BlackBerry 10 is a complete, QNX-based redesign of its aging BlackBerry operating system, and is geared toward reversing RIM's sliding sales numbers and rekindling interest in the company's devices and services. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins told a German newspaper he wants to have 70,000 apps in the company's BlackBerry app storefront for its launch.
Research In Motion is reportedly planning to unveil the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone during its Jan. 30 press event, according to reports, and is also working to educate its carrier partners of the device's capabilities.
CTIA said it is expecting around 5,000 people to attend MobileCon, its annual fall show. That figure is a significant decline from the 10,000 to 15,000 the trade association said attended its fall show last year.
People who create mobile applications depend on developer organizations for the necessary software tools and other resources. While developers are generally satisfied with the materials and services they receive from these organizations, there is always room for improvement.
Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins told investors at yesterday's annual shareholder meeting in Waterloo, Ontario, that the company will launch four BlackBerry 10 smartphones, two high-end models and two mid-range models, early next year. This is the first time RIM has provided specifics about the number of BlackBerry 10 devices it will launch.
Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins is under fire for some comments he made last week in the wake of the company's revelation in late June that it will delay the launch of its first BlackBerry 10 devices until the first quarter of 2013.
Struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion disclosed a number of executive payments in a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing, showing former co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie will take home roughly $3.9 million and $7.9 million, respectively, while the company's current CEO is being paid close to $10 million.
According to a Reuters report, Research In Motion's (NASDAQ:RIMM) former Co-CEO Jim Balsillie pushed for a potentially groundbreaking shift in the company's strategy--one where RIM would provide
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) said it is "undertaking a comprehensive review of strategic opportunities including partnerships and joint ventures, licensing and other ways to leverage RIM's
Executives at AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) believe that consumers want choice when it comes to their smartphone selection and that's why the company is hoping that struggling BlackBerry maker Research