BlackBerry Withdrawal

April 2007
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/23/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 16, p2
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the impact of the BlackBerry, a wireless handheld device, e-mail outage on April 17, 2007 to computer and cell phone users in the U.S. He states that outage became the top item on the Web site of "The Wall Street Journal" as well as in other magazines. He adds that the people in Wall Street has suffered from the incident because they are accustomed with the availability of the wired service.


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