Why Some Investors Can’t Say Goodbye to BlackBerry

Why Some Investors Can't Say Goodbye to BlackBerryKim Kardashian wasn’t the only one expressing her desire to keep BlackBerry Ltd. around for a long time this week. The company’s chief executive John Chen took to LinkedIn to let everyone know he’s in this for the “long haul” too. Such pronouncements should be of some comfort to BlackBerry investors, though the value of Ms. Kardashian’s endorsement is dubious at best, but they also know that the “long haul”…

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Apple tops BlackBerry in Canadian sales

Apple tops BlackBerry in Canadian salesResearch in Motion’s home-country advantage has worn off amongst Canadian consumers. For the first time, its BlackBerry is no longer the top selling smartphone in the country, according to data compiled by research firm IDC and Bloomberg. Apple’s wildly popular iPhone device took the top spot for 2011 with sales of 2.85 million devices in Canada, easily beating BlackBerry sales that totaled 2.08 million. It marks the first time that…

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