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Mike Lazaridis Keynote: The Introduction of BBX and the Future of BlackBerry

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Lazaridis took the stage to kick off DevCon with a keynote that started off talking about the growth of the platform. He talked about the increase in subscriber base, BBM users and the benefits of being a developer for the BlackBerry platform. Some of the numbers include 70 million subscribers, 25 million downloads of BBM apps (foursquare had 200,000 downloads in one day) and something like 80 million BBM users. The biggest announcement so far is the introduction of BBX, the combination of QNX and BlackBerry.
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Dan Dodge, Co-Creator of QNX Talks PlayBook and the QNX OS

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Director of developer relations Mike Kirkup interviewed Dan Dodge, co-creator of the QNX for Inside BlackBerry, RIM’s official BlackBerry Blog. The interview is a run down of the BlackBerry Playbook hardware and software capabilities. The interview is worth checking out as Dodge goes over the basics of the software architecture, the BlackBerry PlayBook’s hardware capabilities, as well as what to expect as a developer looking to develop applications for this new and exciting platform.

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Read the full interview over at Inside BlackBerry.