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And because of that we want to talk about -- disappointing earnings report we're gonna bring in calling Gillis senior technology analyst at BDC partners.
He -- is on the telephone I want this quote something to you -- and it's not the end of the road for this company but it is close.
What do you mean when you say that are they gonna get bought.
I you know I mean what apple over really thing is is that this stuff got three billion dollars in -- -- that in their -- -- -- but when you sit down tonight throughout the less than negatives are that the list of positives in this earnings report.
Wow what that list you'd towards the negative to me you know revenue missing since that's the expectation.
Gross margin customer basically -- Didn't -- it customer base ballot and that is the real big prompted about that high margin business that had been allowing them figure out to maintain some profitability.
Think you can't tell your handset profitably and you're losing customers that -- downward spiral and developed world developers will not built -- the -- Why even bother you -- they here's the next question three billion dollars cash on hand -- -- would sneeze at that but.
I can throw some things at that and the name of Samsung apple.
How do they really compete in the Smartphone market mean they brought us the Smartphone essentially but they've made it seems like they've lost control -- it.
-- -- He'd become -- -- you have more of a niche focused player and it if they can pull off that transformation without hope what would be quite a -- bite but unfortunately.
The way the business trends are going right now you that two point seven of the new ten platform Bosnia but that's not the weak number I think that that much weaker.
And then I -- bad.
Then they're not even gonna have that operating system on there what is it that the playbook tablet -- getting out of the tablet business side effect.
They get out of -- -- -- -- -- database of almost a positive let that go to my popular category you make me edit it sold a 100000 up from there and they're not gonna focus in on that anymore.
You gotta worry about the old -- bones yet it still sold four point one million of those but that number is gonna pay off this well.
And so if you don't have depends mapping out what -- -- they're ramping down and you're losing subscribers.
But that unhealthy.
Situation will call -- someone's buying this talk I'm looking right now I mean it's down today but there still people who were gonna try to take advantage of that being down let.
How -- -- way to growth I don't know many companies you know you say become a niece play -- What needs it seems to me that their -- should be getting sold.
Well they give it still demand for people who like their keyboards they still haven't entrenched and surprised customer base but didn't have to be careful what is.
That's sort interest -- a 182.
Million shares it's nine days worked.
Short interest in terms of let's get the -- -- but it -- You cannot sort this spot anymore of that but you know anyone who is concerned about it squeeze happening on the square all the exact opposite appetite -- and the other way when you see if you think about that any behind momentum that could just be some people taking their profits from their shorts.
-- and also you talk about you know their customer base wanting this did did the keyboard add a lot of people say watch -- -- are doing when they're making investment I would say -- what your parents are doing 'cause my mom just gave up her Blackberry for I've found and she's adjusted just fine without the keyboard mean is that the danger that we'll live without.
This keyboard and then they really lose any opportunity that.
Oh absolutely you know and if you think of all the alternative ways to input into Smartphones whether it's voice recognition.
The last best -- which recognition of their android -- Or the ability to to just -- that they need -- physical keyboard really is quite diminished.
All right well Colin Gillis we appreciate your being here for Blackberry I think some people -- holding out hope but my obvious our -- for them thank you very much sir.
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