The real punishment, however, is having to be friends with BlackBerry now.
Also, a semi-regular reminder that BlackBerry still exists.
An acquisition and a proof of life all rolled into one!
Finally! After six grueling months of negotiations with the union representing Securities and Exchange Commission’s employees, the agency plans to issue 294 BlackBerry’s to certain staffers by the end of July. We're not sure whether the new devices will be the old-school Berry’s with the side-scroll wheel or the newfangled 3G models with web browsing, but you can be sure SEC favorites like www.ladyboyx.com will be blocked.