This just in: Research In Motion (RIM) and QNX Software Systems have announced a new initiative to encourage university students in China to develop more apps and services for the BlackBerry® platform. The initiative aims to nurture the spirit of innovation among young Chinese developers and to help them gain know-how in taking an idea from concept to market.
As part of the initiative, RIM and QNX will provide BlackBerry devices, software development tools, and technical support. They will also launch a competition to provide student developers with further incentive to turn their creative ideas into apps and services. To read the full press release, click here.