RIM acquires Cellmania, a software developer for virtual app stores, in effort to compete with Apple and Android

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

Research in Motion has confirmed that it's acquired Cellmania (based in California). Cellmania produces software to manage virtual application stores and their content.

Shares in RIM are up after the announcement, despite a lack of details, such as financial terms.

Cellmania is expected to help RIM improve its lagging BlackBerry App World.

cellmania

Company:
BlackBerry
Website:
http://www.blackberry.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only did we introduce a... more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis or otherwise enjoying the outdoors. more



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