Whether Canadian mobile technology company BlackBerry has a viable future or not is still a big unknown. The company fell from grace during this year as sales of its smartphones plummeted in the face of competition from Apple and Android devices, plus a collapse in confidence in the company, in the brand and in its […]
Summarizing the tale of the rise and fall of mobile device and services maker BlackBerry as “changing too little and changing far too late” is probably as good as any way of succinctly capturing the sense of the huge fall from grace of Canada’s biggest technology company, originally known as Research in Motion or RIM. […]
I first heard the phrase “It may be legal but is it moral?”in relation to the kerfuffle that blew up in the summer regarding the tax minimization activities of celebrities. What was happening – complex financial schemes to shelter income from the tax man in offshore tax havens and so pay the minimum UK tax […]
A great analysis in The New York Times magazine of RIM and brand destruction. This share price chart says it all. Story: http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/07/how-the-blackberry-died.html Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell.
Reading today’s Telegraph over breakfast this morning, I opened page 6 to see a large display ad by Barclays Bank, pictured, containing an open letter of apology signed by its chairman, Marcus Agius. The apology is to do with the Libor interest-rate fixing scandal for which Barclays was fined £290 million ($450 million) last month […]