Blackberry Outsourcing Handset Business2016-09-30 03:17 by Daniela
Tags: Blackberry, handset
Tech giant Blackberry has recently announced that it will no longer manufacture its own mobile phones. Instead, it will rely on partners to manufacture the phones, which will still have BlackBerry's look and feel.
The company is famous for making cellphones with physical keyboards. Once a market leader, it has struggled to keep pace with modern handsets produced by rivals such as Apple and Samsung. The company sold about 400,000 smartphones in its second quarter - fewer than the previous three months.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen says the company will now focus on software development, including apps and security.
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