BlackBerry and Telus partner with Ottawa-based accelerator for new IoT-focused program

Ottawa-based software as a service (SaaS) accelerator program L-Spark Corp. is launching a new Secure IoT Accelerator program, working with Telus Corp, BlackBerry Ltd. and Solace, the group announced on Wednesday. The program

Published on: March 27th, 2019 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry CEO John Chen says business world ‘demanding’ secure IoT

Major business opportunities are on the horizon for organizations interested in securing the internet of things for customers, and BlackBerry Ltd. is actively looking to benefit from the boom. While he’s unsure how much

Published on: January 16th, 2019 Alex Coop

BlackBerry QNX digital cockpit platform unveiled – All Hands on Tech at CES 2019

Installed in a 2019 Karma Revero concept car at BlackBerry’s booth at CES 2019, the digital cockpit was fully loaded with everything from a multi-functional rearview mirror to voice-activated temperature control powered by

Published on: January 9th, 2019 Alex Coop

BlackBerry introduces QNX platform for digital cockpits

LAS VEGAS - BlackBerry Ltd. says it’s built the world’s first safety-certified digital cockpit that enables secure Android apps in the car. The Waterloo, On.-based company yesterday announced the QNX platform for digital cockpits

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

B2B at CES 2019: What to look for at the world’s biggest business event for consumer electronics

Once upon a time, CES was an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show, but don't let the Consumer Technology Association catch you calling it that today. It's just CES 2019, thank you very much.

Published on: January 4th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Top 5 business smartphones of 2018 – All Hands on Tech

After reviewing the new smartphone releases all year long, IT World Canada journalists Tom Li and Brian Jackson discuss where they rank the smartphones that provide the best business user experience. Included on

Published on: December 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: BlackBerry Key2

We're counting down the top smartphone of 2018 as we close out 2018. Come back every day of the week of Dec. 17-21 to see where the year's best devices rank and let

Published on: December 17th, 2018 Tom Li

BlackBerry announces new Security Credential Management System for smart cities

BlackBerry has announced a new Security Credential Management System (SCMS) to secure vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication. Developed as a turnkey certificate-based authentication system, the BlackBerry SCMS is a hosted Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) that

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Tom Li

BlackBerry Key 2 LE now available in Canada

TCL Communications announced today that the BlackBerry Key 2 LE is now available to Canadians through select retailers and carriers. The dual-SIM 64GB model is purchasable immediately from Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Blue Shop

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

BlackBerry partners with L-Spark, launches new accelerator programs for SMEs

BlackBerry Limited has partnered with L-Spark, Canada’s largest software-as-a-service accelerator, to help small to medium-sized technology businesses grow to bring new products to the market by using BlackBerry’s QNX technology. A Sept. 20

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

BlackBerry Key2 gets a new look at IFA with ‘LE’ model

BlackBerry Mobile licensing partner TCL Communication revealed a new version of its BlackBerry Key2 smartphone that's more colourful and less expensive, but with some performance sacrifices. Dubbed the BlackBerry Key2 LE, the just-announced device

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech – BlackBerry Key2

We take a closer look at the BlackBerry Key2, the company's latest smartphone and a sequel to the keyboard-focused Key One that we rated as one of last year's top five smartphones. Like

Published on: September 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

I will never understand how you heathens survive without physical keyboards

I’d like to think my time with ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC, which comes to a close on Sept. 7, has made me a more tech-savvy person. For example, I now know that “cloud” refers

Published on: August 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood