Nokia and Export Development Canada (EDC) have expanded their global partnership aimed at investments in 5G and the next generation network infrastructure for global deployment.
BlackBerry shareholders have voted to keep Fairfax Financial's Prem Watsa as the company's lead director at its annual meeting. That vote was against the advice from both proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis and investor Dorsey Gardner, who opposed the move.
Shareholder advisory company Glass Lewis has urged BlackBerry investors to vote against Prem Watsa as lead director, arguing that he should be held accountable for an executive compensation plan that isn’t in shareholders’ interests. Glass Lewis recommended investors withhold support for Prem Watsa who chairs BlackBerry’s compensation committee.
One of Canada’s leading internet advocates has submitted comments into the government’s consultation on the role of online intermediaries in combatting copyright infringement. In its submission, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) outlined a set of principles that would help policy-makers design a framework to ensure that internet service provider-level (ISP) website blocking would only be used as a measure of absolute last resort.
The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled to uphold Canada’s first-ever website blocking framework in the case of TekSavvy Solutions v. Bell Media Inc. et al. In 2019, a lower court granted a request by three television distributors affiliated with major telcos to order internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to online streaming services doing business as “GoldTV,” including sites associated with GoldTV.ca. In late March, the Federal Court of Appeal heard oral arguments in the case, including CIRA’s, and today affirmed the lower court’s decision.
BlackBerry and the University of Waterloo are to launch a new, five-year, “multi-million dollar” innovation program designed to drive research-powered innovation in Canada. The two organizations will work together in a unique program designed to fast-track the development of research and technology into market-ready products.
BlackBerry and Carleton University have agreed a $21-million USD, five year strategic partnership agreement that will provide software engineers and researchers access to BlackBerry QNX technology for use in a wide range of industries
BlackBerry and IBM are partnering to bring BlackBerry's BlackBerry Spark platform to organizations across Canada. IBM will resell BlackBerry's endpoint management, endpoint security and critical event management software, to enterprises and governments nationwide.
Huawei said it has reached an agreement with HSBC in Hong Kong to obtain documents that its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou hopes will help prevent her extradition to the US.
Shared Services Canada (SSC) has selected BlackBerry for their secure productivity and secure communications needs. The Government of Canada also relies on BlackBerry for critical event management. and is recognised by the Government as a benchmark for trusted technology,
Samsung has been appointed as the sole vendor to supply SaskTel with its 4G/5G Radio Access Network (RAN) and Core. Samsung will supply all hardware, software and associated expertise to ensure the successful deployment of an end-to-end 5G solution.
It seems like some time ago that OnwardMobility announced that they would be releasing a BlackBerry-branded device some time in 20201. While we have had news of staff being hired, news of the impending phone has been zero.