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  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    They are called whisper numbers and like it or not, ever company/ analysts have them. You can disagree but the world is the way it is. Live with it and by its rules or quit but you and I are powerless to change it.
    Jul 5 11:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    Thank you!
    Jul 5 11:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    No, they are the same old company. The time for buzz was before and when the products launched and they failed to attract any real talk. Evidenced by their fast slide in sales. It's all about the next thing not the last thing. Samsung just took a beating last night, their shareholders are not patient either I guess and hey, Apples shareholders, a loyal bunch who have made tons of dough from apple are not exercising patience either. Capital is fluid, why wait for any company.
    Jul 5 11:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    Another fashionista. 10k phones is not really that impressive and if you have ever worked in government you will know that they are always the slowest to change and generations behind the business world in technology. Heck the government of Canada vetted a new email program that was obsolete and no longer supported by the vendor before it was purchased. Government use is simply not convincing. Staying short.
    Jul 5 11:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    And please answer honestly because I know the answer already, you are not alone in this BBRY world. How many of these same cohorts carry the BBRY for work and carry a separate device for their personal use? Don't even dare say none! That is the rest of that story and the crux of BBRYs problems.
    Jul 5 11:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    Really? Sony is not a market leading, trend setting company either. They haven't been making a profit in their own hardware business for a decade and are in full on crisis. Perhaps with the Japanese yen being devalued so much Sony will become popular again. Now there is a strategy, convince the Canadian government that it is critical to BBRYs survival that the dollar be devalued!
    Jul 5 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    Fingers crossed is an unconvincing strategy for going long on bbry too.
    Jul 5 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    Ha, exactly. Canadian companies are no exactly avent guard. And no reputation for flash or style... Canadian Tire... My point so clearly made! Besides that the whole being your own has put a knife squarely in the back of BBRY. The days of dictating hardware to employees is ending fast. Companies far prefer this and would rather subsidize the employees hardware than buy their own, this has proven a tremendous cost saving.
    Jul 5 11:41 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    Adios margins, competing on price will not do it either.
    Jul 5 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Making The Case For Remaining Opportunity [View article]
    Actually I'm not anything in BBRY, the short play is done for now and they will bounce in a range and settle for a while. The drum beat will begin again in a couple of months as the next earnings will certainly be the best ever, I will enter, again, as a short and again we will have this same conversation.

    More specifically, as I have been saying forever. BBRY is simply too late. The lead times for any substantive change are way longer than the market will allow. Even when they get a full rollout the product line will be old. Apple is the only company that mysteriously gets a pass with an annual rollout because it is what they have always done and people are even grumbling about that. What does the next line up look like for BBRY, that isn't even being talked about but that's what investors want to know, the future. We have seen the q10 and z10 and while you and the fans may be enamored the world clearly sees them as vanilla. If the q10, with its famed keyboard, was the magic bullet then clearly BBRY failed yet again by not releasing it first. Once again, people in their dynamic use of their phone are learning to be jealous of their screen space and will not give it up to advertisers or keyboard vendors. There will always be a core keyboard user group but they have been shrinking. Licensing deal is as much a long shot as a buy out and simply a gamble not an investment strategy.

    No, there is no change that BBRY could initiate, saving more more, changing the CEO are simply not enough. Read the ideas, not convinced but thanks for the input all the same, namaste.
    Jul 5 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Contradicts Itself Twice By Doubling The Discount On Z10 In India [View article]
    This is the classic rock and a hard place. Lose market share or lose margins. Either one and BBRY looks bad, lose/lose. The market share looks better to lose given the "value" position exclaimed so shortly ago, makes them look even more desperate, as I am sure they are!
    Jul 5 11:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Throwing In The Towel On My BlackBerry Shares - Part 2 [View article]
    Generous to include up yourself in there.
    Jul 4 10:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Throwing In The Towel On My BlackBerry Shares - Part 2 [View article]
    Advertising! They are enormously popular and they get to charge for advertising! Cool hey!
    Jul 4 10:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry 10 Fail: Now, What? [View article]
    that takes so little! Going call a jihad on me. Nothing short of amazing though, after the beating of the whole week they still get up, stand up, get defensive and say the same thing. Year after sinking abysmal year. Absolutely no different no matter how badly the stock does, how poorly they execute on their promises, how many times they let down their herd. I'd say it like Coke in the 1900's but really hard to get cocaine in those phones.
    Jul 4 09:49 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Why We Are Not Selling Our Shares [View article]
    Quit! And had back that 5.91$ in cash to the suffering shareholders. I'll repeat the same message as I have for years. They are simply to late. You cannot start this game years after the incumbents have secured such a fortified position. Not totally impossible but BBRY had to do something mind blowing and they pulled off merely adequate. It's simple, for the last few years, they have been laying off the same people needed to get this work done, penny pinching when spending was needed. And people applaud what great money managers they are classic example of false savings. Every day of delay sent more users away and further entrenched the competition.
    Jul 4 09:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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