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BlackBerry to eliminate 40 percent of workforce before year's end

By Shawn Knight
Sep 18, 2013
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  1. Less than 24 hours removed from BlackBerry’s latest smartphone announcement, we’re now hearing reports that the Canadian handset maker is preparing to eliminate up to 40 percent of its workforce by the end of the year. The layoffs will affect...

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,945   +381

    Switching to android, IMO, then working on their BBM apps and more other apps would have saved them.
    Im sure alot of people disagree though.
     
  3. Moxiy

    Moxiy TS Rookie Posts: 34

    I see the begin of the fall of blackberry. that is if it hadnt alredy began...

    at this point it would take a miracle for them to get back up.
     
  4. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,078   +76

    It would be very difficult, if not impossible, to pull BB out of the nosedive they're in. It's such a shame.
     
  5. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Maniac Posts: 903   +52

    When my brother in law tells be he's out of a job, then I'd say they're finished (he works security at blackberry).
     
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  6. t3chn0vamp

    t3chn0vamp TS Booster Posts: 147   +19

    Exactly... xD
     


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