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Due to ‘volatile state,’ Pfizer tells staff to ditch BlackBerry for iPhone and Android

Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies with a staff of over 90,000 people. In a recent memo posted on Bloomberg,

“Pfizer told employees who use BlackBerry devices to instead get an Apple Inc. phone or one run on Google Inc.’s Android operating system. The drugmaker cited Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry’s declining market share and noted that the company attempted to sell itself.

“In response to declining sales, the company is in a volatile state,” New York-based Pfizer told employees in a memo obtained by Bloomberg News. “We recommend that BlackBerry clients use their BlackBerry devices and plan to migrate to a new device at normal contract expiration.”

This is bad news for Blackberry, but worse things are happening for the company. They recently announced they had $1 billion in unsold products and would have to cut 4,500 jobs. Blackberry is struggling in the industry of mobile technology with little hope to catch up to its competitors.

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