Press Release: UNITEL and RIM Launch the BlackBerry Service in Angola

Luanda, Angola and Waterloo, ON – Unitel, S.A. and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the BlackBerry® service for customers in Angola. The BlackBerry service supports easy wireless access to email, organizer, web, multimedia and other business and lifestyle applications. Unitel customers will now be able to enjoy the […]

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BlackBerry 7 OS Awarded TÜV Certification

Dusseldorf, Germany – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that the powerful BlackBerry® 7 Operating System (OS) has been independently evaluated and awarded a security certification by TÜV Rheinland i-sec GmbH. The TÜV Rheinland i-sed GmbH certification attests that the security functionalities which are integrated into the BlackBerry 7 OS provide an […]

NeoReader is Now in App World!

BOULDER, Colo., Mar 08, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. , the pioneer in global mobile barcode management solutions, today announced the launch of the updated NeoReader(R) barcode-scanning software applications for Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Phone 7 users. The upgraded apps are available now from the Apple App Store(TM), Android Market(TM) […]

Wikitude’s all-new SDK based on the ARchitect Engine!

With Wikitude’s all-new SDK based on the ARchitect Engine, developers are only a few clicks away from integrating the World’s leading Augmented Reality platform with their apps. Since the initial announcement of Wikitude ARchitect at the ARE conference in Silicon Valley in 2011 the ARchitect Engine is the brand new framework for creating Augmented Reality content. Based […]

Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9900 Launches in Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone in Pure White for customers in Taiwan. The stunning new smartphone can be pre-ordered tomorrow from authorized partners in Taiwan with expected availability in mid-March. Early customers who pre-order the new handset will be […]

Globe Telecom to Integrate Carrier Billing on BlackBerry App World

Globe Telecom’s BlackBerry smartphone customers will be able to apply purchases from BlackBerry App World directly to their Globe Telecom bill Barcelona, Spain and Manila, The Philippines – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and Globe Telecom today announced that Globe customers will enjoy the ease and convenience of applying their app purchases on  […]

New Visa Service Provides Secure “Over the Air” Provisioning of Mobile Payment Accounts

Global service transforms smartphones into Visa payment devices. “One-stop” solution enables financial institutions to wirelessly link Visa accounts with NFC-enabled devices Mobile World Congress 2012 BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced a new service that provides financial institutions and mobile network operators with a one-stop solution to securely download payment account information to smartphones […]

Integrated Carrier Billing Gains Momentum on BlackBerry App World

Carriers Experience 120% increase in BlackBerry app downloads Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that more than 40 carriers around the world have now deployed integrated carrier billing for their customers on BlackBerry App World™.

BlackBerry PlayBook Gets Immediate Access to Enterprise Data and Tasks With Webalo

BARCELONA, SPAIN, Feb 27, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — The BlackBerry PlayBook has joined Android and Apple tablets as mobile gateways to the enterprise thanks to the introduction of the PlayBook-compatible Webalo app today, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Webalo app can run an unlimited number of secure, encrypted enterprise-to-mobile connections, allowing […]

Press Release: T-Mobile Announces 4G LTE Service

T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm announced their plans for 4G LTE service, which will be available in 2013. T-Mobile will be investing approximately $4 Billion for “network modernization” and “4G evolution effort.” This also includes hiring more people (around 1000!) Hit the break for the full press release

Wikitude “myWorld”: Build your very own Augmented Reality World

Wikitude users are now empowered to create their very own Augmented Reality World filled with their favorite places around the globe Until now, creating Augmented Reality (AR) worlds had been a niche reserved to those with extensive programming experience. On the stage of Mobile World Congress 2012 taking place in Barcelona, Wikitude announces the launch […]

NHLPA launches first of its kind video series: NHLPA Players’ PlayBook

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2012 /CNW/ – Whether it’s family life or life on the road, shopping trips or autograph sessions, five NHL star players have been given a BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet with a simple goal: film everything. The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) in partnership with BlackBerry® is pleased to officially announce the NHLPA […]

RIM Launches BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 on Vodacom

Vodacom and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphones in South Africa. Powered by the new BlackBerry 7 operating system (OS), these new smartphones extend the range of BlackBerry 7 smartphones available from Vodacom.

RIM Launches the BlackBerry Bold 9790 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 smartphone in Hong Kong. The powerful BlackBerry Bold 9790 features a compact design and offers users a fully loaded, high performance smartphone with the dual benefits of a high resolution touch display and a highly […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Available Today

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Feb. 21, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) announced that the new BlackBerry® PlayBook™ OS 2.0 will be released for download today. BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 delivers an enhanced tablet experience and allows you to use the BlackBerry PlayBook in new ways throughout the day – at work and at play.

BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Certified for U.S. and Canadian Governments

BlackBerry 7 and 7.1 OS Achieve FIPS 140-2 Certification WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Feb. 1, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that BlackBerry(R) smartphones running on the powerful new BlackBerry(R) 7 and BlackBerry(R) 7.1 Operating Systems (OS) have been awarded FIPS 140-2 certification by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and […]

QNX Software Systems & Arrow Electronics Inc. Agree to New Distribution Agreement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Jan 31, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — QNX Software Systems Limited, a leader in software platforms for connected embedded systems, has entered into a distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial customers. Under the agreement, the companies will focus initially on the […]

Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9900 Smartphone Launches in Hong Kong

Hong Kong – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone in Pure White for customers in Hong Kong. The stunning new smartphone can be pre-ordered today at http://hk.blackberry.com/w9900preorder  with expected availability in mid-February. The first 500 customers who pre-order the new handset will receive […]

RIM Launches BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365

Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced general availability of BlackBerry® Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365 – a new service for business and government organizations that extends Microsoft Exchange Online to BlackBerry® smartphones and allows customers to manage their BlackBerry deployments in the cloud. The service is […]

RADO AND BLACKBERRY SHOWCASE OCAD UNIVERSITY DESIGN PROJECTS AT IDS2012

Toronto, ON and Waterloo, ON – Through collaboration between RADO, BlackBerry® and the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU), third year Industrial Design students were invited to explore the concepts of time and communication by two future-orientated and iconic brands. Results of a semester long course, mentored by marketing experts from RADO and […]