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RIM Announces the Wireless Achievement Award Winners

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RIM has announced this year’s winners of the Wireless Achievement Awards. The awards cover several areas including attendee choice, innovation in the private sector, innovation in the public sector and business impact. The awards recognize companies that do business in new and innovative ways with a focus on increasing performance, simplicity of use and cost saving solutions.

Read more about the Wireless Achievement Award Recipients after the jump.
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Poynt Launches Pairing for Playbook

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Poynt now allows users to pair their BlackBerry smartphone to their BlackBerry Playbook Tablet. With the pairing, you can browse listings and maps on your roomy Playbook screen while initiating calls to businesses, adding contacts to the address book and more on your BlackBerry.

Poynt users can search for businesses, people, movies, events, restaurants, gas prices and weather information in their local area. When users locate a listing that interests them they can click to get a map, get directions, look up movie times, access movie trailers, browse restaurant reviews and book dinner reservations all within the Poynt app.

View the press release after the jump.

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Boxtone giving away a trip for 2 to Hawaii at BlackBerry World

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Enterprise IT management platform Boxtone is throwing a Hawaiian Luau complete with music and dancers during each break at BlackBerry World. If you’re attending the conference, drop by the Boxtone booth (#124) to get Leid and enter into their Hawaiian vacation giveaway.

RIM Gives 16GB Playbook to All Attendees of BlackBerry World for 10th Anniversary #BBWC

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In a move topping Google giving away G2s at the Google I/O conference, Mike Lazaridis announced that RIM will be giving all the attendees of BlackBerry World a free 16GB BlackBerry Playbook. This is the 10th anniversary of WES/BlackBerry World, with the most attendees they’ve had to date. At 6,000 attendees and a price of $500 per PlayBook, this $3,000,000 giveaway is truly awesome.

The PlayBook giveaway move is sure to drive up adoption of the PlayBook, as well as encourage more developers to head to the platform. According to RIM:
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Webalo Launches Enterprise-to-Mobile on BlackBerry App World

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Webalo announced the launch of their BlackBerry client on BlackBerry App World. Webalo’s client technology allows enterprises to deliver enterprise data securely to mobile. The free software provides an enterprise-to-mobile connection that can connect to your enterprise resources with a Webalo cloud subscription.

Webalo delivers the data and functionality form several business platforms to the mobile with only a bit of configuration and device authorization.

Download the Webalo client here.

For more info on Webalo, visit Webalo.com

Fixmo Announces Partnership with Veracode

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Today at BlackBerry World, Fixmo announced a partnership with Veracode to integrate their cloud-based application platform into Fixmo’s Sentinel monitoring software.

Sentinel remotely tracks your organization’s mobile devices to make sure they’re remaining in a known and trusted state. Veracode’s cloud-based application platform combined with Fixmo Sentinel software will work to provide enterprise-level device integrity assurance. Sentinel features a dashboard that can do mobile administration, record detailed event logs, can perform instant over-the-air device locks or wipes, and more.

Visit Fixmo.com for more info