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RIM’s CEO says BlackBerry 10 will beat Windows Phone 8; Android and iOS are too tough to compete with

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Research in Motion, remember those guys? They’re hard at work on their next generation operating system, which they’re calling BlackBerry 10. Yesterday the company showed the world a sneak peak of what it’s going to look like, and we’ve got to admit, it does look rather interesting. It’s heavily inspired by Nokia’s MeeGo operating system, Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, and there’s even some hints of Android in there. But will it take off?

Is there a chance HTC will license BB10? Maybe.

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In order to try and crawl out of the huge financial hole it’s creating for itself, RIM recently announced a new strategy: it will attempt to license out its QNX-based OS to other phone companies and even automotive and computer developers. At the same time, RIM said they would still make their own line of BB10-based Blackberries. The talks about licensing soon lead to speculation that Samsung might be interesting in buying or licensing out the BB10 OS for future products, which Samsung quickly shot down. So Sammy might not be interested in licensing, but HTC might.

How Android can save RIM and Nokia

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We chart the dramatic fall from grace for RIM and Nokia and ask if it’s too late for Android adoption to save them. Would Android have made more sense than Windows Phone and BB10? Is it too late to switch to Android now?

Samsung not likely to license BlackBerry 10 from RIM

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RIM is adamant at keeping its BlackBerry platform relevant amid the dominance of iOS and Android in the consumer markets. But while RIM has hinted that companies like Samsung may be interested, the South Korean Android device manufcaturer has actually declined having any interest in BB10.

RIM Blackberry 10 is nearly ready for potential licensing agreements

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Recent rumors suggest that Samsung and RIM may be partnering up in the near future, despite Samsung’s denial of such a move. As a result, RIM’s stock actually went up 13%. Regardless of what partners it may be working with, RIM CEO Heins reaffirms that BlackBerry 10 will be ready to license itself to other companies very soon.

Nokia poll says QWERTY keyboards still rule

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Nokia’s online poll shows that the majority of users prefer QWERTY keyboards over touchscreen phones. But is this representative of the entire mobile market, or is Nokia looking at data skewed toward the old way of using smartphones?