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  • BlackBerry Has Found The Floor With Venice [View article]
    @sfinvestor

    "A keyboard probably screws up the OS as the entire development world builds things that are meant to be controlled in glass. "

    The virtual or physical keyboard does not affect application development. The slider would have both keyboards. They have already developed the code in the OS to handle both keyboards and to let the developer check to see if the device has a keyboard or not.
    Jul 6, 2015. 01:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Has Found The Floor With Venice [View article]
    @ATI nsider

    If it is anything, it is a dual boot, not a Android or nothing.

    But, this is all still rumors.
    Jul 6, 2015. 12:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: A Look At Software Revenue Results And Changes [View article]
    @bob

    What happens if he can do what he says?
    What happens when they do become operation profitable on less than 10 million devices?
    Jul 2, 2015. 02:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: A Look At Software Revenue Results And Changes [View article]
    @gwynfryn

    The Hindenburg.
    "Oh the humanity!"

    Never heard it?
    Jul 2, 2015. 11:47 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: A Look At Software Revenue Results And Changes [View article]
    @Bob
    "This constantly moving the bar lower and lower"

    I'm sorry, but maybe you don't understand that the term you are using is mostly used a negative term. By lowering the number of devices needed to be sold to be profitable, they are providing a positive outcome.

    You see, if it takes 'x' devices to become profitable, then the devices you sell above 'x' are more profitable than devices sold below 'x'.

    Let's say that you sold 10 million devices.
    If 'x' is 10 million, then you just broke even.
    But, if you changed 'x' to 8 or 7 or 6 million, then you have a larger profit of the remaining 2, 3 or 4 million devices.
    YOUR PROFIT IS LARGER
    Larger is a positive, when it comes to sales.

    So, if Chen says that they are trying to make profitability at 6 million devices, that is a positive "lowering the bar". Now, if Chen had said he needs 11 million devices to be come profitable, that is a negative "lowering the bar". Because, then he wouldn't be getting spending costs under control or he has reached rock bottom of lowering costs. By saying that he needs to sell less phones to make a profit, he is seeing that sales aren't the best right now, but believes he can reduce costs in order to achieve profitability. In the long run, when sales do increase to a larger number, he would have benefited by having lower costs and getting higher profits.

    I hope this helps clarify things for you.
    Jul 2, 2015. 11:21 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: A Look At Software Revenue Results And Changes [View article]
    Ask the person with no position in BlackBerry.

    "This would essentially make the breakeven point for the hardware division approximately 5 million units, which appears to be a much more realistic goal than getting to 10 million units per year."

    Hey, Bob, what happens if BlackBerry is operational profitable at less than 10 million units?
    Jul 1, 2015. 01:55 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: What's Needed To Stabilize Revenue [View article]
    @dolco

    QNX using Hypervisor runs the other embedded OSes, be it BB10, Android or whatever on top in their own container. The calls (which would include Morvirtu) can be handled by BB10 while the apps are handled by Android.

    From the article I linked:
    "Safety-related components can run on one OS while non-safety components run on another OS, which the hypervisor hosts in a separate virtual machine. "
    Jul 1, 2015. 11:27 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: What's Needed To Stabilize Revenue [View article]
    "For example in device you have one SIM"

    Or you have a virtual SIM that gives you a sim for personal and one for business.
    Morvirtu
    http://blck.by/1uKLD2a

    "Both OSs have own part of code how to manage this HW. "

    Or you have an underlining OS (QNX) which handles the phone OSes (BB10, Android, etc...) which either is dual boot or a container where the OS runs in while handling the app.
    Hypervisor http://bit.ly/1E6PATZ
    Jul 1, 2015. 10:54 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: What's Needed To Stabilize Revenue [View article]
    2nd Quarter 1.73million phones
    3rd quarter 1.75million phones
    4th quarter 1.54million phones

    Are you saying that they don't need to sell 10 million phones to be operational profitable?
    Jul 1, 2015. 10:36 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry files to start Canadian buyback [View news story]
    Larry was interested in BlackBerry years ago.
    Seems like everyone is trying to bring up old news as new news.
    Jul 1, 2015. 09:52 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Can Chen Make Hardware Profitable? [View article]
    "In September of last year BlackBerry released the Passport device. This high-end flagship phone was manufactured by Wistron, another Taiwanese company."

    With a plant in Mexico?
    Jun 29, 2015. 03:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry files to start Canadian buyback [View news story]
    "Let me ask you a much more realistic question: What do you think happens
    to the share price when they announce they are closing their handset division? "
    @bob, they don't, so your point is moot and more fantasy filled hope and dream stuff.

    Why can't you answer my question first. What's so hard about it that you can't answer it?
    Jun 25, 2015. 12:05 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry files to start Canadian buyback [View news story]
    @Bob, what happens if they start making a operating profit on hardware at a lower number than 10 million? Why is that bad?
    Jun 25, 2015. 10:51 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry slides following cautious RBC, Morgan Stanley notes [View news story]
    Do you have more facts that let you know what he said was dishonets and misleading, yet not illegal?

    Most of the questions seemed a little stale or poorly worded and a waste of time.

    As for him not being able to say what is or what is not a rumor, while it is annoying, it does seem to be the legal way to say things.
    Jun 25, 2015. 10:50 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry slides following cautious RBC, Morgan Stanley notes [View news story]
    Have you contacted the SEC about this?
    Jun 24, 2015. 03:58 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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