Why RIM Is Hiring iOS Developers

Posted Mar 23, 2012

Recently Research In Motion was questioned for why they were hiring developers that were familiar with iOS. Now we know why. RIM is working on a new product called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion and they promised support for managing iOS and Android devices later this year.

A RIM spokesperson confirmed that they are looking for iOS developers specificially for working on Mobile Fusion. The company wants to do an app for the iPhone as part of the Fusion product.

?In order for BlackBerry Mobile Fusion to perform advanced management functions for iOS devices, RIM will develop an on device client to be included as part of the overall solution,? stated a RIM spokesperson in an interview with AllThingsD.