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Late News: Spotify App on BlackBerry, RIM Announces Free Apps, Nokia 800 Windows Phone Photos Leaked

Streaming music service provider Spotify has finally rolled out a dedicated app aimed at BlackBerry users with a taste in music. Spotify has undergone a substantial growth both in terms of revenue, as well as in terms of number of paying subscribers ever since it was launched in the U.S back in July.

Smartphone and tablet maker Research In Motion has announced that it is going to offer BlackBerry users $100 worth premium application for free as a compensation for the 3 day long outage they had to face last week. In addition, the company is also offering one month of free technical support to its business users as a gesture of good will.

The press release photos for the Nokia 800 Windows Phone 7.5 Mango powered device have been leaked online. Nokia has repeatedly claimed that it plans to release the first of the Windows Phone Mango devices by the end of this year. According to Steve Ballmer, Nokia is expected to unveil a range of Mango powered smartphones at the Nokia World conference next week.

Kevin Rose, founder of news aggregation platform Digg, has revealed his new project called Oink, a platform that allows users to rate ‘things'. Oink, which will be offered under Rose's new company Milk, allows people to check-in and rate things, instead of places.

Google's head of social media, Vic Gundotra, has criticised Facebook for over sharing. Speaking during the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco, Gundotra, who was later joined by Google co-founder Sergey Brin, talked up Google's Google + social networking platform and how it was taking social networking to a whole new level.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.