This Dow Giant Ditches BlackBerry for Apple iPhone

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) seems unimpressed by BlackBerry’s (NASDAQ:BBRY) recent launch of its Z10 phone just over a week ago, deciding to outfit all its store managers and corporate-level employees with Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 4S instead.

AppleInsider reports the switch will compromise about 10,000 BlackBerry phones, giving their business to the iOS provider. After a solid week for BlackBerry following its highly anticipated announcement of the Z10 and Q10 phones, don’t expect this upward trend to continue…

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Home Depot, the world’s fifth-largest retailer, bringing in a profit of $947 million in its last reported quarter, is following a growing trend of big businesses shirking BlackBerry for the iPhone. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced last year it would purchase $2.1 million in iPhones for its 17,600 employees who, until October, had been using BlackBerry phones.

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