Ford SYNC units to be replaced by BlackBerry’s QNX, Microsoft ditched

ford_sync_logo-blackberryBig win for BlackBerry as Ford has reportedly decided to ditch their in-car Ford SYNC technologies partnership with Microsoft and begin using BlackBerry’s QNX technology on future automobile units from here on out. According to a report from Bloomberg one of the main reasons for this transition is that QNX is “less expensive” than licensing Microsoft’s in-car technologies.

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Great news for BlackBerry as they are in the process of their turnaround, big name companies using their technology can only aid with the turnaround.