The enterprise version of BlackBerry Messenger will still be available for those willing to pay to use it.
Security and privacy are synonymous terms. Security ensures the absolute integrity of an exchange that is supposed to remain private.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police were using a server to intercept BlackBerry messages since 2010
Mobile messaging apps Line and Kakao Talk are busy trying to conquer overseas markets such as Southeast Asia and India.
BlackBerry Ltd said it plans to release security updates for messaging software for Android and iOS devices by Friday to address vulnerabilities in programs related to the "Heartbleed" security threat.
Senior poll panel officials confirmed the threat this poses to peaceful conduct and level playing field to all political players.
BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is now available for Android smartphones which are running on Gingerbread
India will reportedly seek help from the US to decrypt chat conversations on various platforms like Viber, Skype, WhatsApp, WeChat and BlackBerry Messenger.
Former Sybase CEO John Chen said in a letter to customers that BlackBerry is returning to its roots, refocusing on delivering devices and services to business users.