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Mobile Payment Debuts Nationally at Starbucks

January 19, 2011


Long awaited use of mobile payment portals takes a big step with the announcement that Starbucks will now facilitate the use of mobile devices in the payment process. Although the technology is not new, use on a large scale in the U.S. has been somewhat slow. Not anymore! SEATTLE, January 19, 2011 – Starbucks (NASDAQ: […]

Blackberry Partners Fund consolidates $150 million to focus exclusively on mobile venture capital investment opportunities

October 28, 2010


BlackBerry Partners Fund today announced that its co-managers have merged their investment teams to focus exclusively on mobile venture capital investment opportunities under the BlackBerry Partners Fund brand around the world.   The $150-million BlackBerry Partners Fund was founded in 2008 with capital commitments from limited partners, including Research In Motion, Thomson Reuters and RBC. […]

RIM adds online purchasing to APP storefront

October 25, 2010


(Fierce Mobile) Research In Motion  unveiled an updated BlackBerry App World storefront enabling consumers to purchase and download applications directly via the web. In addition to PC-based application browsing and buying, the expanded BlackBerry App World features Edit My World accounts to synchronize app downloads directly to BlackBerry smartphones–consumers also can read and write reviews, recommend […]

Nokia reaches 2.3 million downloads a day through their Ovi Store

October 1, 2010


For those that think Nokia will just roll over in the mobile space and let Apple and Android take over, think again. With the number of active Nokia service users now reaching 140 million worldwide, the company today announced that more than 200,000 people are currently signing up daily to Ovi, and that Ovi Store […]

RIM exec confirms today that the Blackberry Playbook OS to ultimately replace the existing Blackberry OS

September 29, 2010


Over a breakfast  event at its BlackBerry DevCon 2010 event, taking place in San Francisco, a RIM VP confirmed that the QNX operating system announced in their new PlayBook tablet would in fact be finding its way to smartphones in the long run, and ultimately replace the existing BlackBerry OS. Of course that kind of […]

RIM fires at Apple today by the unveiling of its new professional-grade BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet and BlackBerry® Tablet OS

September 28, 2010


Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM – News)(TSX:RIM – News) today redefined the possibilities for mobile computing with the unveiling of its new professional-grade BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet and BlackBerry® Tablet OS. Perfect for either large organizations or an “army of one”, the BlackBerry PlayBook is designed to give users what they want, including uncompromised web browsing, […]

Blackberry to release new tablet computer next week, or so we hear.

September 22, 2010


(WSJ) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. could unveil its new tablet computer—as well as the operating system that will power it—as early as next week at a developers’ conference in San Francisco, said people familiar with RIM’s plans. The tablet, which some inside RIM are calling the BlackPad, is scheduled for release in the fourth […]