RIM and Microsoft have agreed on a joint partnership.
Microsoft and Research in Motion have partnered. The deal was announced in a blog Bing Search Blog.
Under the terms of this agreement, the search service Bing together with a map service Bing Maps, which are the services of Microsoft, will be available in the BlackBerry in the summer of 2011. These services from Microsoft will also be integrated into tablets Playbook.
Many will be important to note that the company Research in Motion has its own online mapping service, called BlackBerry Maps.
About the partnership the two companies was announced by Steve Ballmer is CEO of Microsoft during a conference BlackBerry World, held in Orlando, Florida.
CNET News adds that during the conference was demonstrated by the work of Bing applications on a smartphone BlackBerry Torch 9800.
Ballmer also mentioned that Microsoft is going to invest in the BlackBerry platform, but neither are the amounts and types of investments were not identified.
Microsoft agreed to February 2011 on partnership with the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia. The agreement means that Nokia will organize the production of smartphones based on Windows Phone 7. The first devices of this kind are expected in late 2011 early 2012.
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