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RIM enables social apps with BBM6 launch

RIM announced the commercial launch of BBM6, which it said delivers a “revolutionary social app experience.”

Fuse Powered picks up 2M in seed funding

BlackBerry Partners Fund has led a US$2 million seed funding round in Fuse Powered, which it describes as a “data-driven mobile game publisher,” with NFQ Ventures also participating.

BlackBerry Partners Fund kicks-off 3M developer challenge

BlackBerry Partners Fund launched its fourth annual BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge, enabling developers of BlackBerry smartphone and tablet apps to win from a $3 million prizes fund.

BlackBerry Partners Fund: looking for the next big opportunity

Mobile Apps Briefing talks with the Fund’s co-managing partner to discover what type of companies stand the best chance of investment. “You can’t build a venture-backed company if your model is selling US$0.99 apps on the App Store,” warns the investment expert. 

Report: VCs willing to take chances on mobile apps

The Wall Street Journal reports that venture capital companies are “willing to take a chance and invest in a potential [app] game changer even if it has no traction and no users.”