BlackBerry To Buy Crisis-Communication Firm AtHoc

AtHoc develops secure emergency alert systems for governments and agencies. The platform supports iOS, Android, PCs, Macs, radios, IP phones, sirens, fire panels and even speakers. The acquisition will give BlackBerry access to a bevy of marquee customers and AtHoc’s platform could serve as the base for future services from BlackBerry.

Blackberry Teams Up With Google For An Enterprise Ready Version Of Android OS

The partnership with bring a version of Android OS with the security features of BES12 integrated into Android 5.0 Lollipop and Google Play for Work. The move will give Google an opportunity to break into the enterprise market while Blackberry can ward off attack from Apple in the market. The tie-up also gives wings to rumours of an Android-powered Blackberry device.

RIM Launches BlackBerry App World in India

RIM has launched Blackberry App world in India, enabling Blackberry users to use India specific apps on their phone. Few specific India apps include Hungama MyPlay, CNBC TV18 Moneycontrol, Mundu Radio and Arrowmatics.