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Featured Story BlackBerry App World™ is going global! BlackBerry App World

There are now even more great reasons to register as a vendor and publish your application in BlackBerry App World.

Recent BlackBerry App World highlights include:

» BlackBerry App World expanding soon to 15 countries
» Enhanced Vendor portal and developer support pages
» Improvements to BlackBerry App World application client which makes it easier for users to find, download and organize their applications
» Win cash and prizes! The BlackBerry® Partners Fund Developer Challenge

Register today as a vendor and become a member of the growing BlackBerry App World community. For more information, click here.

Click here to read more about:

» New highlights for BlackBerry App World vendors
» New BlackBerry App World Marketplace Countries

BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge Update


The BlackBerry Partners Fund announced the first of sixteen Finalists in the 2009 BlackBerry Developer Challenge.  These finalists were Fierce Towers (by Nickel Buddy), Astraware Solitare (by Handmark), Expense Manager (by Total Wireless Solutions), and Vision for YouTube (by Metova).

Finalists were selected by a panel of judges based on the following criteria: compelling product or service; clearly defined value proposition; viable business model; and technical execution.

Sixteen Finalists in total will be chosen to compete for a cash prize of $75,000 plus a $25,000 Grand Prize Package. Each of the finalists will receive one week in the BlackBerry App World Featured Application Carousel and one free pass for the 2009 BlackBerry Developer Conference (Nov. 9-12, San Francisco, CA)

We are accepting new applications until September 25th so you still have the opportunity to enter and be eligible for the Finalists price package. Be sure to get your innovative apps entered to win amazing prizes!

Full contest rules and regulations are available online, along with details on eligibility, judging, key dates and prize packages.

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