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T-Mobile has dropped BlackBerry devices from its retail locations, but will continue to ship them by request, Reuters reports. It's among the first retailers to discontinue its BlackBerry stock in light of the company's $1 billion quarterly loss announced on Friday. Sprint is waiting to see how this all plays out, and the company's main contract manufacturer, Jabil Circuit Inc., noted that it would probably part ways soon.
BlackBerry reported that it would no longer market to consumers, who are currently distracted by their shiny new iPhones, and just focus on corporate and government customers. The switch comes with a job loss of 4,500 and a daily remembrance of the good ol' days of 2005.
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