Gartner symposium asks the big questions about world’s technological future

Day one of the 2014 Gartner Symposium saw BlackBerry and Microsoft executives give hints at their company's future direction and interaction with governments in a world demanding of heightened security and privacy. Gartner's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2014 Jim Love

BlackBerry posts lower-than-expected revenue, still ‘solid quarter’

Updated on Sept. 26, 2014, 11:53am EST to reflect analyst comments and more details from BlackBerry's earnings call. BlackBerry Ltd. posted its second quarter results on Friday morning, saying it has generated $916

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2014 Candice So

The launch of the BlackBerry Passport: Video

BlackBerry Ltd. is aiming its device more towards the enterprise, rather than consumers. The question here is, with a lot of employees bringing more devices into the workplace, does BlackBerry's enterprise strategy hold

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2014 Candice So


BlackBerry launches the Passport for $200, 2-year plan with Telus

Updated on Sept. 24 at 3:38pm EST to include more details and quotes on the BlackBerry Passport. BlackBerry Ltd. unveiled its long-awaited Passport smartphone today, announcing the square-screened phone is now available in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry acquisition may put end to personal calls on company dime

For business professionals lucky enough to be given a mobile phone by their employer, often one of the unspoken benefits of having such a device is the ability to make some personal calls

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry moving onwards and upwards, internal memo says

BlackBerry has now moved out of a difficult, turmoil-ridden restructuring process, and it's back on track for growth, according to a memo that CEO John Chen sent out to the company's employees on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

Halfway through 2014, a look back at the nine Canadians to watch in tech

One of the best things about contributing for IT Business is that every year, I get the opportunity to highlight some of the people I think are going to make waves in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry unveils voice-activated personal assistant in 10.3 update

Thanks to voice-activated personal assistants from the likes of Apple Inc. and Samsung Corp. there's a lot more people walking around talking to "Siri" and "Galaxy" - but it looks like a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson


How Tangerine used IBM’s tools to build its mobile banking app

For Charaka Kithulegoda, just having a business with a mobile strategy isn’t enough. He’s found in his role at Canadian bank Tangerine, an agile plan for mobile is everything. As CIO of Tangerine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry to unveil ‘classic’ phone in November

With BlackBerry Ltd. reshuffling its strategy deck, the smartphone maker is making a move back to its roots with the BlackBerry Classic, according to CEO John Chen. In an interview with Maria Bartiromo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2014 Candice So