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BlackBerry's Android Bet Is Paying Off

If You Like Apps, Don't Buy The New BlackBerry Phone (RIMM, BBRY)

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When BlackBerry announced its new phones this week, it spent a good part of the presentation touting the app selection it'll have at launch.  It needed to. No matter how good the new BlackBerry 10 operating system may be -- and early reviews are very positive -- the new BlackBerrys...
If You Like Apps, Don't Buy The New BlackBerry Phone (RIMM, BBRY)

RIM releases 'gold' BlackBerry10 developer toolkit as part of final push for app support

thenextweb.com
Research In Motion (RIM) has launched the “gold” version of its developer toolkit for the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system today, as it begins one last push to try and persuade potential developers to build new apps for its upcoming platform. The new build includes all of the final tools,...
RIM releases 'gold' BlackBerry10 developer toolkit as part of final push for app support

It's an ideal time to have Linux skills, SUSE exec says

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Even as the job market has remained generally dismal for much of the working world over the past few years, there have been a few notable exceptions. Not only have those in IT generally faced better prospects, but the outlook for those with Linux skills has been even brighter....
It's an ideal time to have Linux skills, SUSE exec says

BlackBerry 10 app catalog now boasts 100,000 applications; 30,000 added in last 7 weeks

thenextweb.com
BlackBerry, formerly known as Research in Motion, today announced that its app catalog has grown by more than 30,000 apps for BlackBerry 10 in seven weeks, recently hitting a total of 100,000 applications. This isn’t entirely unexpected, and it tells us little about BlackBerry’s chances of a turn-around for its...
BlackBerry 10 app catalog now boasts 100,000 applications; 30,000 added in last 7 weeks
RIM says it has the apps it needs for successful BlackBerry 10 launch

Weird Al probably has to be more concerned than Google...

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RIM Speedwagon says: We are going to keep loving developers at Research In Motion, all the way to BlackBerry 10 and beyond. Watch our leadership team for developer relations bring back the band: Alec Saunders, VP Developer Relations & Ecosystem, Chris Smith, VP Application Platform & Tools, and Martyn...
Weird Al probably has to be more concerned than Google...

Former Yahoo Security Head Somaini Lands at Cloud Startup Box

allthingsd.com
Justin Somaini, the former chief information security officer at Yahoo, who left that company in January, has landed a new job at high-flying cloud computing startup Box. In an announcement set to be made later today, Somaini, whose title will be VP and Chief Trust Officer, will be one of...
Former Yahoo Security Head Somaini Lands at Cloud Startup Box

Uber popular baseball app MLB At Bat 2013 is coming to BlackBerry 10

thenextweb.com
Major League Baseball (MLB) has announced that one of the most popular sports apps will support Research In Motion (RIM)’s BlackBerry 10 platform. MLB Advanced Media, the developer of the most popular sports app, has given RIM quite a big present: MLB.com At Bat will be available for purchase on...
Uber popular baseball app MLB At Bat 2013 is coming to BlackBerry 10

Watch RIM Evangelists Sing A Love Song To The Devs Still Holding On

techcrunch.com
Damn: Alec Saunders, VP Developer Relations & Ecosystem for RIM, has got some pipes. This little ditty, sung to the tune of Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon, is RIM’s way of saying that they still love the developers who have dedicated their lives, businesses, and livelihood to...
Watch RIM Evangelists Sing A Love Song To The Devs Still Holding On

Fifth of BlackBerry 10 apps Android-based, runs on emulator

www.electronista.com
One in five applications running on BlackBerry 10 are actually Android apps, according to a company executive. Martyn Mallick, vice president for global alliances and business development, revealed that 20-percent of the company's 100,000 app catalog for BlackBerry 10 uses an Android emulation engine in order to function.......
Fifth of BlackBerry 10 apps Android-based, runs on emulator

BlackBerry App Generator makes app building a breeze for smartphones and PlayBook tablets

www.engadget.com
Looking to get your goods on a BlackBerry smartphone or tablet now that the new OS has been shown off? If so, you're in luck. Mippin, the app creation platform, has announced that it will power the BlackBerry App Generator -- transforming content into full-blown apps for BlackBerry smartphones...
BlackBerry App Generator makes app building a breeze for smartphones and PlayBook tablets

Symbian 3 Courts Developers With HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

gigaom.com
Symbian today announced a new initiative intended to attract developers, and is providing web development tools to ease application programming for its open source mobile platform, Symbian 3. Using the web standards of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, developers can create software for devices such as Nokia’s new N8, which...
Symbian 3 Courts Developers With HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

One in Five BlackBerry 10 Apps Is Really an Android App

allthingsd.com
One of BlackBerry’s key goals is getting developers to write apps designed to take advantage of its all-new operating system. But, knowing that not all developers are ready to bet on a native app, the company has offered some shortcuts designed to get programs running on devices like its Z10,...
One in Five BlackBerry 10 Apps Is Really an Android App

Not So Fast: 40% of BlackBerry Apps Are Actually Android

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As part of it's splashy launch of BlackBerry 10, the company announced Wednesday that it has 70,000 apps in its BlackBerry World app store today, along with 1,000 premium apps from top publishers.  Many BlackBerry Apps Not Native Not so fast. These apps are not all hat they seem. In...
Not So Fast: 40% of BlackBerry Apps Are Actually Android

Platform industry hires: Adaptly, Offerpop

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Please note that due to recent changes in the way Linkedin displays hiring information we have have changed the format of our weekly new hires posts. Companies who want their new hires included in the post must contact us directly at mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com. Adaptly  Tony Siconolfi, Vice...
Platform industry hires: Adaptly, Offerpop
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