With the release of its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system, Research In Motion is adding a series of new software and multimedia features while also radically reshaping its corporate image: Moving forward, the device maker will operate under the BlackBerry brand, eliminating the RIM name.
With its updated BlackBerry 10 operating system slated to launch Jan. 30, Research In Motion unveiled the list of multimedia partners who will supply music, film and television content for its overhauled BlackBerry World storefront.
Research in Motion kicked off its BlackBerry 10 launch with the unveiling of the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 on Wednesday. It will culminate in the long awaited launch of BlackBerry 10 operating system and handsets on Jan. 30.
With its updated BlackBerry 10 operating system slated to launch January 30, Research In Motion unveiled an overhauled version of its BlackBerry App World storefront, rebranded simply "BlackBerry World."
Visa has approved Research In Motion's Secure Element Manager technology for Near Field Communications-enabled mobile payments.
Research In Motion said it is investigating allegations that pirated apps originally written for Google's Android have surfaced in its BlackBerry World storefront.
Research in Motion has sold its NewBay cloud unit to Synchronoss, a Bridgewater, N.J.-based mobile content management firm, for $55.5 million in cash.
Research In Motion released the finalized gold build of its BlackBerry 10 software development kit, two months before the first devices running the revamped mobile operating system are expected to arrive at retail.
Research In Motion officially released the latest version of its BlackBerry Messenger mobile social networking service, adding new voice calling capabilities as well as expanded notifications and synchronization features.
Research In Motion overhauled its Facebook for BlackBerry social networking application, increasing connectivity with the device maker's signature BlackBerry Messenger service.