RIM's BlackBerry App World Goes Live
Today the mobile application store for BlackBerries went live with software offerings tailored to BlackBerry smartphones. In order to use App World, BlackBerries need to be running system software 4.2 or higher, and have either a trackball or SurePress. BlackBerry users need to download the application (link below) before using it. A PayPal account is required to pay for apps. The store is available to users in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. The store offers access to lots of different appliations broken down into categories, such as entertainment, news, and more. Several hundred applications are available immediately.
BBM Gains PayPal for Android, BlackBerry, iOS
BlackBerry today added a handful of new features to its cross-platform messaging service. All versions of BBM (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) earn the ability to send money to BBM contacts using PayPal.
PayPal to Kill Off Its Windows Phone and BlackBerry Apps
PayPal today said it will sunset its Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon Fire Phone apps on June 30. After that date, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Fire Phone users will not be able to login to or use the Paypal mobile app.
Microsoft Adds PayPal 'Send Money' Tool to Skype
Microsoft today said the latest version of Skype for Android and iOS devices makes it possible to send funds to other Skype users via PayPal. Users will be able to send money through PayPal without leaving the Skype app.
Instagram Now Lets People Request to Join Live Video
Instagram today made it possible for people to join the live video broadcasts of their friends. The app now includes a "request" button that will ping the person streaming live video.