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BlackBerry Maker To Focus On Corporate Customers

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BlackBerry Maker To Focus On Corporate Customers

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BlackBerry Maker To Focus On Corporate Customers

BlackBerry Maker To Focus On Corporate Customers

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The decision by Research in Motion follows its failure to break into consumer markets dominated by iPhones and androids. Last quarter, the company lost $125 million. Analysts say BlackBerry's main problem is its trouble running third-party applications.

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Research in Motion, the maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, says it's turning its focus back to corporate customers. This follows its failure to break into consumer markets dominated by iPhones and androids. Last quarter, the company lost $125 million. Analysts say BlackBerry's main problem is its trouble running third-party applications.

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