BlackBerry: The Rise And Fall Of An Innovator


Sept. 30, 2013 - Yet Another Big Hit For BlackBerry

BlackBerry took another earnings hit on Friday as the company announced its preliminary earnings report showing close to $1 billion in losses for the quarter and announcing that it intended to lay off 4,500 employees, approximately a third of its staff.

The company went on to recall the launch of its BlackBerry Messenger app rollout for Apple and Android after it was leaked over the weekend.