Episode 36

BlackBerry: Canada's Icarus of tech


May 10th, 2017

1 hr 8 mins 32 secs

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About this Episode

In honour of BlackBerry's latest phone release, the KEYone, this week we dive deep into the history of BlackBerry: when and where it started; their phone range and what they meant to the world; the current state of the company (and what its phones are up to); and finally, Marc's review of the KEYone.

Speed round:
-Ecobee will sell voice switches alongside the Ecobee 4
-Canadians aren't scared tech will take their jobs
-Disposable glider drones could make supply drops a lot safer
-A U of Toronto professor has been hired at Uber
-Harman/Kardon's smart speaker runs Cortana
-Cell phones have officially killed landlines in the US and Canada

Marc — Penarium (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Penarium.app)
Riley — Just After Sunset by Stephen King
Dan — Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

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