The transformation of BlackBerry from mobile heavyweight into something else entirely

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Many people know BlackBerry as the company behind the iconic range of mobile devices, which were as beloved among regular consumers as they were the professionals they were built for.
However, BlackBerry hasn’t been a hardware company for more than half a decade now. Although the firm has licensed its branding to other manufacturers, it hasn’t launched a smartphone of its own since 2016.

The company also recently killed off BlackBerry OS, rendering a host of older devices unusable, and sold off a range of legacy patents relating to its phones and other technologies.