“BlackBerry maker Research In Motion wants to hire a software developer with deep experience building applications for Apple’s iPhone and iPad, according to a job posting on its LinkedIn page,” Reuters reports.
“The posting suggests the company, struggling to maintain its share of the smartphone market and secure a foothold in tablets, may be interested in adapting some of its proprietary applications for use on Apple’s iOS operating system,” Reuters reports. “Tech aficionados have long speculated that RIM could make its popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) instant messaging service available on rival platforms including Android and Apple. That would create a fresh revenue stream for RIM while giving the BlackBerry faithful one less reason to stay loyal.”
Reuters reports., “The successful candidate would ‘create exciting enterprise applications for distribution on the iOS platform’ and would be ‘capable of architecting, designing, developing and testing complex applications for iPhone and iPad devices.'”
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