In deal with Amazon, BlackBerry to offer 240,000 Android apps

BlackBerry Ltd has agreed a licensing deal withAmazon.com Inc that will let the Canadian smartphone maker offer some 240,000 Android applications from Amazon’s app store on its line-up of BlackBerry 10 devices this fall.The move allows BlackBerry to add a vast array of consumer-focused apps to its devices, and to focus on developing enterprise and productivity applications, the Waterloo, Ontario-based company said in a statement on Wednesday.

BlackBerry customers using devices powered by its 10 operating system will be able to access popular Android apps such as Groupon, Netflix, Pinterest, Candy Crush Saga and Minecraft.

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