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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackBerry Is Selling $600M Legacy Patents to IP Firm, Stock Responds

    BlackBerry is selling off some of its intellectual property to Catapult IP Innovations Inc. Here’s what the patent sale means for the company and BB stock.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Blackberry (BB) Stock Outlook Amid Reddit Short Squeeze Fatigue

    Investors want to know if BlackBerry stock is a good long-term investment as Reddit short squeeze fatigue sets in. What can investors expect?
    By Ruchi Gupta
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    News

    Will BlackBerry Make a Deal With Facebook? Here's the Scoop

    With the lawsuit behind BlackBerry, will the company make a deal with Facebook? How would the companies benefit from a deal?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Technology & Communications

    BlackBerry (BB) Stock Forecast: Long-Term Growth at a Reasonable Price

    BlackBerry stock has doubled so far in 2021. What is BB’s stock forecast for 2025? Will it rise more or fall from these levels?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Technology & Communications

    After AMC, Can WallStreetBets Take BlackBerry (BB) Stock to the Moon?

    BlackBerry stock is rising sharply. How high can BB stock go as Reddit traders push for a new short squeeze?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Technology & Communications

    Can WallStreetBets Take BlackBerry (BB) Stock to the Moon?

    BlackBerry stock is rising, along with its mentions on Reddit. What’s BB’s stock forecast, and what are Redditors planning this time?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Technology & Communications

    Why BlackBerry Has a Bearish Stock Forecast in 2021

    Wall Street has a bearish price forecast for BlackBerry (BB) stock in 2021. However, investors have defied that and pushed the stock higher.
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Technology & Communications

    WallStreetBets Keeps Inflating the BB Stock Balloon: Is It Time To Sell?

    On Jan. 26, BlackBerry stock was downgraded to underperform by RBC after a WallStreetBets-fueled rally. Is it time to sell Blackberry (BB) stock?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackBerry and Baidu Target Autonomous Driving Safety Market

    BlackBerry and Baidu have teamed up to double down on the autonomous driving technology space with a focus on safety. What can investors expect from the stock?
    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    BlackBerry Stock Might Be the Next Big Turnaround Story in 2021

    BlackBerry (BB) stock has risen more than 111 percent YTD. Is BB stock the next big turnaround story in 2021? What can investors expect?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Technology & Communications

    BlackBerry Might Be a Risky Bet for Investors

    In the last three months, BlackBerry stock has risen 77 percent. Is BB stock a good buy at this price?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    If BlackBerry Adopts Android, Its Security Standards Could Suffer

    A comparative lack of security for Android shows that BlackBerry could do more harm than good to its image as a secure player by adopting Android as its operating system.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Apple investor takeaways: Why loyalty will decide Apple’s future

    According to the latest report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C continued to lead the British smartphone market in May.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Can New BlackBerry Smartphone Offerings Increase Unit Sales?

    BlackBerry now plans to launch its next version of the Passport smartphone, Passport Oslo, by the end of this year. The smartphone will have high-end specifications.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Why Samsung’s marketing expenses continue to rise in Q2 2014

    Part of the reason Samsung forecast a decline in earnings for Q2 was an increase in operating expenses. Samsung had to incur higher operating expenses.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Microsoft increases its presence in the sub-$200 smartphone space

    During the recent installment of Asia’s largest computing show, Computex, Microsoft (MSFT) announced that it will start selling smartphones and tablets running its software at below $200.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Google’s progress in the devices market

    Google, Inc. has taken clear forward strides in the mobile devices market. Android should gain up to a 52% share by 2015.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Why low-cost smartphone players should find success in India

    Recently, Intex announced the introduction of its first smartphone in India, named Cloud FX. This smartphone will be based on the Mozilla Firefox operating system and will be priced pretty low, at $33.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Fund Managers

    Davidson Kempner Initiates Stake in Apple

    In February 2015, Apple announced its 1Q15 results and once again beat all analysts’ estimates.

    By Stuart McKenzie
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Qualcomm Compares and Contrasts Android and iPhone X Features

    Qualcomm and iPhone X in the limelight Just hours before Apple (AAPL) was set to unveil its new slate of smartphones, Qualcomm (QCOM) published a blog post on September 11, 2017, comparing the features on the rival smartphones. In particular, the blog post stated that the new features that Apple would highlight for its new iPhone […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Miscellaneous

    Microsoft’s Xamarin Buyout: A Fight for Position among Developers

    Microsoft’s Xamarin’s buyout appears to be aimed at attracting developers keen on creating apps for devices that have a more extensive customer base.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside BlackBerry’s Program to Monetize Its Patents

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (or PTAB) noted in August that Nokia wouldn’t challenge several of BlackBerry’s patent claims against it.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Must-know: Key ideas from Blue Ridge Capital’s investment strategy

    Blue Ridge Capital is a New York–based hedge fund founded in 1996 by Tiger Cub John Griffin. The fund generally targets “absolute returns.”

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Earnings Report

    BlackBerry Owes Its Software Revenue Growth to BES12 and QNX

    BlackBerry’s software and technology licensing revenues grew 18% year-over-year, mainly due to the company’s BES12 solution.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Record iPhone 6 pre-orders: Best-ever quarter for Apple mobile?

    On September 9, Apple launched the iPhone 6, measuring 4.7 inches, and the iPhone 6 Plus, measuring 5.5 inches. On the same day, Apple also released its smartwatch called the Apple Watch.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Google launches Android Lollipop

    Android Lollipop has a number of updates and new features. Also, consumers in India who bought Android One OS devices can upgrade to Android Lollipop.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    A diversifying business: Key plans to maintain Google’s growth

    Google has started to take the mobile search business seriously. Google’s growth is also coming from smaller but fast-growing businesses like YouTube and Google Play.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Is Samsung Boosting Apple’s Performance?

    Apple’s financial performance in recent quarters has been disheartening, but the December quarter appeared to resurrect hopes.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • Consumer

    Apple’s iPhone 6: Changing smartphone industry dynamics

    Apple must sort out its production issues quickly and make iPhones available in emerging markets sooner rather than later. The potential demand for the iPhone 6 Plus in Asian countries such as India, China, and Japan is huge.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Facebook plans to monetize WhatsApp’s large user base

    Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is often questioned about Facebook’s high-priced acquisition of WhatsApp, which generated revenue of only $20 million in 2013.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Earnings Report

    Apple beats all estimates to produce stellar fiscal 1Q15 results

    In December 2014, the success of iPhone 6 and Plus helped Apple beat Google’s Android-based smartphones in terms of market share in the US.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Could Introduce Apple Pencil 2 with New iPad

    Stylus could come with wireless charging support As Apple (AAPL) prepares to introduce updated versions of its hardware products, there are speculations that the company could also introduce a second-generation model of its stylus pen, the Apple Pencil. The first-generation Apple Pencil, launched in late 2015, costs $100. Apple is expected to release the Apple […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackBerry has become a niche smartphone player

    BlackBerry has been reduced to a niche smartphone player. Its recently released smartphones were introduced specifically with enterprises in mind.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Nokia, BlackBerry, and Motorola Have in Common?

    BlackBerry’s BlackBerry KEYone device also reminds the world of the iconic BlackBerry, which pioneered smartphones featuring a physical keyboard.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Tech Sector Updates for the Week Ended June 23, 2017

    Technology stocks rose a combined 2.3% in the week ended June 23, 2017, after three weeks of negative returns. The S&P 500 Index rose just 0.2% in the same period.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does It Matter That BlackBerry’s OS Market Share Is Almost Gone?

    BlackBerry noted that its software sales grew 16% in fiscal 3Q17 and that they would grow 30% in fiscal 2017.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Apple Has the Biggest Slice of Smartphone Industry Profit

    Several players in the smartphone industry have seen their average selling prices decline in recent quarters. Meanwhile, Apple’s continues to increase, as does its profit.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Apple iPhone Sales Could Beat All Estimates Yet Again

    Apple’s iPhone sales remained healthy in the December 2014 and March 2015 quarters. Apple sold 61.2 million iPhone units in fiscal 2Q15.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Technology & Communications

    Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android lead the land grab for new enterprise shelf space

    As the corporate IT market opens its doors to more handset makers, emerging enterprise handset makers including Apple will gain.

    By AB [AllianceBernstein]
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    Miscellaneous

    BlackBerry on the Street: What the Analysts Say in May

    The stock of Canada-based (EWC) BlackBerry (BBRY) has risen 44% in the past 12 months, after falling 28% in 2016 and 14.2% in 2015.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Technology & Communications

    China to cede smartphone share to India, could benefit BBRY and AAPL most

    The International Data Corporation (IDC) has released country specific mobile phone shipment information which helps investors drill down on broader geographic information.

    By AB [AllianceBernstein]
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    Earnings Report

    Here’s How Fast Indonesia Is Becoming a Major Market for BlackBerry

    In fiscal 2Q17, BlackBerry entered into a licensing agreement and JV with PT Tiphone, an affiliate of Indonesia’s largest mobile carrier, Telkomsel.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Priv Be BlackBerry’s Last Smartphone Launch?

    BlackBerry has high hopes that the Priv will resurrect its fortunes in the smartphone market.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Why now is the right time to introduce new tech with the iPhone 6

    The point you need to note here is that Apple isn’t the first player to bring NFC technology to the market. History suggests that Apple has waited for the technology to develop before entering into this space.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    Verizon’s Edge Take Rate Should Increase in 2015

    Edge’s take rate—customers choosing the plan—increased significantly from 1Q14 to 4Q14. Verizon expects it to expand to the range of 34%–35% in 2015.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Miscellaneous

    Apple Says LinX Acquisition in April Will Improve iPhone Camera

    Apple (AAPL) has bought LinX Computational Imaging, a company that develops camera technology for smartphones and tablets.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Earnings Report

    BlackBerry Faces Pricing Pressure for Its EMM Solution

    One reason for BlackBerry’s software business revenue fall could be the pricing pressure that it faces for its Enterprise Mobility Management solution.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Reports

    Amazon AWS, Blackberry Join Forces at CES 2020

    Blackberry (BB) announced that it would work with Amazon AWS (AMZN). So, the companies will work together over a software platform for connected vehicles.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Technology & Communications

    Emerging markets are the new growth engine for smartphones

    The units shipped volume for smartphones started favoring emerging markets in 2011 and will continue to grow that way well outstripping developed markets in the future.

    By AB [AllianceBernstein]
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    Technology & Communications

    Huawei, Facebook, and Oracle Put Pressure on Google

    Facebook now shares Huawei’s ambition to challenge the dominance of Google’s Android, creating a huge risk for Google’s advertising business.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Microsoft rebranded Nokia and Windows Phones

    Microsoft stated that Nokia failed to generate the image of a smartphone maker in people’s memories, which led Microsoft to rebrand the phones as Microsoft Lumia.

    By Anne Shields
  • Consumer

    Why IBM’s deal with Apple could impact other players

    IBM (IBM) and Apple’s (AAPL) partnership wants to bring enterprise mobility into the mainstream. It will benefit all of the players in the space.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tesla’s Real Competition: Automakers or Mega-Tech?

    Tesla (TSLA) stock has been polarizing like no other. Analysts and investors have very strong views about the stock on either side.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • Technology & Communications

    Why did Google’s Android lose share in the US smartphone market?

    Google’s Android has been a dominant player in the smartphone operating system market. Android is present on more than half the smartphones in the U.S.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Self-Driving Cars: Has the Media Hyped Waymo?

    Has Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car unit, been hyped by the media? We’ll take a closer look and see what’s new in the world of autonomous vehicles.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ford’s Self-Driving Plan: Can It Overtake the Competition?

    Ford plans to produce autonomous cars for ridesharing by 2021. GM acquired Cruise, a self-driving startup, to kickstart its autonomous driving plans.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple’s Self-Driving Car: Quanta Supplying the Tech

    MacRumors recently reported that Quanta Computer supplied autonomous driving solutions to Apple. Apple has tested its self-driving car in Cupertino.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Microsoft and BlackBerry Help Google Survive the Huawei Exit?

    Microsoft joins BlackBerry in setting aside its own operating system in favor of Android. That could soften the blow to Google if Huawei exits.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hyundai-Aptiv Collab Heats Up Self-Driving Market

    The competition in the self-driving technology market just heated up again. Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) has formed a joint venture with Aptiv.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Consumer

    BlackBerry, Roku, GoPro, Shopify Down More than 5%

    It’s been a bad day for small- and mid-cap tech stocks. BlackBerry, Roku, GoPro, and Shopify have lost significant market value today. Here’s why.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    BlackBerry Stock Fell 17%, Q2 Revenues Miss Estimates

    BlackBerry (BB) shares fell 17% in early market trading today. The company released its results for the second quarter of 2020 ending in February.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Consumer

    The 5 Best Stocks to Invest in for Self-Driving Cars 

    Self-driving cars are inevitable, and billions of dollars are going into this technology. We take a look at five of the best stocks in the industry right now.

    By Patrick Peterson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Autonomous Vehicles: Jaguar Ties Up with BlackBerry

    Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with BlackBerry to develop autonomous vehicles. BlackBerry will assist Jaguar in various areas via AI and machine learning.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Technology & Communications

    Why Tencent’s WeChat active user base continues to grow

    Tencent Holdings Limited is a Chinese company that provides diverse services, including social networks, web portals, e-commerce, and online games.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Consumer

    Why BlackBerry’s Cylance Acquisition Is Key for Revenue Growth

    BlackBerry (BB) acquired Cylance in the last fiscal year for $1.4 billion.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackBerry’s QNX Technology Continues to Gain Traction

    BlackBerry’s (BB) QNX technology is a part of the BlackBerry Technology Solutions (or BTS) vertical.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove BlackBerry’s Key Metrics in the First Quarter?

    BlackBerry’s (BB) sales rose 23.0% year-over-year in the first quarter.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    What to Expect from BlackBerry’s Earnings and Revenue Growth

    BlackBerry was once the market leader in the smartphone market.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s BlackBerry’s Revenue Growth Potential?

    According to BlackBerry, the total available market across its business segments stands at $22 billion.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at BlackBerry’s Successful Pivot

    BlackBerry’s Software and Solutions revenue now accounts for over 90.0% of sales.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are BlackBerry’s Key Revenue Drivers?

    BlackBerry (BB) is a leader in secure communications solutions.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Twitter Pass Up a Chance to Avoid BlackBerry Litigation?

    BlackBerry (BB) sued Twitter (TWTR) last month in a patent infringement dispute.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Google-Oracle Dispute is going to the Supreme Court

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is under pressure to prove it didn’t violate Oracle’s (ORCL) software copyright in the development of Android.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Nokia and Blackberry End Patent Infringement Suit

    Nokia and BlackBerry have quietly terminated a 2017 patent infringement lawsuit that pitted them against each other, according to a Bloomberg report.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    BlackBerry’s Optimism about Enterprise Software and Services

    Revenues from BlackBerry’s (BB) Enterprise Software and Services business fell from $91.0 million in fiscal Q2 2018 to $88.0 million in fiscal Q2 2019.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    IBM Lawsuit against Groupon Leads to $83 Million Fine

    Groupon disagreed with a jury verdict that it willfully infringed on several patents owned by IBM. Groupon’s options include an appeal.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    BlackBerry’s QNX Technology Now in 120 Million Vehicles

    BlackBerry (BB) recently announced that its QNX software has been embedded in more than 120 million vehicles.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    BlackBerry’s Performance Highlights in Fiscal 2018

    Due to BlackBerry’s business transition, its revenue fell from $2.2 billion in fiscal 2016 to $1.4 billion in fiscal 2017 and $967 million in fiscal 2018.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Partners with Microsoft’s LinkedIn to Train Developers

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google and Microsoft’s (MSFT) LinkedIn are teaming up to train future Android developers.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What You Need to Know about Nokia Backer Solidium

    Including Nokia, Solidium owns minority stakes in 13 listed Finnish companies for an estimated value of over $11 billion.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Samsung’s New Tune Isn’t Sweet Music to Sony

    Samsung (SSNLF) has set its sights on becoming the world’s top supplier for image sensors, Korean publication Etnews reported.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Why BlackBerry Filed a Lawsuit against Facebook

    On March 6, BlackBerry (BB) sued Facebook (FB) on allegations that Facebook has infringed on seven technology patents.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    When Is BlackBerry Expected to Return to Revenue Growth?

    As we observed in the previous part of this series, Wall Street analysts expect a revenue decline of 27% YoY (year-over-year) for BlackBerry (BB) in fiscal 4Q18 with revenue of $216.8 million.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Legal Headwinds Take a Toll on Qualcomm’s Pockets

    One of the recent fines on Qualcomm comes from the European Union (IEV). The $1.2 billion fine is the largest for Qualcomm in the last three years.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    What Impacted BlackBerry’s Stock Price Recently?

    BlackBerry’s (BBRY) share price has risen almost 18% since the firm announced its fiscal 2Q18 results on September 28. It closed at $10.88 on November 27.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why BlackBerry Is Eyeing the Internet-of-Things Space

    The Internet-of-Things (or IoT) market is expected to reach $4 trillion in value by the end of 2025, according to McKinsey & Company.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    What Risks Does Alphabet Face?

    In June, the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union (EZU), slapped Alphabet (GOOGL) with a $2.7 billion fine.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Miscellaneous

    Where Is BlackBerry Trading Compared to Moving Averages in June?

    Canada’s (EWC) BlackBerry (BBRY) generated returns of -3.3% in the trailing-one-month period and 58% in the trailing-12-month period.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How a Recycled Apple Product Would Look

    Apple (AAPL) has a big dream, and it’s not just about outselling Samsung (SSNLF), Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google, Microsoft (MSFT), BlackBerry (BBRY), or Huawei in the Smartphone market.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    BlackBerry Stock Compared to Moving Averages in June 2017

    BlackBerry generated returns of 53% in the trailing 12-month period and 53.4% since the beginning of 2017. It fell 28% in 2016 and 14.2% in 2015.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    Can BlackBerry Improve Its Profit Margins in Fiscal 2018?

    BlackBerry’s gross margin rose to 47% in fiscal 2017 on revenue of $1.3 billion. In fiscal 2016 and fiscal 2015, its gross margins were 43.6% and 48%.

    By Adam Rogers
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    What Do Analysts Expect from BlackBerry in Fiscal 1Q18?

    BlackBerry (BBRY) will announce its fiscal 1Q18 results on June 23, 2017. Analysts estimate that the company will post revenue of ~$264.51 million.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple’s iPhones Top ACSI’s Customer Satisfaction Index

    An ACSI survey revealed that in the US, Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone SE and iPhone 7 are the highest-rated smartphones in terms of customer satisfaction over the last year. The iPhone SE gained the top spot with 87 points.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Qualcomm Technology Licensing: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Qualcomm’s (QCOM) revenue and profits will likely be hit in fiscal 3Q17 as the legal troubles surrounding its licensing business increase.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will the Qualcomm-BlackBerry Case Start a Ripple Effect?

    In April 2017, a binding arbitration ruling had Qualcomm pay BlackBerry (BBRY) $815 million plus interest and attorneys’ fees over licensing disputes.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Legal and Regulatory Issues Challenge Qualcomm’s Business Model

    Qualcomm (QCOM) has been and continues to be the preferred choice of dividend-seeking investors because of its strong balance sheet and rich cash flows.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why BlackBerry Is so Optimistic about Software and Services

    Revenue from BlackBerry’s Software segment rose 3.6% YoY in fiscal 1Q17, 89% YoY in fiscal 2Q17, 3.2% in fiscal 3Q17, and 39% YoY in fiscal 4Q17.

    By Adam Rogers
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    What Do Analysts Expect from BlackBerry in Fiscal 4Q17?

    BlackBerry (BBRY) will announce its fiscal 4Q17 earnings on March 31, 2017. Analysts estimate that the company will post revenues of ~$288.5 million.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at the Battery Problem in Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7

    Recall costs at more than $5 billion The recall and halt in production of the Galaxy Note 7 stained Samsung’s (SSNLF) brand image. Additionally, it will cost the company ~$5.0 billion to deal with the mess. The Note 7 smartphone was recalled due to overheating and exploding batteries. According to Samsung’s internal investigations, two major […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s How iPhone 8 Could Drive Record Sales at Apple

    Apple is being secretive about its plans for the next iPhone, but the word on the street has it that the device will return the company to top-line growth.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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