Obama Wins Smartphone Compromise

What mobile wireless device costs £2.500, comes loaded with Secure Communications Interoperability Protocol and High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor Interoperability Specification, and secures calls to classified government networks? The BarackBerry. A White House official confirms that President Barack Obama will keep a smartphone while in office, although speculation persists that it will not be Obama’s beloved BlackBerry but instead a Sectera Edge, the ultrasecure smartphone developed for the National Security Agency by General Dynamics.

RIM Now Supports IBM Lotus Quickr, Lotus Symphony on Smartphones

Research In Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie celebrates RIM BlackBerry’s 10th anniversary in enteprise mobility by pledging support for IBM Lotus Quickr, Lotus Symphony and additional support for Lotus Connections. Also, application developers can more easily develop new software applications for BlackBerry smartphones. Meanwhile, the BlackBerry platform support for XPages allows developers to write an app once for both Web and secure use on BlackBerry smartphones.

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