BlackBerry exec: ‘The future is really Android’

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Yes, it’s really time to start digging a grave for BlackBerry 10. In an interview with India’s The Economic Times, BlackBerry exec Damian Tay explained that “the future is really Android” and said that the company may completely ditch its own BlackBerry 10 operating system if it can make Android secure enough to get security certifications from governments that still rely on BlackBerry devices for secure communications. Should that happen, we should expect BlackBerry to become an Android-only smartphone vendor.

“We went for Android essentially for its app ecosystem,” explained Tay, who serves as BlackBerry’s senior director, APAC product management. “In addition, all the enterprise solutions that we have been doing have been cross-platform for a long time now. So it’s a natural progression towards Android.”

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This is sad news that a Blackberry Executive no longer believes in its own operating system, and apps store.

But, I guest, Blackberry using Blackberry is better than the whole company being closed down because they can't sell enough Blackberry Smartphones with the Blackberry 10 operating system installed on it.
 
This will be true if Apple's software ever goes under.
 
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