T.A. McCann

T.A. McCann

is Management Advisor at Zooppa.

RIM to shut down Gist next month

RIM to shut down Gist next month - Seattle Web 2.0 | Examiner.com Today, we gather around one of the pioneers of social graphing, Gist, that was put on life support and given one month to live. A Seattle entrepreneur T.A. McCann gave birth to Gist 4 years ago and named Paul Allen its godfather...

RIM To Sprinkle Android Mojo Into BlackBerry 10

RIM To Sprinkle Android Mojo Into BlackBerry 10 - Development - Mobility - Informationweek New version of RIM's contact management application in BlackBerry 10 will take a page from Google's Android platform. One of the features Research In Motion plans to add to its BlackBerry 10 platform is ...

Gist and Tungle Founders Bail on BlackBerry

Gist and Tungle Founders Bail on BlackBerry - John Paczkowski - News - AllThingsD When BlackBerry finally gets around to the next round of layoffs it’s reportedly plotting, it can dial back its headcount reduction thanks to a pair of employees who’ve taken matters into their own hands. Sources ...

RIM unveils BBM voice feature for BlackBerrys

Research In Motion is adding a voice feature to its BlackBerry Messenger service, commonly known as BBM. The Toronto Globe and Mail reports that the new service can be used when a BlackBerry is connected to a WiFi network. BBM Voice "functions effectively like a phone call," says the Globe and ...

RIM Adds Free WiFi Voice Calling to BlackBerry Messenger

With roughly 60 million of Research In Motion’s 80 million subscribers using it, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is among the company’s more important assets. And as RIM gears up for the launch of BlackBerry 10, it is doing all that it can to ensure that BBM remains a key selling point of BB10. To ...

4 Startup Founders Discuss How Customer Engagement Has Changed

4 Startup Founders Discuss How Customer Engagement Has Changed 4 Startup Founders Discuss How Customer Engagement Has Changed 4 Startup Founders Discuss How Customer Engagement Has Changed 4 Startup Founders Discuss How Customer Engagement Has Changed 4 Startup Founders Discuss How Customer ...

BlackBerry 10 Contacts App to Aggregate Info From the Social Network

BlackBerry 10 Contacts App to Aggregate Info From the Social Network It looks like Research in Motion will be taking a page out of Windows Phone’s and Android’s playbook as far as the Canadian smartphone manufacturer’s BlackBerry 10 contacts app goes. The new contacts app in BlackBerry 10–new ...

T.A. McCann leaves BlackBerry as transformation continues at struggling smartphone maker

You are here: Home / Tech / T.A. McCann leaves BlackBerry as transformation continues at struggling smartphone maker T.A. McCann is moving on from BlackBerry two-and-a-half years after selling his Seattle startup Gist to the smartphone maker. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news...

RIM’s new BBM Voice enables voice calls over WiFi

The leading feature of the new software is known as BBM Voice, which will enable users to place free voice calls to their BBM contacts over a WiFi connection, similar to other Internet calling services such as Microsoft Corp.’s Skype or Apple Inc.’s FaceTime. With the new feature, BBM users ...

BlackBerry Messenger 7 App With Free Voice Calls in Beta

RIM BlackBerry OS 6 and OS 7 users can now download a free BlackBerry Messenger 7 app that enables free voice calling in BBM over WiFi. BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has improved on one of its most-loved offerings with a BlackBerry Messenger 7 with BBM Voice. The feature enables BBM ...

New BlackBerry Messenger 7 brings free voice chat feature

Research In Motion (RIM) has released a BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) v7 beta, adding a new voice chat feature to the application. The BBM 7 beta works on BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry OS version 6 or higher. According to reports, RIM will be soon rolling out the voice chat feature to ...

RIM’s BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) added to dictionary

RIM’s BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) added to dictionary | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post It’s a noun. It’s a verb. Now it’s in the dictionary. Research In Motion Ltd.’s BlackBerry Messenger, better known as BBM, is now officially a part of the English language, after it was announced on Thursday ...

BlackBerry 10: RIM to talk with BCE, Rogers about platform launch

BlackBerry 10: RIM to talk with BCE, Rogers about platform launch | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post Research In Motion Ltd. plans to soon begin commercial talks with Canadian wireless carriers such as BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. after showing them early versions of the BlackBerry 10 ...

RIM plans new contact management features on BB10 devices

RIM plans new contact management features on BB10 devices - International Business Times The new contact management feature, which pulls in contact details from social media and other Internet sites into a single Blackberry page, will be available on RIM's next generation of smartphones that ...

Frackin’ in the free world: DBRS sees ‘oil independence’ within 15 years

The New York Stock Exchange is seen February 9, 2011. REUTERS Video: Investor Clinic: Where to hold your U.S. dividend stocks Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, is a controversial process that breaks up underground rock formations with chemicals and sand so gas or oil can flow easily ...

Atlanta Business Radio Spotlights Sanjay Parekh with Startup Riot

Atlanta Business Radio Spotlights Sanjay Parekh with Startup Riot - Yahoo! News Atlanta Business Radio Spotlights Sanjay Parekh with Startup Riot - Yahoo! News Atlanta Business Radio Spotlights Sanjay Parekh with Startup Riot - Yahoo! News BusinessRadioX®'s Atlanta Business Radio talks with ...

Brent Leary to Host Second Annual: Social Biz Atlanta 2013: Improving Customer Experiences by Improv...

Brent Leary to Host Second Annual: Social Biz Atlanta 2013: Improving Customer Experiences by Improving Your Ability to Beat Expectations on Feb. 22, 2013 - Yahoo! News Brent Leary to Host Second Annual: Social Biz Atlanta 2013: Improving Customer Experiences by Improving Your Ability to Beat ...

6th Annual 'Startup Riot' Event for Entrepreneurs and Investors to be Held in...

ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta's 6th annual Startup Riot event on February 20th at the Tabernacle is a day-long opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs to present their companies to investors and marketing professionals in 3-minute segments – speed dating for startups. Some of ...

Incubator Secrets: If Walls Could Talk at TechStars

Ever wish you could listen in on the advice top startup mentors give to company founders? We did. So we visited the Demo Day presentations for the fall graduating class of startups in business accelerator TechStars’s Seattle program and asked the successful entrepreneurs who serve as TechStars ...

BBM Now Lets You Have Voice Chats for Free Over Wi-Fi

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2012) - For the times when you want to hear a friend's laughter instead of reading LOL, BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) is taking the social networking experience to a whole new level with an exciting new feature called BBM Voice. Research In Motion (RIM) ...

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