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  • Delphi partners with BlackBerry QNX on its autonomous driving platform

    Delphi partners with BlackBerry QNX on its autonomous driving platform

    Delphi is planning to launch its own autonomous driving solution for car manufacturers and mobility service fleet operators in 2019, and it announced today that it will use BlackBerry QNX as the operating system for the automated drive solution. Both BlackBerry QNX and Delphi are long-time auto industry stalwarts who have been reconfiguring their businesses to focus on the opportunity… Read More

  • Ford taps BlackBerry talent to double its in-house mobile engineering team

    Ford taps BlackBerry talent to double its in-house mobile engineering team

    Ford has made 400 new engineering hires, the company announced, and will create a new Research and Engineering Centre in Ottawa (yes, it’s a ‘centre’ because it’s Canadian). The majority of the hires come from BlackBerry, where they have extensive experience working with QNX, the operating systems that powers Ford’s SYNC 3, and is used by a large number of the… Read More

  • Apple could be developing its car OS in Canada

    Apple could be developing its car OS in Canada

    More details about Apple’s software team for its not-so-secret car project are emerging. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple has hired quite a few engineers in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata. The company also opened an office there and could be developing its car operating system from there. The reason why Kanata is so hot right now is because BlackBerry’s QNX office… Read More

  • Hands-On With Ford’s Sync 3

    Hands-On With Ford’s Sync 3

    Ford was one of the first major car manufacturers to bring connected car technology to its lineup with Sync in 2007, but while the first iterations of its Sync and MyFord Touch infotainment systems were ahead of their time in the car world, they were also rather slow, clunky, and the user interface was somewhat unintuitive. Sync 3, which is now available on the 2016 Ford Escape compact SUV… Read More

  • How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT Crunch Network

    How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT

    Not long ago, after you bought a new vehicle, the manufacturer had very little contact with you for years until it was time to sell you another car. The Internet of Things is changing all that. The IoT-enabled “connected car” turns the vehicle itself into a hub for an entire ecosystem of connected services that offer consumers a wealth of benefits including enhanced safety and… Read More

  • QNX Locks Down Key Contract With Panasonic, Reminding Us That BlackBerry Still Has Some Shine For Buyers

    QNX Locks Down Key Contract With Panasonic, Reminding Us That BlackBerry Still Has Some Shine For Buyers

    QNX, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of BlackBerry, announced some news today that reminds us that parcelling the company out could be among BlackBerry’s best options as it considers a sale and other alternatives. QNX Software Systems will partner with Panasonic Automotive Systems to create infotainment for North American, European and Japanese automakers, expanding its already… Read More

  • RIM’s Stock Price Tumbles To A New Five Year Low

    RIM’s Stock Price Tumbles To A New Five Year Low

    RIM’s stock took a bit of a tumble after the release of their underwhelming Q2 earnings report last week, and it looks as though it won’t stop dropping anytime soon. Before the market closed for the day, RIM share prices continued to inch downward until it reached (at time of writing) $21.52: RIM’s lowest in five years. Read More

  • Chart: Apple's Tablet OS Share Will Shrink To 47 Percent By 2015

    Chart: Apple's Tablet OS Share Will Shrink To 47 Percent By 2015

    How long can Apple hold onto its dominance of the tablet market with the iPad? There no question that the iPad is leaps and bounds ahead of all other tablets, including the latest Android tablets running Honeycomb, in terms of market share, apps, design and overall experience. With the recently released iPad 2, it is maintaining its lead. But how long can that last? After all, Android… Read More