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BlackBerry 10 BBM to support 'enhanced communication activities' beyond just texting

BlackBerry 10 BBM to support 'enhanced communication activities' beyond just texting

While speaking in Jakarta on Thursday, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins talked a bit about BBM and what's in store down the road for the messaging service on BlackBerry 10. BBM has always been the go-to for BlackBerry users to setup groups, chat with family and friends and even send files, but soon there may be even more. Thorsten said that RIM is always trying to improve BBM, making it "a very...

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When commerce goes criminal - Jakarta Police investigating chaos at BlackBerry launch event

When commerce goes criminal - Jakarta Police investigating chaos at BlackBerry launch event

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We're no strangers to chaos when it comes to getting a good deal. For years Black Friday events here in the States have caused massive commotion, including riots that have left numerous people severely injured and just a few days ago overzealous shoppers could be seen tearing up a DVD display. Last weeks stampede at a Jakarta BlackBerry event...

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Research In Motion hosting a huge party for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 in Jakarta November 25th

Research In Motion hosting a huge party for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 in Jakarta November 25th

[YouTube link for mobile viewing] If you're itching to get your hands on the new BlackBerry Bold 9790, head to Jakarta, Indonesia. Research In Motion is hosting a huge consumer event on November 25th with a ton of entertainment lined up. If you do plan on attending, you should make sure to get there early. The first 1,000 buyers will get 50% off their purchase of a Bold 9790, and if...

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