Technology launches app for BlackBerry smartphones

MUMBAI: Business and career networking space ApnaCircle today announced the launch of ApnaCircle for BlackBerry smartphones. The app allows BlackBerry smartphone users to easily connect and manage their professional network while they are on the move.

The new application provides tools that will help them increase their online visibility and give them a convenient way of connecting with their professional network on The application leverages BlackBerry Push Services to give users instant updates on industry happenings and news, and lets users immediately view, accept or decline requests to connect from other users. BlackBerry users can also easily share links with their ApnaCircle contacts directly from the BlackBerry browser. founder and CEO Yogesh Bansal said, “With more and more professionals using BlackBerry smartphones, launching our BlackBerry application was quite imperative. This application helps ApnaCircle users conveniently access their professional network while mobile, and we plan to add additional features beyond this first release.”

Research In Motion head of alliances and developer relations in India Annie Mathew said, “Features such as BlackBerry Push Services, and the ability to easily integrate with core BlackBerry applications, give developers the means to create richer and more robust application experiences for customers.” started with 20 thousand users in 2007 and today consists of more than 3.6 million users in India. Post the merger with Viadeo, ApnaCircle has become a part of the second biggest professional networking site in the world with over 36 million users globally

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