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BlackBerry 10 Launch Event Video

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Missed the launch event and keynote address? Click here (desktop only) to check out this hour-long video featuring all of today’s major announcements.

BlackBerry Names Alicia Keys as Global Creative Director

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Today at the BlackBerry launch event in New York, Thorsten Heins announced that BlackBerry has created a new senior position and has named none other than Alicia Augello Cook AKA musician Alicia Keys to the job. Continue reading ‘BlackBerry Names Alicia Keys as Global Creative Director’

BlackBerry 10 Launches, RIM now called BlackBerry

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RIM CFO Brian Bidulka and Managing Director Andrew MacLeod take the stage to kick off the Toronto launch event.
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BlackBerry 10 Launch Announcement Toronto

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I’m here at the press-saturated BlackBerry 10 launch event in Toronto. I’ve been to several device launch events in the past and none have come close to the scale and scope of this announcement.
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RIM Gets Approved by Visa for NFC Mobile Payments

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RIM has recently announced that their Secure Element Manager (SEM) for NFC based mobile payments has been approved by Visa. The approval of what is known as a very strict process opens the door for secure mobile payments for all future NFC enabled BlackBerry devices. Continue reading ‘RIM Gets Approved by Visa for NFC Mobile Payments’

Free To Play (F2P) Games Have Big Potential On BlackBerry 10

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Free to Play games are the next big thing on mobile. More accurately, the problem the big thing right now on mobile. The leaders of Free To Play (F2P), are by far iOS and Android. The reason being is that these platforms have both the games and the users to make for a market that is favorable to F2P. BlackBerry 10 arguably has the right technical specs to be a competitor, but what it’s really lacking is the user base. But lets be hypothetical for a minute; what if BlackBerry 10 had the users? There are a couple aspects of BlackBerry 10 that make it highly competitive in today’s market. One is the payment relationships RIM has. The other is its commitment to a its developers.
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