Cisco Adding 1700 New Jobs In Ontario Canada

Reuters is reporting that Cisco Systems Inc. plans on adding 1700 new jobs to the Ontario workforce over the next six years. Cisco is expanding its research and development division into Ontario and the provincial government has agreed to support Cisco’s expansion with a $220 million Canadian dollar infusion and a 10 year agreement. The Ontario…

Rumor: Google Play Store Coming To Blackberry Devices?

With Blackberry struggling to keep its fingers from slipping off the edge of the cliff, it seems like they are throwing out one more lifeline. Gigaom is reporting that Blackberry is working to bring the Google Play Store to its devices. The leaked images above point to this possibility. Of course this all just more…

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Phone Choices, Can’t We All Just Get Along?

We are starting this week off with an guest editorial brought to you by Shaun Aston. Shaun is a power Android smartphone user from Canada and an avid Google+ user. He is one of the people I bounce things off of from time to time and he pens a great piece below. Be sure to…

Blackberry Now Selling Unlocked Devices On Their Website

Well, not sure what they hope to gain by selling unlocked devices direct? But if you’re at all interested in a Blackberry device with no contract, now you can have that. Blackberry today announced that customers in the U.S. can purchase unlocked BlackBerry smartphones online directly from BlackBerry on ShopBlackBerry.com. The first models available for purchase…

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Blackberry 10 Receives NATO Approval

Blackberry announced that BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 and BlackBerry 10 smartphones have received NATO approval up to “Restricted” level. Having this level of approval let’s NATO countries use Blackberry phones in the office and field.

Top Brands Bringing New Apps To Blackberry, But Is It Enough?

Blackberry announced some top brands jumping in on the Blackberry 10 app market. Blackberry is pretty excited about this development but is it enough to pull the struggling mobile giant from the quicksand? Martyn Mallick, Vice President of BlackBerry World and Global Alliances at BlackBerry had the following to say about the development.

The 4.7b Dollar Blackberry Deal

Yesterday we reported on the woes of Blackberry. There was also speculation that Blackberry would be up for bid to try and save the struggling mobile company from sinking into oblivion. Today Blackberry announced a Letter of Intent led by Fairfax Financial, who already owned some of Blackberry. Below is an excerpt from the Blackberry…