BlackBerrys withering on the corporate vine
Back in 2010 - heck, even last year - news that a major global corporation had ditched BlackBerry as its chief communication gadget would have come as a shock to the system. Instead, that an employer with some 4,500 BlackBerry-toting workers will soon be using iPhone is just the latest in a monumental business shift away from the RIM device.
In fact, according to a recent survey, more than 90 per cent of Fortune 500 companies are now testing or deploying iPhones and iPads among their workforces. Who is the above company that's abandoning BlackBerry, and what other businesses are leaving RIM's ubiquitous handheld not just for Apple but also smartphones powered by Android and Windows? Click through to find the companies and organizations today that are ditching BlackBerry.
National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey travels back to Svanetia, a remote region of Georgia, to revisit the people and the place that inspired his... More National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey travels back to Svanetia, a remote region of Georgia, to revisit the people and the place that inspired his future career. Re-reading journals full of recipes, songs, and vocabulary he learned on his first visit, Huey talks about the family that took him in when he first arrived. “The whole family still sings in the kitchen. There are just some of those things that never change, and I found a lot of those again.” Huey discovers many similar scenes on his return, such as traditional Svan singers and dancers, in a place few have witnessed.
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