Hashtag Trending, June 29, 2021- Canadian Hate Speech Laws; Blackberry’s Meme-Stock Status; A.I. Playing Employment Matchmaker

The Canadian Government is looking at introducing hefty fines for online hate speech, Blackberry’s CEO takes a stand on the stock’s Wall Street Bets relationship, and A.I is becoming increasingly prevalent in the

Published on: June 29th, 2021 Alex Coop

BlackBerry QNX now in 175 million cars

BlackBerry says its QNX suite is now in 175 million cars, up from the 150 million it announced at CES this year. The BlackBerry QNX for automotive is a suite of embedded software

Published on: June 25th, 2020 Tom Li

BlackBerry says its bringing order to the chaos with the launch of BlackBerry Spark Suites

BlackBerry today announced the global availability of BlackBerry Spark Suites, a new solution with a range of options tailored to meet the security and endpoint management requirements of a wide range of organizations with

Published on: May 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

BlackBerry releases updates to SecuSUITE for Government and AtHoc Crisis Communication

Today, BlackBerry announced updates to its SecuSUITE for Government and AtHoc Crisis Communication solutions. Related: https://www.itworldcanada.com/article/blackberry-secusuite-for-government-now-meets-u-s-standard-for-voice-encryption/394989 “We have a long history of supporting the public sector with secure and innovative solutions. BlackBerry is

Published on: March 4th, 2020 Buckley Smith

BlackBerry report says data losses increasing due to cloud misconfiguration

Threat actors made "notable achievements" in 2019, according to a new report analyzing trends in cybercrime. "Their focus on improving encryption routines and concealing malicious payloads through steganography [concealing malware within files or

Published on: February 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry launches Digital Workplace

BlackBerry has announced the launch of Digital Workplace, a software solution that allows users to access their corporate tools - both on-premise and in the cloud - with threat detection capabilities powered by

Published on: February 7th, 2020 Buckley Smith

TCL Communication to discontinue sales of BlackBerry devices

TCL Communication would no longer be selling BlackBerry-branded mobile devices. BlackBerry’s brand licensing agreement with TCL Communication is due to end on Aug. 31, 2020, and the TCL has no further rights to

Published on: February 3rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

eSentire opens new global HQ in Waterloo

Waterloo’s Factory Square used to be associated with uncertainty and disappointment after BlackBerry Ltd.’s downturn more than seven years ago, but now it’s home to eSentire Inc.’s new global headquarters, representing a passing

Published on: June 19th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – China’s Mars simulator; Microsoft won’t sell AI to cops; Blackberry Messenger dead

China builds a Mars simulator to emulate life on the Red Planet; Microsoft refused to sell facial recognition technology to law enforcement agencies; Blackberry Messenger has finally met its end Our first story

Published on: April 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

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