A look inside BlackBerry QNX's CES 2019 booth

Jan 10, 2019

For CES 2019, BlackBerry QNX decided to have two vehicles on hand to help highlight BlackBerry QNX technology including the newly announced QNX Platform for Digital Cockpits.

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Mar. 17, 2019

The company now known as Bridgit Inc. began with what founders Mallorie Brodie and Lauren Lake call “crane hunting” – scouring London, Ont., for construction sites, looking for problems to solve. They found a few. And they’ve raised another $6.2-million to keep solving them.

Ontario construction software firm Bridgit raises $6.2-million


Mar. 12, 2019

BlackBerry's SecuSUITE for Government was built for National Security and today, BlackBerry has announced that the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency have awarded BlackBerry a contract to use the services for encrypted communications.

NATO selects BlackBerry's SecuSUITE for Government to secure its calls


Jan. 30, 2019

Peer through these custom-fitted smart glasses and you can almost see the future.



Jan. 28, 2019

Logistics technology firm Descartes Systems Group is acquiring a Toronto-based group of companies for approximately $330 million.

Descartes acquiring Toronto group of firms for $330 million


Jan. 22, 2019

Communitech is pleased to announce Bogdan Frusina, Founder and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer of Dejero, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Dejero Founder Bogdan Frusina Joins Communitech's Board of Directors


Jan. 22, 2019

A bike-sharing program is expected to arrive in Waterloo Regionfor a test run later this year. The pilot is slated to begin in thespring and end in the fall with the help of Drop Mobility, a company based in Toronto.

Region seeks public input on locations for bike-share program


Jan. 21, 2019

At the Pepcom Digital Experience taking place during CES 2019, North co-founder Aaron Grant is approached by another smart glasses vendor, who extends a pair for him to try on.

North reflects on retail lessons learned before expanding Focals locations in 2019


Mar. 13, 2019

Kitchener-based company takes on the huge challenge of creating demand for its Focals glasses

All eyes on North as Kitchener company focuses on convincing people to buy its smart glasses


Mar. 04, 2019

Data security firm expanding. Moving into old BlackBerry building due to proximity to LRT, tech hub and Waterloo university.

Cambridge cybersecurity firm eSentire raises US$47 million, plans move to Waterloo


Jan. 30, 2019

The devil of this technology-driven utopia is in the details, or, more specifically, the data

Innovation Nation: How smart cities may be too smart for their own good


Jan. 23, 2019

Communitech is pleased to announce three new keynote speakers for its second-annual True North conference, happening June 19-20, 2019 at Lot42, including web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee, Kara Swisher, Executive Editor of Recode, and Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning writer and global affairs analyst.

Tim Berners-Lee, Kara Swisher and Thomas Friedman Coming to True North 2019 in June


Jan. 22, 2019

As the threat landscape continues to grow, the fight between organisations and cybercriminals can often feel like a high-stakes cat-and-mouse game.

Why having a cyber insurance makes smart business sense


Jan. 22, 2019

Manufacturers and researchers can now test automated vehicles without a driver on public roads

Ontario allows public road testing of autonomous cars — without someone behind the wheel


Jan. 19, 2019

Five local firms are on list of companies that could become $1-billion businesses

In search of the next Canadian unicorns


Mar. 13, 2019

ZIP Dockless Inc. (ZIP) is Canada's first dockless scooter company, and has been developing dockless scooter technology in Ontario, Canada.

The Last Mile: First Canadian-Based Dockless Scooter Company Developing Technology


Mar. 04, 2019

A new quantum sensor developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) has proven it can outperform existing technologies and promises significant advancements in long-range 3D imaging and monitoring the success of cancer treatments.

New quantum sensor could improve cancer treatment


Jan. 28, 2019

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Aeryon Labs Inc., a leading developer of high-performance unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets for $200 million.

FLIR Systems Acquires Aeryon Labs for $200M


Jan. 23, 2019

Mohammadreza Rezaee and his wife Raina Olsen are entangled. They are the founders of Aurora Quantum Technologies, formerly known as Q Spice Labs — the first quantum startup in the Velocity Garage in downtown Kitchener.

Startup makes quantum leap to Waterloo Region


Jan. 22, 2019

Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek was at the Sedra Student Design Centre at the University of Waterloo to support innovation and growth within Ontario's automated vehicle industry.

Ontario Government Supports Innovation and Growth in Automated Vehicle Industry


Jan. 21, 2019

Organizations looking to benefit from the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution should be cautious about putting all their eggs in one basket, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

Measuring AI's Ability to Learn is Harder Than We Thought