Viigo is Now Part of Research In Motion

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Viigo has announced today that they are now a part of Research In Motion. This is very surprising Friday evening news from no where however it’s great for folks over at Viigo to built a very useful app and bringing it to this level in a short time. Viigo is among the top 10 favorite apps for many BlackBerry users (including myself). Read the full announcement after the jump.

Viigo is excited to announce that our company is now part of Research In Motion (RIM).

Our team has joined RIM’s global organization and will continue to bring our expertise in BlackBerry® application development and real-time content delivery to the BlackBerry platform. The Viigo for BlackBerry app will also continue to be available for download through BlackBerry App World™.

I’d like to personally thank the deal teams on both sides for their hard work and dedication over the past few months in bringing this transaction to a close.

To the Viigo Team – a very special thanks to all of you for helping to build such an exciting product, and a wonderful company. We’ve arrived at this point today because of you.

Mark Ruddock
CEO Viigo

If you haven’t used Viigo before by any chance, it’s basically RSS feed reader with many more functionally added to stay on top of current News, Stocks, Weather and more.

> > Go to http://getviigo.com/ from BlackBerry Browser to download

I am sure, RIM’s product team must have planned future road map for this app and let’s hope something truly amazing super app features come out of it in coming Viigo updates.

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