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BlackBerry confirms it will end in-house hardware development, will outsource to partners instead

Ailing mobile phone giant BlackBerry has confirmed long-standing rumors that it would stop making hardware, and instead would focus on software and services. Announcing its Q2 Fiscal 2017 financials today, BlackBerry CEO John Chen hinted that it would continue to offer BlackBerry-branded devices, but would outsource the manufacturing to third-parties. “Our new Mobility Solutions strategy
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