Poynt, Vlingo win BlackBerry Partners Fund Developers Challenge

Local search solutions provider Poynt was named the North American winner in the third annual BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge, with the Vlingo Plus intelligent voice application claiming top honors in the Latin America category. After testing close to 400 app submissions, BlackBerry Partners Fund awarded four Regional Winner Prize packages in all, also honoring GPS mapping solution UbiNav (Europe/Middle East/Africa winner) and location-based lifestyle portal Love Indonesia (Asia Pacific winner)--each takes home a prize package valued at more than $25,000, including an Elite membership in the BlackBerry Alliance Program, an App Promo package, BlackBerry smartphones, and a three-week run as a featured application in the BlackBerry App World storefront. Release