It’s truly the end of an era, along with convicted swindler Bernie Madoff and the idea that Bing might actually serve as a legitimate alternative to Google. BlackBerry, whose once-ubiquitous smartphone had a 20% global market share in 2009, is going to outsource the development and design of its device to focus on software and services. The announcement boosted BlackBerry shares by 3% in premarket trading, reports Reuters.MB
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