By Kui Kinyanjui Posted Tuesday, February 15 2011 at 00:00 Innovators could soon benefit from a $150 million global fund aimed at supporting start-ups who focus on developing creativity in the mobile phones sector. Announced on Monday at the start of the Mobile World Congress currently underway in Barcelona, the... more.
by Matt Hartley, February 14, 2011 – 8:44 am Get ready for the sequel to the BlackBerry Partners Fund. On Monday, Research In Motion Ltd. revealed it plans to take the lead on a new US$150-million venture capital fund, BlackBerry Partners Fund II. RIM has made the lead commitment to... more.
From the Financial Post Tech Desk On this week’s podcast, we sit down with Kevin Talbot, co-managing partner of the BlackBerry Partners Fund to talk about RIM taking the lead in a new US$150-million venture capital fund, and we hear from Neil Dutton of Sony Ericsson Canada, who gives us... more.
By Don Clark, Digits Blogger for the Wall Street Journal Few technologies have improved as steadily as digital cameras, long a standard feature in cellphones. But a new phase may be coming, as companies like Viewdle allow smartphones to recognize who is in a photograph as it’s taken. The broader... more.