The company's messaging system will be pre-loaded on devices from other manufacturers, according to reports.
The struggling mobile company announces the departure of 3 top execs.
Anti-social networks like Snapchat and Kik are the most exciting trend in mobile right now. Twitter could have ruled the private messaging space, but ignored the opportunity.
Even business and government IT departments, long the backbone of BlackBerry's success, appear ready to give up on the struggling smartphone maker.
If CEO Meg Whitman doesn't completely reinvent the company, HP will end up like Kodak or BlackBerry -- just another case study in corporate neglect.
John Chen will receive a bumper payout as he tries to help the smartphone maker regain its footing.
A management shakeup and a $1 billion bond sale may portend a shift toward software services for corporations and away from signature devices.
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