Tag Archives: RIM

Bango hits 100 operator connections

Bango (AIM: BGO) now has 100 mobile operator payment connections globally. Bango continues to expand the reach of its mobile payments platform to deliver its frictionless payment experience as widely as possible for the world’s leading content providers. Bango’s 100th … Continue reading

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RIM on a Roll….

We took some quiet satisfaction from BlackBerry maker RIM’s news flow at Mobile World Congress this week. The company substantiated the claims it made at its recent DevCon Europe event with a “momentum” release on February 27, stating that there … Continue reading

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BlackBerry in Amsterdam

If signs from their first ever European DevCon are anything to go by, BlackBerry is sharply focused and firing on all cylinders, with the worlds developers clearly in their sights. This was my second BlackBerry DevCon, having attended one in … Continue reading

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Why the recent outage makes BlackBerry better than ever…

I was totally bemused by all the fury in the press last week surrounding the BlackBerry server outage. In many people’s eyes it was a travesty of the worst kind, the final nail in BlackBerry’s coffin and a clear reason … Continue reading

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Has 2010 been the year of Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft?

At the end of last year we wrote about how 2010 might the year of Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. Looking at the current mobile market today, we were right, 2010 has not only been the year for Google but also … Continue reading

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Coverage from BlackBerry Dev Conference

Watching RIM’s CEO Jim Balsillie at their annual DevCon yesteday, he came across as the most thoughtful leader of the major players in the smartphone market. He listened to questions carefully. More pauses, less polemic. Jim believes profoundly in the … Continue reading

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How important are Smartphones and which matters most?

The research firm NPD Group have just announced a new survey that shows smartphone sales in the USA grew by 47% in Q2 and accounted for 28% of all handset sales. That’s a number big enough to make anyone selling … Continue reading

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The world’s in love with App Stores but how can you profit from them?

App Stores for mobile phones do seem to be flavor of the month, judging by the announcements at Mobile World Congress this week. But what does this mean for developers and content providers who want to get a slice of … Continue reading

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