Former smartphone giant, BlackBerry is now planning to become a smartphone business software giant.
If Blacberry's attractive Z30 smartphone fails to rekindle its hardware business, the company has at least one ace up its sleeve.
Android and iOS versions of the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) software can be downloaded on devices this weekend.
BlackBerry has been sending hints about separating its social messaging app from its mobile phone hardware since earlier in 2013.
The company has tested the waters on chosen Samsung smartphones in a pilot programme recently.
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