RIM announced plans to expand its support for Windows Mobile-based devices
with a new software application suite that will enable devices from
third-party manufacturers to benefit from the popular BlackBerry software
applications and services. RIM plans to begin offering the new software
application suite later this year for select devices based on Windows Mobile
6. Once installed, the software will provide users with a virtual BlackBerry
application experience, including support for BlackBerry email, phone,
calendar, address book, tasks, memos, browser, instant messaging and other
applications developed for the BlackBerry platform. Devices running the
BlackBerry application suite will be able to connect to BlackBerry services
via BlackBerry Enterprise Server as well as BlackBerry Internet Service.
“Extending BlackBerry applications to a broader range of devices... (more)
AT&T Mobile CEO Ralph De La Vega announced on Monday morning in an exclusive
CNBC interview that the much-delayed and long-awaited BlackBerry Bold will be
available starting on Tuesday, November 4. De La Vega said AT&T is projecting
record service revenues from the new BlackBerry around the world. He said the
device is already generating record revenues in Japan and in other countries
where it was introduced. He continued, “BlackBerry Bold is so powerful and
fast, we are expecting it to replace PC use in many cases, and data revenues
will far exceed the AT&T’s subsidy cost of ... (more)
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Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM)(TSX: RIM) has exciting news for Mac
users that want an easy and reliable solution that syncs their contacts,
calendar appointments, tasks and notes with their BlackBerry smartphones. A
new version of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software has been developed
specifically for Mac users. The new desktop software is scheduled to be
available for free download from www.blackberry.com/mac on Friday, October 2
at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
The new BlackBerry Desktop Manager software allows Mac users to smoothly and
seamlessly sync data fro... (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)