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  • BlackBerry's $8 Target Reached, Now What? [View article]
    I hear tesla's auto operating system was hacked.... anyone know anything about this? They use linux an open system?
    Aug 6, 2015. 07:41 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    DenisIII, not ignoring them. Im buying the shift to software. Huge upside if they are successful. I am not delusional about some sort of drastic come back in handset sales. I think the shift to software combined with a phone strategy that addresses niche markets, which is what each phone does....

    Classic=for those that love keyboard and the old bbry.
    Leaf=for those that like all touch but need very long battery life.
    Passport=for those that need very high resolution and do more work with spreadsheets..

    This combined with a slowly growing app library may be enough to keep the phone business alive.

    In the meantime I trade the stock and have a small long position...
    May 11, 2015. 09:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    @ kia, the little known ROA return on awards metric...
    May 11, 2015. 09:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    hz06
    The reality is that it doesnt matter how innovative the phones are the general public never hears about it. The lack of apps, killed the Z10 and Q10 out of the gate, and the Iphone eco system is very very sticky. I have a note 4, and use it when I travel as it is unlocked and has a good battery life. I am always relieved to get back to the Z10 for typing, as android is very frustrating. I often tether my Z10 while travelling so that I can access its keyboard for email purposes.

    Not surprised that Tmobile has selected the classic, its probably thier best chance at a sale, and fills a niche. Tmobile has other touch options that sell well enough, the leaf would simply split those sales, while the classic may help them retain or gain new customers. It would also be in keeping with Legere's stance that he is responding to customer demand. (@bmorgan regardless of who called who) Fairly certain none of their customers were clamoring for the leaf.

    That having been said, I think BBRY is doing an acceptable job of filling or creating niches. The passport is unique, the classic serves key boarders, and the leap fills the all touch with heavy use Niche. Not much else that they can do.

    Blackberry isnt suddenly going to start throwing phones out the door, but bb10 phone sales are growing and a new sales channel will help in this regard.
    May 11, 2015. 09:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    4"'s more than they had before.
    May 10, 2015. 07:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    its irrelevant who called who... a deal was made.

    There would be no deal if both parties didn't have something the other party wanted.
    May 10, 2015. 08:40 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    @bobbymorgan using your logic, all i have to do is wait until september 17th of this year, and if the bbry stock price is unchanged, then it will be a buy because it will be up almost 50 percent from 3 year ago? Your numbers add nothing.
    May 9, 2015. 07:10 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    I chose those time frames to prove that their is no value your claims, simply changing time frames changes the picture.

    You spout them as proof that BBRY is a bad investment because it serves your purpose... but they are useless when analysing whether the stock is a buy or hold today. Your numbers add nothing to the conversation the same way my numbers although accurate aren't of value, the difference is that I am not throwing them around like they are.

    Your comment that the reason Tmobile made the deal is they have nothing to lose is ignorant. When you give up valuable retail space to any product you need a return on it. If they dont get a return on that space that is what they are risking.
    May 9, 2015. 06:27 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    @kia,

    Incentives are generally part of any deal... at some point what BBRY offered was attractive enough to make Tmobile want to do this deal.
    May 9, 2015. 05:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    @bobmorgan ...

    Sept 17th 2012.... BB.to traded at 6.25
    2015 .... high of 15.71...if you sold at the high... your return would be well over 50%
    Present 11.93... if you sold friday just under 50%return.

    Cheers, :)
    May 9, 2015. 04:56 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    Agree Randal James, but travel alot and dont have time to actively trade.
    May 9, 2015. 11:43 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    @bobbymorgan
    "Well Blackberry has returned -36% in the last couple years so while
    they are not dead it has been dead money for its share holders.
    It was about $16 a couple years ago so not exactly a victory at this
    point in time."

    These are the types of comments I am talking about. If you go back three years the stock is up +50%...does that suggest it should be a buy today?
    May 9, 2015. 11:38 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    @bobmorgan

    What is negative about BBRY adding a sales channel?

    Why would Tmobile take up valuable sales space on a product they didnt think they could sell.
    May 9, 2015. 11:29 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    I had the pleasure of reading some of your posts as well. Your crystal ball isnt so great either.... I wouldn't be throwing any stones...
    May 9, 2015. 11:27 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • T-Mobile/BlackBerry reunion ends year-plus spat [View news story]
    Your responses are childish because they are the same... they have no debate, simply stating information we know ... revenues down, revenues down.

    I asked you a question, you refused to answer, instead calling me a bbry cheerleader. WHy would Tmobile waste retail space if they didn't see value in bbry.

    My first comment was in November 2012 when the company was called rim.

    I bought stock at the 6.30 mark CAD. Very lucky to have bought in near bottom. I held it until it started to tank from its (at that time high of about 17 and change cad) I sold almost all of my holdings at about 14CAD on the way down. Alot of what I believed at that time was wrong, but i still made a bet and managed to get a return. I turned bearish on the stock for a long time but still participated in the forum.

    I made a similar bet around 6.50 after the stock tanked again further, which I continue to hold.

    I am fine with my choices. Simply want someone to add to the discussion instead repeating the same stance.

    What is negative about Tmobile adding blackberry? Why would Chen adding a sales channel possibly be negative or considered a desperate move?

    I get that you just want to try to drive the stock down, and have no interest in debating the stock, you are instead content to continue your blackberry is very bad chant.

    All the best
    May 9, 2015. 11:16 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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