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  • BlackBerry: Your Game Plan For Earnings Week [View article]
    BBM joins Hootsuite

    Canadian smartphone manufacturer, BlackBerry Limited 's ( BBRY ) BBM Channels recently joined the Hootsuite social media platform. All the Hootsuite users and BBM Channel owners can freely access the app from Hootsuite App Directory.

    http://bit.ly/1srMAYN
    Sep 18 12:01 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Pay: Another Blow To BlackBerry [View article]
    The author of this article is misinformed. It would be wise to research and get informed prior to publishing. BBRY has been involved with secure financial transactions for months. AAPL is way behind Android & BBRY.

    Already in 2012 BBRY was delivering in this area:
    http://bit.ly/1sobubJ
    October 2013 article:
    http://bit.ly/1sobus3
    April 2014 article:
    http://bit.ly/1sobwQW
    June 2014 article:
    http://bit.ly/1sobus7
    Sep 17 11:24 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Analyzing The Movirtu Purchase [View article]
    It seems illogical to think this is difficult for BBRY, but easy for APPL.

    Difficult for BBRY you state:
    "Without getting into great technical detail, I'm really quite certain that device virtualization of this nature will be a non-trivial engineering challenge."

    Easy for APPL you state:
    "an entity such as Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) could easily acquire the virtual SIM capabilities to enable their own offerings."

    Your conclusion based on the above contradictory statements:
    "...there is no reason to believe that they would not be able to make it happen and possibly have it up and running sooner than BlackBerry."

    I fail to see your logic.
    Sep 17 10:32 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Recovery Not Assured But Definitely Possible [View article]
    Even more troubles for Apple: its employees are accused of "stealing" private contact information and using it to reach out to celebs! Astonishing accusation that Apple employees have access to such info!!

    http://read.bi/1t1AUxq
    Sep 3 08:13 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Suncor's Recent Pullback Creates An Investment Opportunity [View article]
    Suncor writes-down its investments by $1.5 Billion in January:

    http://bit.ly/1oy9Pnk

    Suncor writes-down its investments by $1.2 Billion in July:

    http://bit.ly/1oy9Nfc


    One president and eight (8) vice-presidents... They call that "Leadership" on their website:

    http://bit.ly/1oy9Nfe

    Fourteen (14) Directors on the Board... they call that Governance:

    http://bit.ly/1oy9Nvu


    Suncor executive office and board continue as if all is rosy... despite almost $3 Billion of write downs, nobody gets fired. Rather, large salaries, bonuses and stock options are what is called for.

    The shares are worth less today ($42) than 10 years ago in 2005. Funny all those share buy-backs have done nothing to increase the value of our shares held in our RRSP, TFSA, investment account, our CPP fund, our pension funds...
    Aug 14 04:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Suncor's Recent Pullback Creates An Investment Opportunity [View article]
    SU board and execs should be re-evaluated and possibly resign or get fired.
    Aug 10 08:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Was Apple Spooked By The BlackBerry Passport? [View article]
    Apple is fast becoming a USA-only device. The rest of the world is moving on. But the American media, distributors, sellers are fixated on the iPhone --- why? because Apple has promoted itself, brainwashed the public, and effectively shut out the competition, and... because it has "apps". Wow - that says a lot about a society, one that is become totally self-centred, pleasure seeking, recreation-based, low productivity.
    Jul 31 04:17 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry rallies after Chen talks partnership efforts [View news story]
    Apple is fearful of Chen.
    Jul 24 12:37 PM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Stabs BlackBerry In The Heart [View article]
    Must a farcical article. The underlying implication of the article is that BBRY needs time & money to establish itself in the Enterprise sector whereas Apple doesn't. In fact, the opposite is true. BBRY is already the leader in the Enterprise sector, and Apple is in the entertainment and recreational sector, with no know-how in business communications and security.
    Jul 23 03:22 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Enerplus reports increase in contingent resource estimate, drilling inventory [View news story]
    ERF remains a great buy.
    Jun 18 01:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon Appstore to be available on BlackBerry 10 phones [View news story]
    And now, all the news on BBRY is positive. The naysayers have disappeared.
    Jun 18 10:36 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Enerplus -2.7% as shares cut to Sector Perform at RBC [View news story]
    -2.7% on a RBC analyst's update that shares are in "fair territory" at current levels... Result: shares are now 2.7% below "fair territory" I suppose... The market is just too volatile when an analyst can influence markets to such an extent.
    Jun 9 05:39 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Balancing BlackBerry Part II: Flexing Muscles [View article]
    It is good to write down intangibles. Some companies like Apple pay billions for intangibles and leave it in the balance sheet. Apple could never ever find a buyer who would pay over a billion dollars for a headphone if they tried to resell it. When those companies pay billions for startups with no revenue to support the amounts paid, they should be forced to expense the purchase.
    May 14 01:35 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Ignored Junk, BlackBerry Just Piled In It [View article]
    Apple phones are not junk? Why do you need to upgrade to a new phone each year just to get some features? With BBRY, you don't need to buy a new phone since new features are provided as free OS upgrades.
    May 13 10:38 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Party Is Over For Chen, BlackBerry [View article]
    It is dangerous to look at a statistic and base our decisions thereon. Looking at market share without looking at (a) market size, and (b) market differences (consumer vs enterprise), and (c) market location could lead one to make wrong decisions. Just because the US consumer market share % is down does not spell the end of a company --- unless your only focus is the US consumer (e.g.: Apple). Remember that Apple gets most of its sales through upgrades of other less desirable iphones, whereas BBRY users use their phones for years and do not need to upgrade annually.
    Apr 27 11:39 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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