Hashtag Trending: Unsecured data exposes top carmakers; Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries; is thinner actually better?

A bunch of data belonging to car manufacturers gets exposed, Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries, and is our pursuit for thinner machines robbing us from better performance? Welcome to a special edition

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Why TE Connectivity’s Sam Alesio thinks printed electronics have a future in component manufacturing

Tyco Electronics (TE) Connectivity might not be a household name, but the Switzerland-based company's products - connectors and sensors designed for harsh environments - are inescapable, used worldwide by the automotive, industrial, telecommunications,

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry’s chief security officer on how to secure emerging auto tech

At the CES 2018 BlackBerry booth, BlackBerry Chief Security Officer Alex Manea shared some attack methods he's seen that might be keeping auto executives gripping their wheels pretty tightly. "The biggest hacks that

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

New BlackBerry product brings virtualization to your car

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. is partnering with Kariya, Japan-based Denso Corp. in a bid to own automobile displays starting after 2019, the firms announced on Thursday. Intel Corp. also collaborated on the project,

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How Digitcom helped an auto parts firm roll out its new phone system across 12 sites

Running multiple locations is crucial for businesses in the manufacturing industry, but how do you ensure they're all working in tandem? That was the challenge facing Brampton, Ont.-based automotive parts manufacturer Matcor-Matsu Group

Published on: July 17th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Audi becomes first automotive brand to incorporate 4DX into Canadian marketing

Now you can add Audi Canada to the list of automotive companies taking a page from the tech industry. Last week the company released a 4DX-enabled version of "Pure Imagination," an ad for

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Luxury car maker Infiniti launches IoT and smart city incubator in Toronto

Move over, Ford Canada - another automotive manufacturer is wading into the tech industry's territory. The Canadian arm of Japanese luxury vehicle manufacturer Infiniti announced today the launch of Infiniti Lab, an accelerator

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Associate BlackBerry brand with security and ‘Enterprise of Things,’ not phones, COO says

Its partnership with Ford may have dominated recent headlines, but did you know BlackBerry is collaborating with 250 auto makers? Or that its software is now installed in 60 million cars? BlackBerry COO

Published on: March 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Meet TradeRev’s Mark Endras, a CEO disrupting his own industry

TORONTO - Mark Endras, the cofounder and CEO of TradeRev, a Toronto startup which has developed an automated used-car bidding platform for the automotive sector, knows a thing or two about the industry

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The driver vs. the car: Who’s really in control?

By now most people have heard about the death of Joshua D. Brown of Canton, Ohio, the driver of a Tesla Model S, while his car was in the “autopilot” mode. The newspapers

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie