Monday, September 23, 2013

Tale of Two Press Releases

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Apple press release: Apple® today announced it has sold a record-breaking nine million new iPhone® 5s and iPhone 5c models, just three days after the launch of the new iPhones on September 20. In addition, more than 200 million iOS … Continue reading →

Sunday, September 22, 2013

The decline of BlackBerry in one chart   

Technology

Andrea Peterson, writing for The Washington Post’s The Switch blog: BlackBerry stocks plunged 22 points this afternoon following a quarterly earnings report that was even worse than expected — and it was already expected to be bad, with The Wall … Continue reading →

Thursday, July 25, 2013

BlackBerry announces 250 layoffs in R&D   

Technology

CBC News: BlackBerry has laid off 250 employees at its new-product testing facility, the research and development area of the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone maker. Not a good sign for a tech company. If anything, they should be doubling-down on research … Continue reading →