Blackberry phones took another step toward the consumer electronics dust bin. The company says that it will stop making the devices that used to be a status symbol for the Hollywood elite, electing instead to outsource manufacturing.
The new strategy will enable Blackberry to “focus all of our efforts on where we can deliver differentiation in software and security” which is “aligned
BlackBerry Ltd. said it would outsource the making of handsets and instead focus on developing secure software and services.
The struggling company will cease the internal development of hardware, instead outsourcing it to partners. It will focus instead on security and software.
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 h...