DENSO and BlackBerry Partner to Develop World’s First Integrated Automobile HMI Platform

Ready for a hint of what BlackBerry QNX will be showing off in Vegas at CES next month?

Using industry expert Denso Corp., Intels Processing power, and QNX Hypervison; the companies will introduce a new Human Machine Interface (HMI) platform to the automotive space this January, with integrations expected for 2019. Intel says it has developed a new graphics sharing technology that is optimized for this processor style, capable of running 3D animations.

What is HMI? Think of it as a unified system for the infotainment system, maintenance ...

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BlackBerry 10 To Hit EOL In 2019

Hot on the news of Priv going EOL, BlackBerry recently announced that they will be closing some ancillary services such as the BlackBerry World app store (12/31/2019), BlackBerry Travel (February 2018) and the PlayBook Video Calling Service (March 2018).

Although they plan on continuing to support both BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS devices for another two years; its finally come to a point where the most BlackBerry loyal will be forced to upgrade their handsets. According to BlackBerry, most consumers today are “trained” ...

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BlackBerry Priv Reaches EOL Status

Two years after BlackBerry announced their first Android handset, the company has announced they will no longer be providing monthly updates for the Priv. Despite getting the axe, folks with Warranty left can expect the company to meet up to their agreements. They also mentioned being able to patch any major flaws going forward, and a new trade-up program setting up in the coming months:

When we introduced our first Android device more than 24 months ago, we committed to delivering 2 years of monthly ...

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BlackBerry Motion Specs, Accessories

The BlackBerry Motion is quickly making it's way around the world, and as announced at GITEX; the BlackBerry Motion will be debuting on other select markets in New Year. There's also a Dual-SIM version hitting select Asian and EUR Markets.

The Motion isn't another slab from a slab factory. It's a totally new device from BlackBerry that packs new features and brings a first for their devices - IP67 Water/Dust Resistance Rating:

Fingerprint Sensor - BlackBerry Motion's home button doubles as a perfectly ...

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Where To Buy The BlackBerry Motion

The BlackBerry Motion has been available in Canada for almost a month now, with other countries following closely behind in releasing TCL's Newest BlackBerry handset. So we broke down all the online listings where you can buy a Motion contract-free according to your region.

A Dual-SIM version is expected to hit select markets in the near future, so be sure to check back for new articles on availability.

Don't see your region listed? Check back for updates!

If you're in Canada, here ...

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BlackBerry to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results on December 20, 2017

BlackBerry is getting set to announce their Q3 2018 Results later this month. When Q1 results were announced in June, John Chen himself commented on the progress, stating "Our financial foundation is solid," we should hopefully see another statement of confidence / progression.

PR: BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB)(TSX:BB) will report results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 at 8 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. The conference can be accessed by dialing 1-844-309-0607 or live streamed on the company's website ...

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BlackBerry Secures Indonesia's Oil and Gas Sector from Cyberthreats

BlackBerry recently announced a new partnership with PGASCOM to help to secure Saka Energi with BlackBerry software technologies.

Saka Energi, a national oil and gas company, is deploying BlackBerry UEM to increase operational efficiency and enable its management, staff, and clients to securely share information regardless of time and location. The deployment of BlackBerry UEM by Saka Energi is a result of a new channel partnership with PT PGAS Telekomunikasi Nusantara (PGASCOM), a subsidiary of PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk (PGN).

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BlackBerry Creates Cyber-Security Framework For Cars

Today, BlackBerry announced a new set of security framework that aims to safeguard connected and autonamous vehicles. The recommendations outline establishing a root of trust by ensuring every chip and electronic control unit (ECU) in the automobile can be properly authenticated and loaded with trusted software, no matter the manufacturer.

A similar root that BlackBerry devices take, coming with built-in BlackBerry-Integrity-Detection, which continuously monitors for events or configuration changes that could compromise the security of the device.

"Create a security architecture that is deeply layered in a defence in ...

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