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BlackBerry updates BBM with timed messages and message retraction, unveils plans for a paid subscription

BlackBerry today released a new version of BBM, adding timed messages, message retraction, HD picture transfer, among other features. If you don’t see the update just yet, you should note the company says it “may take 24 hours or more” for it to appear in your app store “depending on your mobile platform and region.”

Google plans to disable fallback to SSL 3.0 in Chrome 39, and remove SSL 3.0 completely in Chrome 40

Google today announced plans to disable fallback to version 3 of the SSL protocol in Chrome 39, and remove SSL 3.0 completely in Chrome 40. The decision follows the company’s disclosure of a serious security vulnerability in SSL 3.0 on October 14, the attack it dubbed Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption (POODLE).