Director BlackBerry: we are out of danger




The director of BlackBerry, John Chen, claims that his company is out of danger. Last year, the smartphone maker tried unsuccessfully to sell to other companies in the telecommunications industry itself. The biggest financial problems are over, does the CEO.

Analysts feared last year for a quick bankruptcy of the Canadian BlackBerry, but now those worries no longer needed, so Chen claims. “We are finally out of danger. The panic is gone., We are a viable business, and the only question is how big we are.”

That does not mean that the period of loss is over. At the last quarterly figures showed that BlackBerry still tens of millions of euros every three months to lose , but the loss is less than last year. Chen hopes the company within a few months break even again. The losses weakened the financial position of the manufacturer.

The Director shall have the strategy of the company shifted from the consumer market to that for business customers. BlackBerry wants annual sales coming years ten million smartphones and there to make money. The remaining revenue comes from business services and software; now accounts for more than two-thirds of sales. It sold a research department in Germany and went collaborations: Amazon to the Amazon Appstore, Android Apps on BlackBerry devices, and Foxconn for the production of cheaper BB10 devices.

Despite this BlackBerry still with new appliances. It announces in the prelude to the release in September gradually more and more details on the Passport , a device the size of a passport with a touch-sensitive physical QWERTY keyboard and 4.5 square “- screen.

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