Can BlackBerry (RIMM) battle with iPhone? New Xobni
The iPhone is one of the most talked about smartphones at the moment and a question we would love answered is “Can BlackBerry (RIMM) battle with iPhone? The reason we ask this is because with the new Xobni investment can the above be true.
RIM’s new $3.2 million investment could be the move forward which will give BlackBerry a very smart app called Xobni for managing e-mail in its battle with Apple, you can read more on mastering your inbox and platform war over on BusinessWeek.
The new startup Xobni which makes an e-mail search tool seems to be the move forward for Research In Motion and with the BlackBerry Partners Fund, a massive $150 million venture capital fund is aimed at encouraging development software for RIM’s popular handheld devices. A huge $3.2 million is being funded for Xobni alone which is being led by Cisco Systems (CSCO), which invested about $7 million.