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NewsPoster Sep 17, 2013 01:44 PM
BlackBerry Messenger could launch on Friday for Samsung Galaxy phones
<a href=" ayed/" rel='nofollow'>BlackBerry Messenger</a> could be launching at the end of the week, with Samsung Galaxy smartphones being its first outlet, according to a report. The BBM app is said by Samsung Nigeria's <a href="" rel='nofollow'>Twitter</a> feed to go live on Friday, though it is not clear if it will be also going live on other Android devices, or even through iOS, at the same time. <br />
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The Twitter post also alluded to a possible three-month exclusivity period for Samsung, though a statement provided <a href="" rel='nofollow'>to</a> <em>CrackBerry</em> from BlackBerry states that "no-one will have an exclusive on offering BBM. We'll be bringing the app to Android and iPhone users across the globe soon." A launch at the end of the week is likely, as BlackBerry is holding an event in India and Malaysia on Wednesday, though this could be to launch the <a href="" rel='nofollow'>BlackBerry Z30</a> or <a href="" rel='nofollow'>9720</a> in the regions instead. <br />
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A version of the Android BBM client has allegedly leaked, also <a href="" rel='nofollow'>via</a> <em>CrackBerry</em>. The .apk file for the app is said to show a log-in screen, but will not allow users to go any further. The appearance of the app certainly signals to an imminent release, though a regional roll-out has been <a href="" rel='nofollow'>hinted at</a> in the past. <br />
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A BlackBerry executive revealed earlier this month that a final version of <a href=" .longer.king.of.privacy/" rel='nofollow'>BBM for iOS</a> has been submitted to Apple for approval, but had entered the process two weeks prior. There is no word on whether or not it has been approved for download.
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