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Fill it to the RIM — With Fail

December 20th, 2013 - 6:20 am


WATERLOO, Ont. – BlackBerry Ltd. reports it had a staggering US$4.4-billion net loss from continuing operations in its latest quarter.

The struggling smartphone company’s revenue was below expectations at US$1.2 billion, down 56 per cent in the same quarter last year.

And its adjusted loss from continuing operations was US$354 million, or 67 cents per share — also 23 cents below analyst estimates.

Analysts expected BlackBerry adjusted loss would be 44 cents per share and its revenue would be about $400 million higher at US$1.6 billion.

As recently as last quarter, analysts were still talking about BlackBerry’s cash flow and its nice little nest egg. But they lost about as much money this quarter

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This doesn't even qualify as creative destruction any more. It's simply an ass-kicking of epic proportions.

When the case studies are written about the iPhone in the next few years, BB is going to be held up as a meta example of what it means to be paradigm slapped.
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Boss! Boss! Our sales are down massively. Shouldn't we cut spending or somehting?

Nah. I'm sure it'll be fine.

Blackberry: For idiots, by idiots.
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