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gxstockholders 1616 posts  |  Last Activity: Nov 6, 2013 10:01 PM Member since: Jul 3, 2002
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  • Reply to

    Tax Rebate....lInk

    by facelvega1234 Nov 6, 2013 5:34 PM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 6, 2013 10:01 PM Flag

    What don't you understand about the word "REBATE"?

  • gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 6, 2013 4:12 PM Flag

    I saw the headline on Schwab as well. The usual early header with "Story Not Available".

    It was then quickly pulled at the close (5) minutes later.

  • It's about time it happened this way or another.

    As much market cap as BBRY lost, this dilution is nothing. Fairfax pegs it @ $10 diluted 16 - 20 %. At $25 it's $20.

    More cash to restructure without that S.O.B. T.H.. and it stays tradable.

    T.H. being gone is priceless..........

  • gxstockholders by gxstockholders Nov 4, 2013 8:30 AM Flag

    I can definitely live with this scenario. I was against it going private.

  • gxstockholders by gxstockholders Nov 4, 2013 8:21 AM Flag

    Source: Globe

  • gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 4, 2013 8:10 AM Flag

    It's not the last thing on a prospective buyer's mind. T.H. has taken a dump all over this company. BBRY shareholders need for T.H. to be caught in the middle of a scandal so he can be fired. If Watsa was smart, he would have stayed on the inside and found an opportunity to throw some dirt on T.H. to get him canned.

  • Nobody involved is stupid enough to raise somebody with no chips on the table, buy the company and then pay him with chips out of what winds up being their stack of chips when they own BBRY's treasury that is part of the sale.

    It looks more and more like an under the table payoff to somebody is the only way Watsa's bid can appear legitimately feasible.

  • gxstockholders by gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 12:09 PM Flag

    No financing claim without proof will result in Watsa is getting nothing........ Fairfax is then just another shareholder and no shareholder left on the sidelines in any sale(s) will be paid more than any other. The whole Fairfax financing scenario has developed into a scramble to partner with the two past BBRY top dogs holding another 8% because his stand alone financing is weak. It's not just some move based on their experience, knowledge or success...........

    I can just imagine what Carl Icahn thinks about Watsa trying to pull off this attempt at a caper where he gets paid without being able to show the financing is concrete. It's a joke waiting for the punch line to be delivered.

  • Reply to

    I am kind of hoping that Watsa deal does NOT come

    by teknowiz Nov 3, 2013 9:59 AM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 11:53 AM Flag

    If Fairfax can't prove they have definite financing, he won't get squat............

  • gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 1:45 AM Flag

    Two points:
    1) If google with their defiance of the Chinese in the past does not take control of BBRY security if it is sold, the Chinese will eventually get the keys soon anyway.

    2) I will be surprised if Oracle does not create a new solution in the near future and drop BlackBerry as a licensor where and when possible as it pertains to Java. I believe the keys floating around the world is probably a very distressing concern to Oracle.

    Take it or discard it.

  • Reply to


    by dramking Nov 1, 2013 4:51 PM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 1:18 AM Flag

    Watsa will never get as far as the cashier's window to collect any $3 premium without the votes to approve the sale. The majority of holders will not bend over, accept $10 and see him get $13 to pull the rug out from under a public company. Regardless of the Letter Of Intent, it just won't fly. If you think there are lawyers circling for blood now, wait until the real players begin to fight BBRY over an inequitable sale so lopsided it is absolutely funny. And if it did occur, you better hang on to your ticket stubs. The show won't be over.

    Watsa matter with you guys actually thinking he can get to the cashier's window with both of his arms and legs still attached after that shark fight?

  • gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 1:01 AM Flag

    You know, when it's all said and done, there really is no true reason it matters if even The Communist Party itself is named as buying BBRY anymore. For the Canadian Govt. to say it would is just B.S.. If the Chinese can't get into the encryption code itself, they can get into India in many forms or ways. Not to mention the named company that developed the interface........................................

    """India One of the Few Bright Spots

    The DoT will soon ask all telcos to connect their networks to the interception facilities built by RIM here. DoT is currently awaiting the home ministry's approval to issue this directive. Incidentally, RIM had denied setting up this facility last year.""""
    reference: "BlackBerry maker Research in Motion agrees to hand over its encryption keys to India". The Times Of India. August 2, 2012.

    So in August of 2012, RIM got exposed as recently ruining its own credibility. For all intent and purpose, BES was ruined then and there. Why remain a sub? To what? The U.S.'s eavesdropping cover was probably all along 'The Indian Govt. Facility".

    T.H. is more of a screw job liar than he gets credit for. Plowing hype and money into BB10, BES, and BBM when they were all no longer anything but a façade. Disgusting.

  • Reply to

    Why the bad press.

    by mghardy Nov 2, 2013 5:44 PM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 12:23 AM Flag

    """"This satisfies India's core demand that RIM provide intelligence and security agencies with automatic solutions to monitor all communication on BlackBerry smartphones on a real-time basis, an official aware of the development said.

    "I can confirm that RIM is providing an appropriate lawful access solution that enables India's telecom operators to be legally complaint with respect to their BlackBerry consumer traffic," said a company spokesman. But he said there was no access to secure encrypted BlackBerry enterprise communications or corporate emails as these were accessible only to the owners of these services.

    Correspondence reviewed by ET, however, shows that the solution demonstrated by RIM can intercept all BlackBerry services. A telecom department official also confirmed that corporate emails would form part of the services that the government will be able to monitor.

    The Canadian smartphone maker, which had set up servers and other interception facilities in Mumbai last year after India had threatened to shut down BlackBerry services, has now handed over this infrastructure to Indian agencies, internal government documents reviewed by ET reveal."""

  • Reply to

    Why the bad press.

    by mghardy Nov 2, 2013 5:44 PM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 12:17 AM Flag

    But of course the damage was done in the end by BlackBerry secretly giving in to the U.S.. Just as it has been reported it gave in in India.
    And of course it was not a lie when BlackBerry said the phones were not "hacked" (as we would normally think of "hacked"). BlackBerry gave away the keys. Doing so certainly did not hurt BlackBerry's certification requests or contract opportunities with the U.S.. But when it's revealed that you turned into just another manipulated member of the telecom industry, your credibility sinks anyway, regardless.

    What good is the encryption if you give away the keys to bullies? And once it's out there, it's there to be stolen or sold.

  • Reply to

    Why the bad press.

    by mghardy Nov 2, 2013 5:44 PM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 3, 2013 12:01 AM Flag

    But the Press even went to the lengths of reporting the story using her various photos over and over with her BlackBerry....... They even in some cases went on about her lack of interest in what was going on around her in important meetings because she was preoccupied with her Blackberry.

    BlackBerry, BlackBerry, BlackBerry, BlackBerry,................ That's been the noise.......

  • Reply to

    Why the bad press.

    by mghardy Nov 2, 2013 5:44 PM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Nov 2, 2013 11:52 PM Flag

    Well that would mean that the highly informed and tightly cozy members of the press had an agenda.... That would run along the line of also suggesting that the entire press and media core actually believed that Germany's government's BlackBerry phones were truly hacked by the U.S., implying a severe security flaw existed in BlackBerry's system. Of course all the while the press simply won't put the blame where it belongs, on the U.S. Government. If India was able to browbeat BlackBerry, The U.S. government was certainly a much more formidable thug.

    reference: "BlackBerry maker Research in Motion agrees to hand over its encryption keys to India". The Times Of India. August 2, 2012.

    There was no "hacking".......

  • Reply to

    Use BBm to sign up people for Obamacare

    by backup_da_truck Oct 25, 2013 10:43 AM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Oct 25, 2013 10:51 AM Flag

    That's a very interesting concept and another missed opportunity you can blame on the BBRY management.

  • gxstockholders gxstockholders Oct 25, 2013 10:36 AM Flag

    Best case scenario has to keep BBRY as a tradable "public" company. I agree that if BBM volume is substantially increased and the hardware is sold and brings in any cash at all, that is a positive longer term. But the overhang of class action suits can push this company private or influence the opposite case.

    I also agree with the analogy that this is a daily game of chicken where the p.p.s. is concerned.

    I just am truly disappointed in Soft Bank. They decided to buy into distribution, not "branding". Of course if you buy distribution, you're set up for that option. I just don't see what I think is better for BBRY and Soft Bank, cost effective proprietary phones for "S" and their overseas market.

    I don't get into hype for the sake of pushing or bashing any opposing position, but whatever anyone's position, good luck. This stock certainly is not meant for chickens in any directional case.

  • Between their Sprint deal and its other subsidiaries and investments (including it's security business), it would have made credible sense to the market. I'm not suggesting SoftBank will bid. However it would seem realistic compared to Lenovo. Lenovo it seems to me realistically and credibly could merely be successful as only an investment or licensing partner. All of the various current rumors have no chance of creating a credible or positive impact at this time. There is no substance to some or others simply have a negative impact.

    On the other hand is what is the best case scenario for many underwater investors would be is if there was only a partial carve out of the handset business or an investment in BBRY that involves keeping the company public and tradable.

    This stock is still a rocking chair. It's a rocking chair that would remain an interesting short term trade if it remains listed. Legal issues may ultimately be what will lead to seeking privacy and a delisting.

  • Reply to

    They cheated us.

    by socooldude03 Sep 23, 2013 3:12 PM
    gxstockholders gxstockholders Sep 23, 2013 3:37 PM Flag

    Do you actually believe things are honestly that hard to read???? Fairfax can easily let them back in later. Don't be ridiculous. In most cases they can become shareholders again through a future private investment scenario.

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