Last week, Waterloo-based BlackBerry announced that it has acquired Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion. This acquisition makes BlackBerry – once known primarily for building the world’s most secure smartphones – one of the world’s largest cybersecurity firms.
This subsidiary is a leader in the area of embedded security, with a focus on secure connected vehicles, smart cities and Internet-of-Things (IoT) security. Today, their Waterloo location is the company’s technical headquarters for...
There was tons of exciting news in Waterloo over the last month. That made choosing just 10 stories a challenge, but we did it anyway.
Here are 10 great business and investment stories:
Waterloo has become an epicentre for automotive technology. Our recent survey found that Waterloo now boasts 80+ autotech businesses, from global OEMs and suppliers to tech startups using artificial intelligence and nanotechnology to create new automotive products, and 20+ research and commercialization hubs.