Talking about significant app development in India, Annie Mathew, Director, Business Development and Alliance, BlackBerry India, pointed out that of the total number of apps, around 14,000 are from Indian vendors.
It has 40,000 registered developers, but that’s just a subset of the total number of developers as everyone doesn’t register.
Though no time frame was given when the Android runtime environment on BB10 will be updated to support Android 4.1, Blackberry will continue to support Android.
Talking about competition from other apps like WhatsApp she says,
“Whatsapp has not been and will not affect BBM. We are embracing a lot of open source [...]
BlackBerry fell the most in two months after analysts said sales of its new Z10 device are showing troubling signs. The company denied one of the reports.
BlackBerry slid 7.8 percent to $13.55 at the close in New York, the biggest decline since Feb. 13.
“The U.S. launch of the Z10 started poorly and weakened significantly as the days passed,” Joseph Fersedi, an analyst at ITG Investment Research, said today in a note, citing information from independent dealers. Some U.S. retailers are seeing a significant increase in customers returning their Z10s because they find the interface unintuitive, Detwiler Fenton & Co. said today.Detwiler Fenton said: