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  • The BlackBerry Android Phone Can Sell In The Millions If It's Priced Competitively [View article]
    WallLizard,

    When you set up a Windows 10 tablet you can say no to everything it would like to follow you. Looks like Microsoft is being very careful not to go down the line Google took and that to is allowing more privacy for it's users.

    I believe both have realised that Europe does have claws.
    Aug 26, 2015. 01:36 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Venice Launch Will Be A Positive Catalyst [View article]
    bwsf,

    Have you looked at the sales figures of Blackphone and/or Silent Circle phones? I tried but the only thing I can find goes back to last October http://bit.ly/1K2BCYd when they didn't quote any figures. Still no sales figures.

    Only thing the article implies is they are the same phone and anything above 10 in sales could be described as good compared to none.
    Aug 26, 2015. 12:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Class Action Lawsuit Resulting From The 'Jeep Hack' Could Negatively Impact QNX Sales [View article]
    KIA,

    In this case it did need to be scrutinised. A backdoor left unlocked has always been the most feared vulnerability.
    Aug 20, 2015. 11:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Class Action Lawsuit Resulting From The 'Jeep Hack' Could Negatively Impact QNX Sales [View article]
    KIA,

    "I am asking whether better app security would have prevented the hack or at least made it more difficult, and Mr. Miller confirm that it may well have."

    That's only possible if you have control over the apps that are added and allow them to be scrutinised. If BlackBerry was allowed this they might have spotted the flaw in the system.
    Aug 18, 2015. 04:19 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: More Fat Trimming Is Needed [View article]
    iRIM,

    Can I take a shot at "please gives us some examples (nothing elaborate) of slick marketing that would help the Passport sell"?

    "BlackBerry": a synonym for "SeCurity"
    Travel advice: Make sure your passport is secure and rely on the BlackBerry Passport for security.
    Aug 18, 2015. 04:05 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Class Action Lawsuit Resulting From The 'Jeep Hack' Could Negatively Impact QNX Sales [View article]
    RJ,

    There are also a lot of vehicles that pre date any system at all. I don't think there were many vehicles more than five years old that had anything more than a dashboard mounted entertainment system (radio or CD/tape player) in the way of electronic communication.
    Aug 17, 2015. 09:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry's Partnership With PayPal Makes BBM The Best Digital Wallet [View article]
    Bob,

    I didn't say you said it but if that is the way you interpreted it I apologise. I only said they see the market differently to you. I don't think they would build the keyboard for the "few people want a physical keyboard".
    Aug 16, 2015. 08:55 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Class Action Lawsuit Resulting From The 'Jeep Hack' Could Negatively Impact QNX Sales [View article]
    John,

    "if it is qnx that is attached to my pedals, they're part of the problem, as far as I'm concerned." or it could be the soles of the shoes that you wear that touch the pedals that are controlled by yourself that could be blamed fo back ending the car in front.
    Aug 16, 2015. 08:40 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Class Action Lawsuit Resulting From The 'Jeep Hack' Could Negatively Impact QNX Sales [View article]
    KIA,

    Please explain "Auto companies revisiting the overall architecture of these in-dash infotainment systems will give Microsoft, Google, Apple, et al. a new and fresh opportunity to take market share away from BlackBerry."

    BlackBerry doesn't supply infotainment systems as far as I know so what part market share will it be possible to take away?
    Aug 16, 2015. 08:31 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry's Partnership With PayPal Makes BBM The Best Digital Wallet [View article]
    Bob,

    If nobody wants a keyboard why would Samsung invest in building one that nobody will buy. They seem to see the market somewhat differently to you. Seagate saw it differently and Apple certainly didn't try to block that one either.
    Aug 16, 2015. 07:56 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Class Action Lawsuit Resulting From The 'Jeep Hack' Could Negatively Impact QNX Sales [View article]
    KIA,

    Is it the electricity supplier's responsibility to supply insulated boots to make sure you don't get electrocuted when a cable in your home falls into a puddle of water on your kitchen floor which you are standing in?

    Is your gas supplier responsible for the food your personal chef cooks for you?

    Is the phone company responsible for the obscene calls you receive?

    Is a minister responsible for marriages he has performed going wrong?
    Aug 10, 2015. 06:22 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Trader Talk [View article]
    Pierre,

    I think I understand what you are referring to. BlackBerry has the cash on hand to cover any outstanding bills. Nortel had the assets but not available cash. Some years ago in my youth a company I worked for was going to go into receivership due to Ford's only paying it's bills once a year (March). I advised my boss to tell Ford that he would take them to court and apply for bankruptcy proceedings to be started if they didn't pay within seven days. Once proceedings would have been started then all the other creditors would have been drawn in. Ford could not have found cash to cover all so would have had to borrow or go under. They paid up in full in cash within the seven days.
    Jul 21, 2015. 03:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Getting Cozy With Cisco? [View article]
    KIA,

    Incidentally: Why do I need to understand the complexities? I don't work for BlackBerry but I trust them to keep what I want kept private, private.
    Jul 20, 2015. 03:39 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Getting Cozy With Cisco? [View article]
    bwsf,

    Thing is that BlackBerry does understand the complexities. It's you that doesn't understand that BlackBerry doesn't just understand but does something about it.
    Jul 19, 2015. 07:39 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Trader Talk [View article]
    Bob,

    Does that include those that speak on your behalf? bwsf followed up your comment about the Seacrest Keyboard with "Why did BBRY sue to stop the physical keyboard that went on top of smartphone touchpads from market?"

    "Because they want money, any amount, from any source they can get it."

    Please ask him not to speak on your behalf.
    Jul 19, 2015. 04:11 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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