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Blackberry hires Foxconn
« on: December 20, 2013, 09:11:59 AM »
Blackberry is in the news again, this time they've gone with a "if you can't beat them, join them" approach to making phones as they've announced a deal with Foxconn to manufacture their Blackberry devices in the future. Foxconn pretty much makes every other major phone makers products and thanks to the locations of their factories they are able to make them at a much lower price. I guess we will see if this move helps Blackberry rebound but at the moment the outlook for Blackberry isn't so great. ITWorld has the story.

   BlackBerry is turning to Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics, to jointly develop and produce some models of handset, the two companies said on Friday.   The deal, announced as the company reported another quarterly loss, marks a major change in strategy at BlackBerry and is the first step away from the hardware market by the struggling phone maker, which until now had developed its own devices.

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