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Larry Magid: BlackBerry Messenger Available On Competing Devices

Research In Motion is making its BlackBerry Messenger service available on competing devices, including Android and iPhone.


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Larry Magid: Wireless Companies Fight Free Texting Apps

Smartphone apps that take advantage of wireless Internet access to enable free phone calls and text messaging have left major telecommunications companies struggling to recover billions in lost revenue.