RIM aquires cloud-based scheduler Tungle.me
RIM has made another great aquisition today and announced that Tungle has joined the RIM team. Tungle.me is a cloud-based scheduling provider that allows users to share appointments regardless of their platform. The addition of Tungle will help expand the current calendar system on the BlackBerry platform and make it even better for users.
Tungle is a leading provider of cloud-based calendar and scheduling services that makes it easy for users to share their availability and schedule appointments regardless of their choice of desktop, mobile or cloud-based calendar. Tungle connects users on Google, Yahoo!, FaceBook, TripIt, Plancast, Outlook, iCal, LotusNotes, LotusLive, and WindowsLive. If you are not already familiar with them you can find out more about Tungle at http://www.tungle.me/.
No word on the terms of the deal or just how Tungle.me will be used in the future, but it definitely means bigger and better things for RIM. Tungle has had a BlackBerry app for a while now (which is pretty awesome) but they should obviously move away from that now and we can hope for native integration into the BlackBerry OS.
Source: Inside BlackBerry