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RIM Expands Application Ecosystem for BlackBerry PlayBook

·        BlackBerry PlayBook to support BlackBerry Java and Android apps ·        Native C/C++ development support added, in addition to HTML5, Flash and AIR support ·        Support from leading game engines: Ideaworks Labs (AirPlay) and Unity Technologies (Unity 3) ·        BlackBerry PlayBook becomes a new market opportunity for all the developers who have already created over 25,000 BlackBerry Java apps and ...

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RIM Q4FY11 – Summary

CaribPR Wire, MIAMI, Fl, Fri. Mar. 25, 2011: RIM completed the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 with record smartphone shipments and financial performance. In fiscal 2011 BlackBerry smartphone shipments grew 43%, revenue grew 33% and earnings per share grew 47% over the prior year.  The adoption of BlackBerry smartphones in international markets continues to expand and BlackBerry was named the ...

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Arcos Dorados Announces Launch of Public Offering of Class A Shares

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (”Arcos Dorados”) announced today the launch of an underwritten initial public offering of its class A shares at a price range between $13.00 to $15.00 per class A share.  Arcos Dorados will offer 12,461,539 class A shares, while certain selling shareholders will offer 50,000,000 class A shares. The ...

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Jazz Great Marks Half-Century In Music

      CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 21, 2010: It’s been half a century already since Jamaican-born jazz great, Monty Alexander, has been performing professionally. The piano virtuoso will kick-off his 50th anniversary celebration next month with a special five-night performance at the Birdland Jazz Club – 315 West 44th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues in New York ...

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Blackberry Messenger Social Platform Officially Goes Into Public Beta

CaribPR Wire, Miami, FL, Thurs. Mar. 17, 2011: RIM has announced that the BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) Social Platform officially went into public beta. This means that the BlackBerry developer community can now take advantage of the powerful social aspects of the ultra popular BBM service (an active user base of over 35 million). The BBM Social Platform was first announced ...

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First Citizens (St. Lucia) Limited Closes on $175 Million Private Placement of Notes

Akerman Senterfitt Advises First Citizens Bank Limited on Successful Placement  MIAMI, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — First Citizens (St. Lucia) Limited, a special purpose subsidiary of First Citizens Bank Limited, recently closed on a $175 million Rule 144A/Resolution S placement of notes.  First Citizens Bank Limited, based in Trinidad & Tobago, guaranteed the notes.  Akerman Senterfitt advised First Citizens Bank ...

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Calling Caribbean Artisans to Come & Connect to the Global Marketplace – Updated

CaribPR Wire, Barbados, March 2, 2011: Artisans from the Caribbean region are invited to exhibit their products at the region’s foremost trade show, Design Caribbean, which offers unique access to important regional, international and diaspora buyers. From September 1-4, 2011 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Design Caribbean will unite a passion for design with the soul of the Caribbean. All ...

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Calling Caribbean Artisans to Come & Connect to the Global Marketplace

CaribPR Wire, Bridgetown, Barbados, Tues, March 1, 2011: Artisans from the Caribbean region are being invited to exhibit their products at the region’s foremost trade show, Design Caribbean, which offers unique access to important regional, international and Diaspora buyers. From September 1-4, 2011 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Design Caribbean will unite a passion for design with the soul of ...

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CaribWorldNews Rebrands As News Americas

Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Feb. 26, 2011: Get ready for News Americas, newamericasnow.com. Executives of Hard Beat Communications have rebranded their CaribWorldNews wire to fit the company’s new goal of covering a larger demographic and capturing the emerging interest in the Americas, especially Latin America. NewAmericasNow.com will replace CaribWorldNews.com, though readers will still be able to access ...

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BTI Systems Selected for 3G Wireless Backhaul Network for TelEm Group

St. Maarten Telecom Provider turns to BTI Systems for 3G Mobile Service Expansion and Seamless Integration for Ethernet Business Services  OTTAWA, Ontario, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — BTI Systems, the company that redefines metro service delivery, today announced that the TelEm Group, the government-owned incumbent telecom provider on the Dutch Caribbean Island of St. Maarten, has selected a packet optical ...

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