After years of major layoffs, lost customers, and big financial losses, as well as ditching the smart phone business which had once been its huge success, BlackBerry is now a highly competitive software company, with significant potential once again as an ionic Canadian company, headquartered in Waterloo, Ont.
BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, right, pictured in a CNBC interview recently. This new digital world will see vast flows of data within and between all kinds of public and private organizations at a time when criminals, terrorists and state agencies are becoming increasingly sophisticated in how they disrupt systems we all depend on, writes David Crane. Screen capture image courtesy CNBC
TORONTO—Not many kilometres away from Parliament Hill, in what we call Silicon Valley North, a new industrial revolution is underway.
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