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Robert Scoble’s Latest Post Hints RIM Can Win Over Silicon Valley

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Like him or dislike him, Scoble gets a lot of attention in the Valley and as a startup, winning his attention is a big deal. RIM is at CES 2013 and while it’s not showing off devices in a huge pavilion like previous years, it did take the time to get Scoble a BlackBerry 10 device. His latest facebook post says,”Today I saw the new Blackberry 10 that will be announced in a few weeks. I liked it a lot but it won’t get any Apple or Android fan hot and bothered.” While the statement is wrapped in pessimism, there’s something very telling about it. Consider how much it takes to change the mind of someone like Scoble who has invested so much emotionally in saying RIM is dead. His statement, while not 100% positive, is coming from someone who very recently told Alec Saunders to give up and go Android. This is a huge change.
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Dear CBC, RIM and BlackBerry 10 are at CES 2013 in the Form of QNX

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It’s especially painful when you read an anti-RIM article on the CBC versus other sites. It’s not that the CBC has to blindly defend every Canadian company, but they could at least have some honest, independent journalism rather than jumping on the anti-RIM bandwagon.

A recent article highlighting RIM’s absence from CES 2013 is a great example of this problem. It doesn’t make any sense for RIM to be at CES 2013 from a BlackBerry 10 perspective, yet the CBC is taking this as some sort of negative for the company, or making it indicative of a larger problem. All the while, the CBC is completely neglecting to mention the presence of QNX at the show.
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Karman Interactive: New Tech Startup Targets Web and Mobile

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Karman Interactive is a new startup by the Canadian Entrepreneurs Jon Keon and Mike Baker, already known in the development community for their helpful blog they run with two others. They’ve recently gone live with a great looking website and a live physics demo you can try from your browser. This startup company is using web and game technologies to bring their clients apps and games to BB10, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Desktop, and Web.
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BlackBerry Messenger 7 Public Beta Goes Live with Free Voice Calling

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RIM has announced that BlackBerry Messenger 7 has begun an open beta in Beta Zone. BBM is receiving an outstanding new feature in BBM7: free voice calls.
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RIM Announces Details on the Global BlackBerry 10 Launch Party

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Today Research In Motion announced a few details on their highly anticipated BlackBerry 10 launch. The launch event is happening worldwide on January 30th at which point they’ll be announcing the retail availability of their 2 BlackBerry 10 launch devices.
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Gameplay: RIM’s Open Source Game Engine for BlackBerry 10 #BB10

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Have a PlayBook and looking for high quality native 3D games? Looking forward to playing the latest
and greatest games on the BB10 phones when they come out? Want to have the same quality app
experience your Android and iOS buddies are having? Well there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and
it’s called Gameplay.
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