Surprise! BlackBerry made a profit last quarter

The long-struggling company seems to have a promising future in emerging markets like India

The BlackBerry Z10 sold out in India after just two days on the market.
(Image credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Here's something you probably thought you'd never hear again: BlackBerry just made a profit.

On Thursday, the troubled phone-maker formerly known as Research in Motion reported a surprising $98 million profit last quarter, or 22 cents a share.

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Chris Gayomali is the science and technology editor for TheWeek.com. Previously, he was a tech reporter at TIME. His work has also appeared in Men's Journal, Esquire, and The Atlantic, among other places. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.