BlackBerry is urging mobile software developers to build native applications for its fledgling BlackBerry 10 operating system, warning that consumers aggressively dislike BB10 apps and games ported over from Google's rival Android platform.
Research In Motion reported that developers submitted 15,000 applications for its new BlackBerry 10 operating system during a virtual Community Port-A-Thon event running over the weekend.
RIM is hoping developers will be starting a lot of app "somethings" over the next year as it gears up to launch its next-generation BlackBerry 10 devices in the first quarter of next year after a long delay and a series of missteps. Can RIM right the ship?
Research In Motion needs to win over the hearts, energy and talent of developers for its new BlackBerry 10 platform. The man behind that effort is Alec Saunders, RIM's vice president of developer relations and his main goal is to make it easy for developers to write apps for the platform.
Research In Motion ( NASDAQ:RIMM ) will hand out prototype BlackBerry 10 smartphone to thousands of developers at its BlackBerry Jam conference in May. The devices won't run the finalized version of
Research In Motion ( NASDAQ:RIMM ) is in a period of transition right now as Thorsten Heins takes the reigns as sole CEO and the firm works to launch its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. Attracting developer
Research In Motion ( NASDAQ:RIMM ) is in a period of transition right now as Thorsten Heins takes the reigns as sole CEO and the firm works to launch its BlackBerry 10
Research In Motion's ( NASDAQ:RIMM ) first smartphones running the company's new BBX platform will support RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server. They will also sport the same screen resolution as the
SAN FRANCISCO--Research In Motion has "a lot of storytelling to do," explained Alec Saunders, RIM's new vice present of developer relations and ecosystems development, in comments here at the
SAN FRANCISCO--Research In Motion ( NASDAQ:RIMM ) announced that its forthcoming BBX operating system won't run native Java applications built to for the company's previous BlackBerry 6 or current