BlackBerry Is Acquiring Private Messaging Firm AtHoc To Breathe Life Into BBM

In an attempt to bring more focus to its secured mobile infrastructure segment, BlackBerry has announced yet another acquisition. The latest addition to the Canadian smartphone maker’s string of acquisitions is San Mateo, California-based AtHoc which is a provider of secure, networked crisis communications.

The newly acquired company will apparently assist the Ontario based mobile giant to broaden its software offering and generate revenue from its BBM messaging service.

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