Goldman Sachs harks back to the golden days of the Blackberry

Goldman Sachs harks back to the golden days of the Blackberry

Goldman Sachs has used the 'Throw Back Thursday' hashtag on Twiter to reminisce over its long-time, now jilted, love affair with Blackberry mobiles.

The keyboard-based Blackberry was once the device du jour for Wall Street's hard-living, deal-making Masters of the Universe. It even earned its own soubriquet, Crackberry, as a play on users' extreme attachment to the shiny black brick.

The arrival of the iPhone heralded a sea-change in mobile habits, leading the world's largest banks to reluctantly part ways with their beloved Blackberries.

In a tweet, Goldman laments the demise of the Blackberry, showing a photo of cardboard boxes in its office stacked high with the obsolescent technology.

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