BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-18-2009, 06:12 PM   #1
ncbnetworks
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
ncbnetworks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Model: 9000
OS: 4.6.0.162
PIN: 220880d4e
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 27
Default Enormous rumor about RIM buying AltN/MDaemon

Please Login to Remove!

Can anyone substantiate this wild rumor that's starting to circulate? The publicly posted "please keep this confidential" has me assuming this is a hoax.
__________________
Rick

Last edited by ncbnetworks; 05-18-2009 at 06:15 PM..
Offline  
Old 05-18-2009, 10:56 PM   #2
southwestcomm
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Model: Many
Carrier: Sprint
Posts: 1,475
Default

What do they gain with it?
Offline  
Old 05-19-2009, 09:05 AM   #3
ncbnetworks
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
ncbnetworks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Model: 9000
OS: 4.6.0.162
PIN: 220880d4e
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 27
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by southwestcomm View Post
What do they gain with it?
My thoughts exactly...makes no sense. Could this be a marketing ploy by some web savvy AltN executive? If it is...it's quite smart and would draw traffic to their site.
__________________
Rick
Offline  
Old 05-19-2009, 09:08 AM   #4
NJBlackBerry
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: SGS7
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 27,948
Default

And where would one find this Wild Rumor?
Offline  
Old 05-19-2009, 09:15 AM   #5
ncbnetworks
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
ncbnetworks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Model: 9000
OS: 4.6.0.162
PIN: 220880d4e
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 27
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry View Post
And where would one find this Wild Rumor?
On the AltN partner site.
__________________
Rick
Offline  
Old 05-19-2009, 09:17 AM   #6
NJBlackBerry
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: SGS7
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 27,948
Default

Are you associated with them?
Offline  
Old 05-19-2009, 09:39 AM   #7
Johnny909
Talking BlackBerry Encyclopedia
 
Johnny909's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Sherwood
Model: 8310
OS: 4.5.0.124
PIN: Worms
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 377
Default

Do not feed the trolls
__________________
Every day a holiday, every meal a feast.
Offline  
Old 05-19-2009, 09:46 AM   #8
ncbnetworks
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
ncbnetworks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Model: 9000
OS: 4.6.0.162
PIN: 220880d4e
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 27
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry View Post
Are you associated with them?
No, not at all.
__________________
Rick
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 05:29 AM   #9
dc/dc
Spam Reporter
 
dc/dc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: IAD
Model: 6230
Carrier: Voicestream
Posts: 14,524
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ncbnetworks View Post
No, not at all.
__________________
I h8 txtspk.
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 05:35 AM   #10
NJBlackBerry
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: SGS7
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 27,948
Default

But it is an enormous rumor.
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 10:12 AM   #11
Arvel
New Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Model: 9000
PIN: N/A
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 1
Default Alt-N + RIM

The rumor is true. Alt-N is a subsidiary of RIM

Arvel Hath**** (arvel@altn.com)
CEO, Alt-N Technologies
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 10:29 AM   #12
ncbnetworks
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
ncbnetworks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Model: 9000
OS: 4.6.0.162
PIN: 220880d4e
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 27
Default Spam cop adding Spam

Quote:
Originally Posted by dc/dc View Post
Your flaming is off the mark. Especially since I heeded your previous advice.
__________________
Rick
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 10:55 AM   #13
ndub33
Stuck In The '70's Mod
 
ndub33's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: The 'burbs east of Seattle.
Model: 9810
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 7,600
Default

Gang-with all due respect, let's keep the comments centered on the topic, and lay off the personal shots. The thread will be closed otherwise.
__________________
1st Step in Troubleshooting: Do you have a BlackBerry Data Plan?
2nd Step in Troubleshooting: Pull the Battery.
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 12:44 PM   #14
bertiebassett
CrackBerry Addict
 
bertiebassett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: London, UK
Model: 9700
Carrier: O2
Posts: 961
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry View Post
But it is an enormous rumor.
amazing what tw*tter can do...
__________________
LOTS of answers here: Main Page - BlackBerryFAQ
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 02:48 PM   #15
southwestcomm
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Model: Many
Carrier: Sprint
Posts: 1,475
Default

Curious. Why doesn't the Web site state this?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Arvel View Post
The rumor is true. Alt-N is a subsidiary of RIM

Arvel Hath**** (arvel@altn.com)
CEO, Alt-N Technologies
Offline  
Old 05-20-2009, 02:54 PM   #16
jsconyers
New Member
 
jsconyers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: In a van down by the river.
Model: NOTE2
OS: 4.1
PIN: <- Where do I find this?
Carrier: Sprint
Posts: 15,103
Default

I came across this in a quick search:

[MDaemon-L] Alt-N Announcement as Subsidiary of RIM

Quote:
We are asking our partners to refrain from making any proactive, public
announcements (Web site, blogs, press releases, etc.) at this time. We
will be providing information at a later date that will support a more
proactive marketing communications efforts.
__________________
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
When you take things for granted, the things you are granted, get taken.
Even a mosquito doesn't get a pat on the back until it starts to work.
Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
[BES 5.0.3 / GroupWise 2012 HP2]
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Vilter compressor Micro,Processor screen
$1000.0
Vilter compressor Micro,Processor screen  pictureCANON FM3-3319 Image Processor Board
$224.99
CANON FM3-3319 Image Processor Board pictureSchneider PC-E984-265 TSX Compact Processor T152128
$1199.0
Schneider PC-E984-265 TSX Compact Processor T152128 pictureCMC 53004M000008 Micro Processor Servo Drive T149194
$1400.0
CMC 53004M000008 Micro Processor Servo Drive T149194 pictureOlympus 55583L12 Monitor Cable 12FT f/ CV-100, 200, 140 & 240 Processors
$175.0
Olympus 55583L12 Monitor Cable 12FT f/ CV-100, 200, 140 & 240 Processors picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.