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Video: BlackBerry Officially Has Stopped Making BlackBerrys

Then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane.

Then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane. // Kevin Lamarque/AP File Photo

For years, BlackBerry was the device of choice for politicians and top government officials, prized for its easy-to-use keyboard and stronger security measures. Since then, it's been outpaced and replaced by touch-screen devices like iPhones and Androids.

The company behind the infamous little phone has announced it will stop building hardware and will instead focus on producing software, possibly with a focus on security applications.

To learn more, watch the video below from CNET

By Caitlin Fairchild September 29, 2016

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