Coming soon: BBM Protected License for $30 per year

Everyone at one point or another has asked what BlackBerry could do to monetize BBM and make more money, well the first think BlackBerry did was introduce sponsored BBM Channels, where companies like Coke and Disney could pay for advertising spots, then BlackBerry brought out the BBM Shop where you can buy stickers for BBM. […]

Nokia and RIM enter into new patent license agreement

Espoo, Finland – Nokia has entered into a new patent license agreement with Research In Motion. The agreement will result in settlement of all existing patent litigation between the companies and withdrawal of pending actions in the US, UK and Canada related to a recent arbitration tribunal decision. The financial structure of the agreement includes […]

RIM Wants An Outsider To Buy The Licensing To Blackberry 10

Thorsten Heins wants to license Blackberry 10, so far there have been no takers.Now Bloomberg is reporting that Blackberry 10 is almost done and ready to be licensed. So other than Microsoft and Samsung, who can take on BB10? Thorsten Heins had this to say “QNX is already licensed across the automotive sector — we […]

RIM’s new CEO Willing to entertain BlackBerry Platform Licensing Proposals

On a conference call this morning new CEO Thorsten Heins stated that he has no plans to split RIM into separate services, as well as that he would entertain the idea of licensing the Blackberry Platform to other companies. Not the new that we like to here but with no guarantees of this we take this […]

Rumor: RIM Could License BlackBerry 10 To Other Manufacturers Like HTC and Samsung?

There is a new rumor circling the interwebs today, this time RIM may be thinking about licensing BlackBerry 10 to other manufactures. Jim Balsillie stated the the new BlackBerry 10 devices would “leap frog” the competition when they are released… With everything RIM has been faced with in 2011 licensing BlackBerry 10 to other manufactures could […]