It is the addictive email phone that became a must-have for high flying executives. But service outages and failure to keep up with the iPhone mean the BlackBerry’s popularity is waning, and its creators have paid the price.

Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have stepped down from their roles as co-chief executives and co-chairmen of Research In Motion, the Canadian company they brought to international prominence by inventing the first successful smartphone, years before Apple appeared on the telecoms stage.

Source: The Guardian

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