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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

Android Pay, Google Wallet, merge into single brand: Google Pay

Android Pay and Google Wallet have now merged into a single payment brand under Google Pay. Existing users of both services will be able to “speed through checkout with peace of mind,” according to

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Consumers expect smartphones to shoot VR within 5 years, don’t want AI taking over customer service

Even the world's most forward-thinking consumers are freaked out by the idea of human customer service being overtaken by machines, according to the latest Ericsson consumer trends report. Based on an online survey

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry, Baidu team up to develop driverless car software

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

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

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 Eric Emin Wood

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

Google’s eSIMs on the Pixel are just the beginning

The latest Pixel smartphone from Google is one of the first to support an embedded SIM card (eSIM), but what exactly is an eSIM, and how is it going to change the device

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

Could new helmet technology prevent concussions? – Tech in Sports Ep. 20

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including 5G connectivity at the SuperBowl and 2018 Winter Olympics, 3D printed Nike shoes for athletes, the

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hakim Optical using AR to help customers find the perfect glasses

If you're in the market for new glasses but don't have the time to visit a store and try on some frames, Hakim Optical has the perfect digital solution for you. On Monday

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Wine goes wireless: Historic vineyard field tests Bell’s new IoT network

Deep in Niagara wine country, a family business with eighteenth century roots is pilot testing some of Canada’s newest Internet of Things technology. In 1794, Nicholas Smith was awarded a plot of land

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Christine Wong

BlackBerry betting big on channel partners

NEW YORK – BlackBerry is back – this time as a software company – and it’s focusing on growing its channel strategy as a way to strengthen its cyber security solutions. Speaking during

Published on: November 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Broadcom’s offer to buy Qualcomm would be biggest tech deal ever

If the Broadcom deal to buy fellow chipmaker Qualcomm goes through, it would make it the biggest tech deal ever at $130 billion. Broadcom Ltd. confirmed this morning that it has made an

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Apple posts record quarterly revenues across services, devices, and even iPads

Apple Inc. is having a very good year. The Cupertino, Calif-based tech giant reported its largest-ever quarterly revenue on Thursday, growing by double digits in several developed markets, including Canada. Total revenue for

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Channel partner exclusive Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition revealed

Samsung has announced that it will be releasing a support- and security-enhanced, enterprise version of the Galaxy Note 8, and it will be sold exclusively through Samsung channel partners. The Galaxy Note 8

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu