updated... No exclusive]

Samsung (Nigeria) confirms 3-month exclusive to BBM, available on Friday [Updated... No exclusive]

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*UPDATE* -  We reached out to BlackBerry for comments and here's what they had to say: "The excitement around the upcoming BBM launch on iPhone and Android devices seems to know no bounds. Although I’m a big fan of this passion, I want to clarify that no one will have an exclusive on offering BBM. We’ll be bringing the app to Android and iPhone users across the globe soon." - BBM ...

BlackBerry board member doubtful of switch to Android, emphasizes shift to niche focus

BlackBerry board member doubtful of switch to Android, emphasizes shift to niche focus

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Despite his experience in bringing Android into the fold at Sony Ericsson, BlackBerry board member Bert Nordberg said in a recent interview that flipping the switch isn't as viable an option in BlackBerry's situation.  "As a CEO of Sony Ericsson, deciding to bet on Android was an easy decision. With BlackBerry things are definitely much harder. Blackberry's security framework is built...