Jason Perlow and Veeam's Rick Vanover discuss the merits of Apple iOS, Google Android, Microsoft Windows Phone and RIM BlackBerry 10.
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BlackBerry 10 looks like the offspring of an Android and Microsoft Windows Phone one-night stand gone awry. But that's ok because RIM still has assets worth pondering.
RIM is now licensing Microsoft's exFAT file system technology.
RIM needs to make sure it has the fundamentals in place if it wants to be a player in the smartphone market. That means it needs to learn the same lesson that Microsoft did a few years back.
While Apple and Google enjoy success at the top, RIM and Microsoft are left trying to define their place in the smartphone world. IMHO, Microsoft has the advantage.
comScore's latest mobile market share figures suggest a shift away from BlackBerry phones, leaving it in a share slump, while Android and iOS maintain good growth.
The sad reality in smartphone land for RIM and Microsoft today boils down to this: It's an Android and iOS world. You just live in it.
When you're a platform, how transparent do you need to be?Last week we spent time talking to both RIM and Microsoft about their next mobile platforms.
Nielsen's latest smartphone 'state of the union' is in. While Android and Apple beat the trousers off RIM, Nokia and Microsoft continue to struggle.
An AT&T executive talked up Apple's iPhone 4S and AT&T's launch, but also spent a lot of time giving Microsoft Windows Phone and Windows 8 props.
Quanta Computer, a designer/developer that helped create the RIM PlayBook and Amazon Kindle Fire products, has signed a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft.
Does Google's acquisition of Motorola mean it's finally time for Microsoft to buy Nokia or RIM? I still don't see the potential gains from a handset-maker purchase offsetting the losses.
Apple, Google, RIM and HP all have integrated mobile stacks. Does this spell doom or opportunity for Microsoft and Windows Phone 7?
Could re-examining unused patents change the lawsuit landscape?The recent flurry of patent lawsuits between Oracle, Google, Lodys, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Barnes & Noble, Nokia, RIM, Kodak and just about every technology company you can think of, between themselves and from a host of patent-holding companies shows no sign of dying down.
Microsoft is adding new social-search features to Bing for users with Apple iOS, Android and RIM devices company officials said on June 8.
Could the sub-$100 Android handset be Google's 'doomsday weapon' against Apple, RIM, Microsoft and Nokia?
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise appearance at the BlackBerry World 2011 keynote in Orlando, Florida, and announced a new partnership between Microsoft and Research In Motion (RIM) that will make Bing the default search engine and maps provider for BlackBerry devices.
RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook and all new smartphones to push Microsoft search first...
Microsoft has teamed up with RIM to make its Bing search and mapping tool the standard on BlackBerry devices, with other Bing-based integration to follow
Microsoft and RIM are set to unveil a new offering, possibly as soon as March 16 -- a Hosted Blackberry Enterprise Service for customers using Exchange 2010 Online, Microsoft's hosted Exchange e-mail service, according to my sources.
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