Mike Kirkup

Former RIM employee Mike Kirkup speaks about RIM, their current issues and what it all means to the Waterloo community

Former RIM employee Mike Kirkup speaks about RIM, their current issues and what it all means to the Waterloo community

Mike Kirkup, former Senior Director of Developer Relations at RIM has long since left the company and moved onto becoming the Director of Student Innovation at the University of Waterloo's Velocity program. As you can derive from the title, that means he's still involved within the Waterloo region and gets to see how RIM's current situation is impacting the area around him. Taking to...

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Exclusive Interview with Mike Kirkup, Sr. Director of Developer Relations, on why he is leaving Research In Motion

Exclusive Interview with Mike Kirkup, Sr. Director of Developer Relations, on why he is leaving Research In Motion

It's a sad day for CrackBerry Nation. To say I was shocked when I saw word that one of our absolute all-time favorite Research In Motion employees, Mike Kirkup, tendered his resignation today would be an understatement. If you've been a CrackBerry reader for a long time, you'll know Mike well as he's made a bunch of appearances on the site over the years (heck, he was the first RIM...

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CrackBerry @ Mobile World Congress 2011: Quick Hello from Mike Kirkup (and another Need for Speed demo!)

CrackBerry @ Mobile World Congress 2011: Quick Hello from Mike Kirkup (and another Need for Speed demo!)

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It wouldn't feel like CrackBerry was at Mobile World Congress unless we got a quick hello from RIM's Director of Developer Relations, Mike Kirkup. Check out the video above for his quick hello message (I always love how excited Mike is - I think he loves BlackBerry as much as I do!) and below you can watch the video Mike refers to, which is...

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Quick Interview with Mike Kirkup of RIM With Reactions to WES 2010 BlackBerry Announcements

Quick Interview with Mike Kirkup of RIM With Reactions to WES 2010 BlackBerry Announcements

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Following the WES 2010 Keynote (and just before we did our WES 2010 Solution Showcase Speed Tour) we put RIM's Mike Kirkup behind the big CrackBerry.tv camera to hear his quick reactions on the BlackBerry announcements of the show. In his role of Director of Developer Relations, it's easy to see that Mike is clearly excited for what's coming in...

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CrackBerry Podcast: We Talk to RIM at MWC and Get Answers on WebKit Browser, Super Apps and BES Express!

CrackBerry Podcast: We Talk to RIM at MWC and Get Answers on WebKit Browser, Super Apps and BES Express!

Download Podcast .MP3 Directly | Podcast Feed | Subscribe in iTunes Following up on RIM's announcement of BES Express, demo of their WebKit browser and discussion on Super Apps yesterday in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2010, I had a chance to get some clarification and answers direct from RIM today. I haven't had a whole bunch of time to catch up on my RSS feeds and forum post...

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MWC10: Mike Kirkup Talks About BlackBerry at App Planet; New BlackBerry Developer Blog Launched

MWC10: Mike Kirkup Talks About BlackBerry at App Planet; New BlackBerry Developer Blog Launched

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It turns out RIM's presence at Mobile World Congress is even bigger than I first thought. Over at the App Planet pavillion in Hall 7, RIM has another exhibit setup where their focus is on BlackBerry app development. I caught up with Mike Kirkup, Director of Developer Relations for RIM, who filled us in on the details of what's going. Check out...

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