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BASIS International takes legal action against RIM over BBX trademark [Updated: Statement from RIM]

BASIS International takes legal action against RIM over BBX trademark [Updated: Statement from RIM]

*UPDATE* RIM STATEMENT - RIM has not yet received a copy of the legal complaint described in Basis International’s press release, but we do not believe the marks are confusing, particularly since our respective companies are in different lines of business. Looks like RIM either forgot to check the current trademarks or just simply ignored the fact that BBX -- the new name for their...

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Research In Motion Co-CEO Jim Balsillie confirms BBX Platform Name, says it will leapfrog the competition!

Research In Motion Co-CEO Jim Balsillie confirms BBX Platform Name, says it will leapfrog the competition!

On the eve of BlackBerry DevCon 2011, RIM's Co-CEO Jim Balsillie was quoted in an article in the Financial Post confirming the BBX name we exclusively reported on earlier this month, For RIM's embattled chief executive tandem of Mr. Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, DevCon is their chance to grab the spotlight, draw developers back to the fold and silence the growing contingent of...

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Exclusive: BBX (BlackBerry/QNX) Platform name outted in QNX Auto Summit Japan presentation!

Exclusive: BBX (BlackBerry/QNX) Platform name outted in QNX Auto Summit Japan presentation!

A new blog post on the QNX blog just outted the new BBX (BlackBerry) Platform name that I exclusively reported on earlier this week. Check out the slide above which is talking about the QNX Car 2. BBX, iOS and Android support? Looking REAL good now that BBX is the new name of the QNX-based BlackBerry Platform that'll be used on the PlayBook and upcoming QNX-BlackBerry SuperPhones. I...

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RIM Precedent: Will we be going hands-on with a QNX (BBX) BlackBerry Phone at DevCon, or will it be a

RIM Precedent: Will we be going hands-on with a QNX (BBX) BlackBerry Phone at DevCon, or will it be a "hands-on glass" tease?

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Last year at BlackBerry DevCon we got the AWESOME surprise of the BlackBerry PlayBook announcement. I've been to a lot of Research In Motion events over the years, and my BlackBerry excitement level after seeing the PlayBook on stage that day was at an all time high. The only thing that would have been even better was if we had actually been...

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Warning to BlackBerry enthusiasts: new iPhone announcement day is here (tune in, or ignore the coverage!)

Warning to BlackBerry enthusiasts: new iPhone announcement day is here (tune in, or ignore the coverage!)

Today is the day Apple holds their live event to talk about the next generation iPhone, which means it's going to be pretty much impossible to avoid iPhone news for the next few days even if you tried. Apple is in that spot where they set the expectations of the mobile market for consumers, so even if you're diehard BlackBerry fan / Apple hater the odds are you're going to want to know...

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Exclusive: Research In Motion set to announce BlackBerry X (BBX) Platform at Developer Conference this month?!!

Exclusive: Research In Motion set to announce BlackBerry X (BBX) Platform at Developer Conference this month?!!

Research In Motion Co-CEO Jim Balsillie already confirmed that the company is working on a major update to the QNX-based operating system on the BlackBerry PlayBook, which we're likely to get a look at in two weeks at this year's BlackBerry DevCon. RIM's other Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis promised we'll also get a look at developer QNX BlackBerry SuperPhones at DevCon. What hasn't been made...

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