• BlackBerry to stop production of phones (SEE WHY)

    BlackBerry to stop production of phones (SEE WHY)

    BlackBerry announced Wednesday it would halt in-house production of smartphones, marking the end of an era for the once-dominant Canadian tech firm.

    Ontario-based BlackBerry said it had reached a deal to outsource production of its phones to an Indonesian partner, and would instead concentrate on software and services.

    Handsets with the BlackBerry name will be produced under license by PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia Tbk, a statement by the firms said.

    BlackBerry, which a decade ago was among the world’s largest smartphone makers, has […]