Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Find: Will RIM’s Blackberry run Android apps?

Qnx phones will run android apps. Will help, but rim will continue to shrink. Will android become the lingua Franca (windows) of mobile?

Will RIM’s Blackberry run Android apps?

It’s been a big couple of days for Research in Motion.

On Tuesday, the smartphone maker announced three new models of its BlackBerry. And now comes word that Blackberrys expected to be released next year reportedly will be compatible with apps made for Google Inc.’s Android operating system.

Bloomberg quoted unnamed sources Wednesday who said that RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) plans to add apps from the Android operating system in an effort to stem a steep drop in market share.

There are six times as many apps available on Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android Market as on RIM’s App World...



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