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

Swiss consumer electronics maker to embed BlackBerry security into IoT products thanks to new licensing deal

BlackBerry may have stopped manufacturing hardware products like mobile phones, but it’s far from taking a step back in the technology industry. Instead, the Canadian company has set its sights on cybersecurity and

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN’s January Digital Edition

CDN has created its Top 25 Newsmakers list every year since 2001, and this year is no different. While longtime CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto is no longer at the helm, the show

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

At the CES 2018 BlackBerry booth, BlackBerry Chieff 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

Hashtag Trending – BlackBerry Jarvis, bad robots, Disney departures

BlackBerry’s CEO unveils a new product at the biggest auto show of the year. Nobody’s impressed with the robots on display at CES. And Disney’s losing some social cache. Trending on Google, BlackBerry

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry launches new cyber security product, Jarvis

Manually scanning code for issues is nearly impossible, but automakers have to make sure their software is working correctly, and with the help of BlackBerry Ltd.’s new cyber security product Jarvis, that will

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s changing its news feed again, BlackBerry CEO to deliver keynote at Detroit Auto Show

Facebook’s changing its news feed again. The Detroit Auto Show has begun – and today’s keynote is being delivered by BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Trending on – where else? – Facebook is the

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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 13th, 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

Hashtag Trending – Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit, BlackBerry teams up with Baidu, major tech acquisition predictions

Spotify may want to hold off on going public just yet, as it now faces a 1.6 billion dollar lawsuit, BlackBerry is teaming up with Chinese search engine giant, Baidu, for driverless car

Published on: January 4th, 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 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