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BlackBerry Q10 slated for release in Singapore this end-May

BlackBerry Q10 slated for release in Singapore this end-May

The first BlackBerry 10 smartphone to sport a classic QWERTY keyboard is a case of old meets new. At a private press session today in Singapore, BlackBerry’s country director for Singapore, Charles Dufourcq, said that their newest and sleekest Q10 will be slated for release in the city-state this end-May. He also revealed that retail


Echelon 2013 Updates: Singapore Satellite Announced

The second Satellite in the series of nine is the Singapore Satellite! We’ve confirmed the date as 3rd April 2013 and will be held at Plug-In@Blk71. Read on for more details and how you can attend! Event Details Singapore Satellite Date: 03 April 2013 Time: 1PM – 7PM Venue: Plug-In@Blk71, Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent


Updated: SingTel voted Singapore’s best mobile operator – the best of the worst?

Prepare your raised eyebrows, because SingTel was voted “Best Mobile Operator” by readers of HardwareZone.com. To be honest, it could be the best … the best of the worst. Updates: HardwareZone.com got back to us with the press release and microsite but we still do not see where the information is with regards to how the

Lenovo to consider acquiring or licensing BlackBerry from RIM

Updated: Lenovo to consider acquiring or licensing BlackBerry from RIM

Lenovo says it might consider licensing or acquiring BlackBerry from RIM, among other options for boosting its mobile business. Updates: Lenovo has clarified that its CFO’s statements may have been taken out of context. The company says “RIM was raised as a potential target by the journalist and Mr. Wong repeatedly answered in a manner consistent


BlackBerry JamHack to launch as simultaneous Asia Pacific hackathon

Research In Motion (RIM) has announced its first simultaneous Asia Pacific (APAC) wide Hackathon, the BlackBerry JamHack. This year, Blackberry JamHack will take place in 10 different cities across APAC over two consecutive weekends. Winning teams from each city will represent their country at the JamHack finals, which will take place at BlackBerry Jam Asia

Cameron Vernest, RIM country director Philippines

Insights from RIM in the Philippines

Research-in-Motion believes that the BlackBerry platform will remain strong in the developing world, with reasonable data and messaging plans and local partnerships. BlackBerry as a mobile platform has plateaued internationally, although the platform is going strong in emerging markets like Indonesia and the Philippines. We got in touch with Cameron Vernest, RIM’s country director for

BlackBerry 10K Developer Commitment

RIM follows through with $10K Developer Commitment program

Research In Motion extends its commitment to developers creating apps for the Blackberry® 10 through Built for BlackBerry and their $10K Developer Commitment. During BlackBerry 10 Jam Singapore in July, e27 highlighted Research In Motion’s US$100 million commitment to developers on the BlackBerry platform. Since the announcement, Research In Motion has followed through with their

Photo of female employee at BlackBerry Expert Center

BlackBerry Expert Center turns 57, continues improving after sales experiences

Sitcomindo was the eighth company that Canadian company had the partnership with in establishing its BlackBerry Expert Center across Indonesia. The previous alliance with three distributors and four operators – TAM, Selular Shop, Comtech, Telkomsel, AXIS, XL and Indosat – in the nation had yielded 56 Centers and strengthened RIM’s post sales services. “Indonesia is

Alec Saunders at BlackBerry 10 Jam Singapore

Research In Motion announces US$100M investment to grow developer community for BlackBerry platform

Research in Motion engages developers at BlackBerry 10 Jam in Singapore to talk about developing for the BlackBerry 10 platform that will be released first quarter of 2013. Updates: RIM has reached out to us to clarify that this is not a new announcement. The original US$100 million investment was announced in May at the

mig33 and RIM partner for the first time to expand their user base

Dubbed as the world’s largest mobile and web community, mig33 establishes their first ever strategic partnership with Research In Motion (RIM) to grow its current members of 65 million in which 33 millions users are Indonesians. Now BlackBerry users can find and would be able to install mig33 app in its app store,BlackBerry AppWorld. In order to promote and

Sarim Aziz (Team Lead, Developer Relations Asia Pacific at Research In Motion)

RIM developer relations lead, Sarim Aziz, talks about the BlackBerry opportunity and roadmap

Sarim Aziz is the Team Lead for Research In Motion‘s Developer Relations Team. He  joined RIM in 2004 and with over seven years of experience in the mobile application industry, he lives and breathes mobile technologies, and truly believes a mobile app can help solve any problem. Sarim’s background consists of a degree in Computer Science

Startups that pitched at the Japan Satellite

Feeling the beat with Beatrobo at Japan Satellite

The last leg of Echelon 2012’s six city hunt at our Satellites was held in Tokyo, Japan. Due to overwhelming number of quality applications for the Japan satellite, we decided to extend and hold a two-day event. Day One was a preliminary round for shortlisted applicants to pitch to a panel of judges made up