TechSpin: The Quest for Mobile Platforms

Dreyfuss, Joel
May 2008
Red Herring;5/12/2008, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that Research in Motion (RIM), the maker of the BlackBerry in Waterloo, Ontario, joined with the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and publishers Reuters Thomson in announcing the BlackBerry Partners Fund, which will finance projects to create applications for the hand-held device. It states that RIM's move is a response to the fund announced by venture capital (VC) Kleiner Perkins to spur application development for Apple's iPhone.


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