BlackBerry is opening a development studio in Vancouver, just as it re-brands and launches a smartphone that could revolutionize the mobile market. The Kitchener, Ont.-based company is opening a centre at Wavefront, a non-profit facility that hosts a community of mobile startups. BlackBerry, which until Wednesday was known as Research in Motion, chose Vancouver “because it makes sense … Continued

Posted by: Gillian Shaw January 29, 2013 Tomorrow morning’s launch will be cause for celebration in Vancouver, where Research in Motion is opening a developers’ centre — one of only three in North America. The new centre is located at Wavefront, the Vancouver-headquartered Canadian Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research where start-ups and … Continued

Posted by John Gray on 2013-01-30 Based on the success of last year’s sold-out inaugural Wireless Summits event, Wavefront bringing it back. This second annual Summits Week is focused on addressing industry-specific challenges with mobile and wireless technologies, including machine-to-machine, Bring Your Own Device, big data, and enterprise mobility applications. In so many ways, M2M technologies are changing the … Continued

By Andrea Russett @ MaRS January 25, 2013 Working on a new app? Want to test it on Windows 8 devices for free? Starting next week, entrepreneurs working in the ICE (information technology, communications and entertainment) sector will be able to make full use of a Windows Store App Lab (WSAL) set up in the MaRS … Continued

Rogers to deliver cloud-based data analytics solution to business customers this year New Wireless Innovation Centre in Toronto contributes to accelerating innovation and adoption of connected wireless technology in Canada TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications announced today that it expects to power over one million Machine-to-Machine connections and that it will bring … Continued

Service offering eliminates technical and financial barriers to solving a $202 billion problem.  January 22, 2013—Vancouver, B.C.—Awesense , a leader in technologies for reducing grid power losses, is pleased to announce a new service offering based on its SenseNET solution that will help utilities curb power losses and recover lost revenue due to theft, transformer … Continued

New Facility Designed to Lower Costs and Increase Availability of LTE Development and Testing in Canada January 22, 2013, OTTAWA, ON – Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, and Anritsu Electronics Ltd., a leader in wireless test solutions, announce they have formed a partnership expected to lower the costs and increase … Continued

Samsung Venture Investment Corp. (005930) bought a stake in Canadian security software maker Fixmo Inc. to extend the Asian company’s growth with business and government clients traditionally served by Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) Samsung Ventures, which invests on behalf of Suwon, South Korea-based smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co. and other parts of the Samsung … Continued

        Hosted by Wavefront in Vancouver, Canada, this unique three-day series of Wireless Summits brings together global enterprise industry leaders, wireless and M2M solution providers, and mobile operators. Early bird pricing is available for registrants until Friday, January 11, 2013. For more information please visit the summits website at www.wavefrontsummits.com.   M2M … Continued