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  • BlackBerry: Let's Not Celebrate Just Yet [View article]
    Champagne for Q4 possible, beer for now.
    Dec 23, 2014. 03:47 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: A Buy Despite Some Uncertainty In FY 2016 [View article]
    This stock has been speculative for a while and recently truly shrugged the off the stench of death constantly painted on it. It still is speculative but looking more promising thus the anti is going up to get into the game of "Patient out of ER", "Patient out of intensive care", "Patient unexpected is getting motion back faster than we thought", and finally here where the patient is a little a head of schedule and responding well to therapy.

    There's no running yet, no full motion but there is more promise that this patient will definitely walk again with the wild card shifting to how much of it's former self can this patient be?
    Dec 23, 2014. 11:22 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Let's Not Celebrate Just Yet [View article]
    Well balanced bearish perspective. I think we can crack a beer on the earnings and the author is right that really until tracking is visible champagne might have to wait until next quarter. However I do have some time on ice with some confidence in Chen delivering the value we longs see.
    Dec 23, 2014. 07:45 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: How Many Passport Smartphones Has BlackBerry Actually Sold? [View article]
    @Eric Dee,

    Those that road it up, survived the it's gonna hit 1k, I can honestly say I tip my hat to you, I just don't think it's sustainable but I do tip my hat to the position. I especially admire those that stuck with them in their raking over the coals from Wall Street and Microsoft bailout. Those who saw the potential bought when no one would touch it with a ten foot pole. Bashed and rocked around but here we are today.

    I believe that John Chen's vision is one I completely agree with, positioning BB to where growth is coming in the future and the execution and products is excellent to become a big part of it. Chen is no Job's, not yet, maybe never however this is the beginning of a new phase in mobile and right now he has positioned this company to capitalize on that growth.
    Dec 22, 2014. 06:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Posts Surprise Profit, Weak Revenues Remain A Concern [View article]
    It's a tie and Q4 will have a clear indication of the Classic BES12 launch as it's Passport to enter IoT with Goodies in CES and a clarity of the Road Map for 2015. I would say BB has turned the corner with the products that it needs to succeed and off to the next extra innings Q4 with Chen's first year strategy executed rather impressively.
    Dec 22, 2014. 06:32 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Q3'15 Review: Cryin' The Blues [View article]
    @David,

    An awareness of products and strategy would have helped this author come to the conclusion his thesis didn't even hit the target. But the ensuing entertainment value is "Classic", you know, never goes out of style, not to be confused with fads like the iFad.
    Dec 22, 2014. 05:34 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Q3'15 Review: Cryin' The Blues [View article]
    Mobiletron and Apple to BlackBerry Ocean investments, Aviva after iOS and mobletron hacked and there's more and lots more to come.
    Dec 22, 2014. 03:35 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is BlackBerry On The Cusp Of A Turnaround? [View article]
    BB,

    What do the tea leaves say for Wave 3?
    Dec 22, 2014. 02:35 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is BlackBerry On The Cusp Of A Turnaround? [View article]
    @BB,

    Yup but the market is stupid right? That's what the shorts will say, even though if it was reversed they'd be all see the market is right.

    Long John Chen! and his knights of the round table.
    Dec 22, 2014. 01:44 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: How Many Passport Smartphones Has BlackBerry Actually Sold? [View article]
    Enjoying the Classic right now Eric Dee, up 5% and got my new Classic on Friday morning. Dad loves it so far. One of my boys would like to upgrade his Q10 to a classic after seeing Grampas. So that's a 19 year old college student and a Retired 72 year old Fire Captain who love the Classic.

    Once a real social butterfly teen get's their hands on one who knows? When you can work it ten times faster than the others with iOS their news is old news.
    Dec 22, 2014. 12:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is BlackBerry On The Cusp Of A Turnaround? [View article]
    @kia,
    But they forgot the tool bar trying to rush the q10 out. I was using my Dad's classic and it's really efficient when using having the trackpad and tool bar. So much less movement. I prefer the passport but the classic would not be a disappointment. Seems like it's a phone and communications device first but you could crush some candy on or break some bricks for some mindless fun.
    Dec 21, 2014. 11:05 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Finally Takes E-Commerce Seriously, Hardware Looking Bullish [View article]
    The Street just wrote a piece on tomorrow saying GS is more positive, they can make money with out affecting Apple blah blah kind like real journalism, weird, like very objective and no bashing sell rating under it. Somethings different in the air, so very different than last year. 1 cent beat :)

    http://bit.ly/1uYrWAf

    then WSJ has to put one out right after saying BB has no juice.

    Long John Chen and thanks for the Passport, next release can you have all the colours available please.
    Dec 18, 2014. 11:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Blackphone Takes Aim At BlackBerry [View article]
    @David,

    BlackPhone is facing tons of competition without BB pedigree or market share and end to end best MDM ecosystem, they should run away according to your logic.
    Dec 18, 2014. 04:19 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on BlackBerry: New enterprise bundles launched [View news story]
    @siber,

    Nothings is ever for sure but their previous exploits proved fruitless so I really think it's more smoke and mirrors but like you said IBM is slick willy for sure.
    Dec 18, 2014. 04:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Blackphone Takes Aim At BlackBerry [View article]
    @gregg,

    "The Blackphone can claim REAL security!"

    Ya, in an alternate universe. If they are so awesome why didn't Apple or someone make a play for it? Instead BB, which some analysts at the time said Chen outflanked Apple with his SecureSmart and dual sim purchases.
    Dec 18, 2014. 03:00 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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