Cable & Telecom

BlackBerriers to get Google Talk, Google Local, and Mac support

WATERLOO – Blackberry maker Research In Motion and Google announced last week that Google Talk instant messaging and Google Local for mobile will be supported on the BlackBerry wireless platform. "Instant messaging and local content are two increasingly important areas of focus for mobile applications and we are very pleased to work with Google in extending these two popular Google services to BlackBerry users," said Mark Guibert, vice-president, corporate marketing at RIM. "Google Talk for BlackBerry and Google Local for mobile will offer additional flexibility to BlackBerry customers in terms of how, when and where they stay in touch." Google...