Al SaccoManaging Editor, CIO

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Al Sacco is a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages CIO.com writers and contributors, covers news, and shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also writes a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offers up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.

What to Make of the RIMplosion

Analysis: Earnings drop, corporate shakeup signal change for BlackBerry that could include licensing and other ventures.

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Review: A Business Evaluation

Research In Motion's (RIM) PlayBook OS 2.0 software has been available for more than two weeks. Here's a closer look at how it works for business.

Coming Soon From BlackBerry: 5 Things to Look Forward To

These are dark days for Research In Motion (RIM) and its BlackBerry brand...or at least dim ones.

10 Things to Know About RIM's New CEO, Thorsten Heins

RIM has named its former COO and SVP, Thorsten Heins, as its new president and chief executive officer. CIO.com's BlackBerry watcher Al Sacco shares 10 interesting facts about the new BlackBerry CEO.

Why RIM Should Not Sell the BlackBerry Brand--and Why It Should

Rumors about a potential sale of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) have been circulating for months.