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Research in Motion, Appcelerator Provide Incentives to Mobile Developers

Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM) and Appcelerator, a leading mobile development platform provider, today announced that they are working together to offer mobile developers a number of incentives, including financial rewards, free services, and testing hardware, for creating BlackBerry(R) 10 applications. The incentives are open to Appcelerator's ecosystem of over 390,000 developers, who have 50,000 applications deployed worldwide on over 90 million devices. Through the power of Titanium's cross platform capabilities, developers and enterprises will be able to build and port their applications to BlackBerry 10, and Appcelerator indicates that developers should have the ability to reuse between 65-90% of their code as they port from other leading platforms to BlackBerry 10. Titanium for BlackBerry 10 will be available on December 7, 2012 in a prerelease version. Incentive programs for developers will include the following(i):- The first 1,000 developers will receive a BlackBerry(R) Dev Alpha test device, once their application has been submitted for review on the BlackBerry(R) World(TM) storefront - Up to 10,000 developers will receive one year of free Appcelerator Cloud Services (ACS) and Analytics, once their app is

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