Switching gears, Canada's BlackBerry opens autonomous vehicle hub - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News

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By Thomson Reuters, CBC News Ottawa, December 19, 2016

BlackBerry's track record for mobile security and leadership in automotive software makes moving into autonomous driving research a natural fit, the company's chief executive John Chen said Monday at the opening of a new research centre in Kanata, Ont.

"Autonomous vehicles require software that is extremely sophisticated and highly secure," Chen said.