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Consumers' shift to older iPhones raises concerns on Wall Street

iPhone - LA Times

So many consumers are opting to buy older iPhone models that some analysts wonder whether Apple has lost its ability to create new versions that dazzle. How strange to think that Vicki Macchiavello's decision to buy an iPhone after years of using a BlackBerry could be bad news for Apple.


BlackBerry's Keyboard Is Back---Will It Sell?

Blackberry Q10

Research In Motion is pinning its hopes partly on the debut this week of the BlackBerry Q10, its first keyboard-equipped model since the BlackBerry Bold was introduced in 2009.


RIM Blasts Analysts' Z10 Comments

Blackberry Z10 - Screencap

Research In Motion said it will ask regulators to review "materially false and misleading comments" made Thursday about retail return rates for its new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone.


BlackBerry tumbles as analysts rekindle turnaround doubts

Shares of BlackBerry slipped about 8 percent on Thursday as analysts questioned whether the handset maker's turnaround plan would succeed in the brutally competitive smartphone market.


BlackBerry's Grim Prospects: Z10 Launch Disappoints

The launch of the BlackBerry (BBRY) Z10 didn't go as well as some were expecting. That has caused several Wall Street analysts to rethink their positions, with one research firm even downgrading the name.


BlackBerry CEO: iPhone interface is 'old'

Thorsten Heins - USA Today

With the BlackBerry Z10 poised to make its U.S. debut later this week, it's comments from CEO Thorston Heins about the iPhone that have generated buzz. In an interview with the Australian Financial Review, Heins discussed the importance of staying on top of smartphone advancements, citing Apple as an example.


No BYOD? BlackBerry Z10 Pre-Order Today/Tomorrow

Blackberry Z10

The BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)/(TSE:BB) Z10 is finally available for U.S. pre-order—on T-Mobile, at least. AT&T’s debut is tomorrow; Verizon’s next month, probably. On the one hand, it could be a case of “too little, too late” for the Canadian smartphone maker (formerly Research In Motion).


Former BlackBerry CEO Jim Balsillie Has Dumped All His Shares

Jim Balsillie

Former BlackBerry co-CEO Jim Balsillie has entered his own vote of no confidence in the company he helped run into the ground back when it was known as Research in Motion.


New BlackBerry to be released in US in mid-March


A modern BlackBerry with a physical keyboard might not arrive in the U.S. until May or June, a month or two behind other parts of the world, the chief executive of the smartphone maker suggested in an interview....


BlackBerry Z10 Off To 'Strong Start,' Analyst Contends

Early sales of the BlackBerry Z10 phone are off to a "strong start," Jefferies analyst Peter Misek asserted in a research note this morning.


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