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Networked Society ‘On the Brink’ Short Film by Ericsson

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The short film, On The Brink, discusses the past, present and future of connectivity. The film features people such as David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK; Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr; and Eric Wahlforss, the co-founder of Soundcloud. If you’re looking for something to finish your day with, we recommend watching this video as an end of day, feel good video.
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Motorola DevBlog: Android Developer On the Benefits of Social Integration

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Motorola’s Developer Blog recently interviewed the Chris Glode, Mobile Product Manager, at MapMyFitness. MapMyFitness is a suite of web and mobile tools and a community of runners, cyclists and all types of fitness enthusitasts. There are several apps like it on BlackBerry, and perhaps devs in general would benefit from a few of the tips and info. Like any conversation with a developer, they’re always heavily guarded when it comes to actual numbers (which is really where the value is), so the conversation isn’t as helpful as it could have been. Regardless, we’ve taken a few of the helpful tidbits.
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Carrier Billing Becoming Increasingly Important for Developers

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RIM’s carrier billing partnerships are an excellent way for consumers to purchase apps without having to use PayPal or a credit card. It’s also great for developers as it provides a convenient way to monetize their applications and provide users with the app where they may not otherwise be able to afford it. Eric at Ebscer recently shared some data around carrier billing and it looks like it’s fast becoming an essential service.
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Show Me the Images App Updated With BlackBerry 7 Support

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Show Me the Images is a great app for anyone that finds themselves clicking “Get Images” in the menu system and instead wants some control over the process. The app lets you download images based on a safe list of e-mail addresses (default) or download no matter who the contact is. Show me the Images is still relevant in BlackBerrry 7 and you can download it for your device today.
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BatBerry Project Still Going Strong - Makes First Public Appearance

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The BatBerry Project was started by Tim Neil, a Development Manager at RIM. Tim is on the group at RIM responsible for the delivery of the WebWorks platform and Ripple Emulator and the plan is to have the car’s auxiliary systems powered and controlled by a BlackBerry WebWorks application running on both the BlackBerry PlayBook and a BlackBerry smartphone.
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Watch Startup School Videos from Justin.TV (Ashton Kutcher, Zuckerberg, Conway et al)

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If you’re in the mobile industry then you’re probably a startup. There are a few companies out there that have managed to break the 100 employee benchmark in mobile but the vast majority have fewer than 50 employees. Anyone in a startup loves to hear about other startups and what’s going on in the market and Startup School has videos from the conference online. You can watch Ashton Kutcher, Zuckerberg, Conway and more.
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