The lawsuit refers to Snapchat’s launch of Snap Maps, launched last summer.

Published: April 4th, 2018


BlackBerry launches new mobile security solution with Microsoft

BlackBerry Ltd. is no stranger to strategic partnerships, and its latest hopes to secure enterprises using mobile Microsoft applications. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company has teamed up with Microsoft to launch BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge,

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry extends John Chen’s contract to 2023

BlackBerry Ltd. is betting on CEO John Chen for the long run. The two announced an agreement to extend Chen’s leadership of BlackBerry through November 2023, the company announced today. BlackBerry has “tremendous”

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry sues Facebook, alleges copyright infringement of BlackBerry Messenger

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the social media giant's WhatsApp and Instagram apps had copied features and technology from BlackBerry Messenger. "Defendants

Published on: March 6th, 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

BlackBerry launches new cyber security product: Jarvis

Manually scanning code for issues is nearly impossible, but automakers still have to make sure their software is working correctly. BlackBerry Ltd.’s new cyber security product Jarvis will make that much easier. Announced

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

First look at BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze – All Hands on Tech at CES 2018

The BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze edition is the latest iteration of this well-built, productive smartphone from TCL. We learn about the reasons behind its unique design on the show floor at CES 2018, and

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Expect at least two new BlackBerry smartphones in 2018, says TCL

BlackBerry's partnership with TCL Communication is paying off, with the Chinese manufacturer announcing at the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show that it 'promises at least two new BlackBerry smartphones' in 2018. This is no

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

TCL’s BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze Edition is more than a change in colour

TCL's BlackBerry KeyOne family is growing yet again, this time with a Bronze Edition. If you've picked up the original BlackBerry KeyOne or the Black Edition, you'll be familiar with the new Bronze

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

NVIDIA to build its AI self-driving platform on BlackBerry QNX

BlackBerry QNX has scored yet another huge autonomous vehicle partnership. NVIDIA announced at CES 2018 this week that it will be using QNX's safety-certified operating system as the foundation of its AI self-driving

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

BlackBerry, Baidu team up to develop driverless car software

BlackBerry Ltd. and China’s largest search engine provider have signed a deal to develop autonomous vehicle software. Under the deal's terms, Baidu Inc. will combine its Apollo autonomous open driving platform, which gives

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Top 5 Business Smartphones of 2017 – All Hands on Tech

2017 is coming to a close and we're looking at some of the best smartphones for business users that came out this year. This time on All Hands on Tech, Alex makes his

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

BlackBerry’s software and services division continues to shine in third quarter

After achieving what BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen described as “historical highs” during the company’s second quarter, the company saw that momentum continue in its latest quarter. More importantly, the company's record software

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Alex Coop

BlackBerry Radar expands to 2,800 commercial vehicle dealers in North America

BlackBerry Ltd. is looking to increase its footprint in the fleet management market by partnering up with Pana-Pacific and distributing its BlackBerry Radar tool across more than 2,800 heavy-duty truck dealerships across North

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Alex Coop

BlackBerry handset maker TCL to sell half its smartphone business due to poor sales

Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. - the manufacturer behind the BlackBerry-branded Motion and KeyOne - recently announced plans to sell 49 per cent of its smartphone business. In an interview

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood