BlackBerry CEO John Chen shows off the company's Passport handset in this undated photo.

Published: July 24th, 2018


BlackBerry’s bringing in more software and services revenue than ever, but still losing money

BlackBerry Ltd. is still technically losing money, but bringing in more revenue than ever from software and services - and more importantly, its customers are sticking around. In its latest quarterly results, released

Published on: June 22nd, 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

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 COO on the company’s dive into the automotive industry

TORONTO - You might not know it, but chances are there is some sort of BlackBerry software in your vehicle. Beard, who held executive positions at Oracle Corp., SAP division Sybase, and cloud call centre firm

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

BlackBerry gets into the self-driving seat with new Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre

BlackBerry QNX is going all in on self-driving cars by opening a new Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre (AVIC) in Ottawa. Housed inside BlackBerry QNX headquarters, the AVIC will bring the company's partners together in

Published on: December 19th, 2016 Alex Radu

BlackBerry inks deal with Ford to develop in-car software

Waterloo, Ont.-based based BlackBerry will be working directly with Ford Motor Company to provide its QNX software and expand its use across Ford's future vehicles, the company announced on Monday. Ford is no

Published on: October 31st, 2016 Brian Jackson

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

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Candice So

A roundup of BlackBerry news at Mobile World Congress 2014

With the slew of headlines coming out of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, this week, there’s a lot to get a handle on. But fear not – for your dose of BlackBerry

Published on: February 25th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry not just about handsets, says chairwoman

If Barbara Stymiest, chairwoman of BlackBerry Ltd., could tell people one thing,  it would be that BlackBerry is not just a handset maker - it's also about the full user experience, she says.

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Candice So

First look at BlackBerry 10 alpha

Research in Motion still has a long way to go before launching its first BlackBerry 10 smartphones, but the company is hoping to tide fans over with a sneak peak at the operating

Published on: May 1st, 2012 JR Raphael

QNX: Software that’s literally under the hood

Many Canadians only heard of small, Ottawa-based QNX Software Systems for the first time when it was acquired by Research in Motion (RIM). It would be an important part of the struggling mobile

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Alleged PlayBook hack leading RIM to fork in the road?

by Nestor E. Arellano As if the ignominy of having to slash the price of its first tablet device where not enough, Research In Motion it appears now has to investigate reports that

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Is BBX just a pipe dream?

RIM announced BBX to the world at a developers conference this week. BBX will be the new flagship OS for RIM, merging the BlackBerry 7 smartphone OS with the QNX OS that powers

Published on: October 20th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Research in Motion unveils BBX OS, woos open source community

The BlackBerry DevCon conference kicked off in San Francisco on Tuesday with Research In Motion (RIM) Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis unveiling a brand new operating system for tablets and phones: BBX OS. The BBX

Published on: October 18th, 2011 Ginny Mies