TODAY | September 24, 2013
>>> meanwhile, blackberry announced on monday plans to go private selling itself for $4.7 billion, a far cry from the 77 billion it was valued at about five years ago. that development comes just days after the smartphone pioneer cut 40% of it's work force . carson daly is back from his triumph at the emmy's.
>> good morning. how are you? i'm doing good, thanks. there was a time if you remember, 1999 the blackberry came out. the first device to sync with corporate e-mail. the iphone comes out in '07 and blackberry 's rapid decline begins. this is a snapshot of the last four months alone. it gives you a visual. their market share cut in half from may to september. we asked you do you still use blackberry and if so, why. two main reasons people still use blackberry . let me pull up a couple of them. i still use the blackberry . it's all about the keyboard. don says i use blackberry for the push e-mail which keeps work flowing and jobs coming in faster. still a great connection between the blackberry and corporate america and everybody loves the keyboard. that q 10 never quite worked. it gave you the option of the touch screen and it wasn't the salvation blackberry needed it to be.
>> holding on. holding on as much as she can.
>> double device. i'm switzerland. i'm neutral officially.
>> carson, thank you. coming up at 7:32, it was a