RIM rebrands itself as BlackBerry and unveils a new operating system and two new smartphones. Take a closer look at the company's last hope of regaining mobile glory.
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In a surprise announcement at the BlackBerry 10 launch event, CEO Thorsten Heins introduces Alicia Keys as BlackBerry's new Global Creative Director, citing her talents as recording artist, author, film and theater producer, mother and women's leader. Keys says the BlackBerry 10 Balance feature is particularly appealing to her as way to help keep work and personal life in balance. She says she'll work with software developers, designers, carriers and users to bolster BlackBerry's music, entertainment and personal productivity capabilities.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?