Sybase 365, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., a provider in the delivery and
settlement of messaging interoperability as well as the management and
distribution of mobile content, has launched the AvantGo client for
BlackBerry smart phones, from Research In Motion (RIM). BlackBerry users can
now access updated, customized content from thousands of mobile Web sites
anytime and anywhere – in either an online or offline mode – in a
format that is optimized for BlackBerry smart phones.
AvantGo for BlackBerry caches content locally, providing enhanced navigation,
faster browsing, and dual online and offline availability. In addition,
AvantGo utilizes its patented advanced sync technology, which automatically
updates pages on the device giving the user access to the latest news and
information around the clock.
AvantGo provides media content partners and advertise... (more)
(September 11, 2003) - Research In Motion (RIM) has announced the
availability of its S/MIME Support Package v1.5 for BlackBerry. This software
add-on product provides S/MIME (Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions)
support for Java-based BlackBerry handhelds and is now commercially available
to all government and corporate customers.
"S/MIME support is an important purchasing requirement for many of our
customers including the U.S. Department of Defense," said Don Morrison, chief
operating officer at Research In Motion. "With the availability of S/MIME
support for Java-bas... (more)
Eating blackberries is easy; but eating BlackBerry would be more challenging.
That was the conclusion of one analyst commenting on the rumors this week
that Microsoft might be thinking of buying BlackBerry-maker RIM. Barry
Richards of Paradigm Capital in Toronto told The Canadian Press that, in view
of RIM's colossal $50BN market cap, "We are running out of possible acquirors
and we are now left with Cisco, Microsoft, IBM and maybe Nokia."
RIM reported first-quarter revenue in June of more than $1BN for the first
time ever, while net profits jumped 73% to $232.2M, making the Canadi... (more)
Research In Motion (RIM) took another step today in the company's strategy of
providing an open, secure, and global platform for push-based wireless
connectivity, by releasing a new Java Development Environment for BlackBerry
The new release, says RIM, gives developers more flexibility and support when
developing BlackBerry applications. The J2ME supported development
environment (DE) has gained a new Application Programming Interface (API),
code samples, new Java Specification Request implementations, and improved
Integrated Development Environment (IDE).
The new BlackBer... (more)
Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.0 will support IBM Lotus Domino 7.0. RIM
continues to advance the BlackBerry wireless platform for enterprise and
government customers with tightly integrated support for IBM's latest Lotus
"We have been testing BlackBerry Enterprise Server with beta versions of
Domino 7.0 and look forward to supporting the upcoming release," said Mike
Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at RIM. "BlackBerry is the most broadly
supported wireless enterprise platform in the world and ... (more)