After a Slow Start for BlackBerry 10, Can the Q5 Turn the Tide? (Fool)
Following a dismal fiscal first-quarter earnings release, Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is on the ropes again. It was the first quarter of full availability for BlackBerry 10 devices, and the company only shipped 2.7 million devices running the new platform, short of what investors were hoping for. The only two BB10 devices available during the quarter were the touchscreen Z10 and QWERTY-equipped Q10. Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) had previously announced the mid-range Q5 at BlackBerry Live that also features a physical keyboard and targets emerging markets, but the device didn’t launch until after the quarter closed.
BlackBerry Z10 now for just $0.01 on Amazon (iTechPost)
If you’ve been wanting to grab the first-ever all-touch smartphone from Canada-based Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), now is the perfect time to do so as Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is retailing the BlackBerry Z10 for $0.01 only. We recently reported that Best Buy was offering the AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) variant of the BlackBerry Z10 for free and now the Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) offer lets consumers pick up the Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) variant of the smartphone for a penny. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s $0.01 offer is valid for both new and existing customers who have to sign a two-year contract with Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). At this juncture it is not known if this is a limited period offer.
BlackBerry Z10 Gets Latest LinkedIn Access (MobileBloom)
Way back in 2007 when Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) smartphones were perched comfortably atop the mobile handset marketplace, the iconic Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) phones with physical QWERTY keyboards developed a reputation for being popular with Fortune 500 CEOs, businessmen and women. Flash forward six years to present time, and we see a new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone which also provides business minded features, and recently received access to the most recent Thomson Reuters Eikon financial markets application. …The BlackBerry Z10 runs the latest BlackBerry 10 operating system, which just this week was updated to LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) 10.1.4. LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) is considered a leader in Internet business networking, which meshes perfectly with the BlackBerry Z10 security upgrade and enterprise business features that the BB10 OS delivers.
BlackBerry Stock Rating Upgraded by BMO Capital Markets (BBRY) (UtahPeoplesPost)
Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) was upgraded by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report issued on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm currently has a $8.00 price target on the stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective suggests a potential downside of 10.81% from the stock’s previous close. Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) traded up 0.84% on Friday, hitting $9.045. Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has a 1-year low of $6.22 and a 1-year high of $18.32. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently $12.1. The company’s market cap is $4.662 billion.