June 28 - BlackBerry's rough quarter and a look at Google and Apple's latest battle over their operating systems.
Blackberry more like a raspberry today leading red where the best the rest tech stocks struggling. Company post a loss in a profit was predicted it also said didn't expect to make a profit in the current quarter. So much for turnaround efforts so far Smartphone sales did rise 13% from the previous quarters Blackberry ten phones to viewed. But they were down from the previous year only two point seven million of its phone shipments from the -- That's way below forecasts. The display is also include a four million declining number subscribers. Worse than expected gross margin and we tablet sales warned that moment. The shares are absolutely sinking. Down close to 25% the NASDAQ seeing this chart at a similar drop in Toronto. 2.5 billion dollars and mark you have proof gone. The phone troubles wouldn't be so bad had a fighting chance in the red hot tablet space but only shipped 100000 its playbook devices. Microsoft which is barely on the tablet radar denying times that according to IC IDC data. Plus Blackburn said it will not develop the Blackberry ten operating system for the playbook. CO Thurston -- is trying to shift the focus by indicating it doesn't plan to run the company for the short term or for devices only. But in the second much more time before -- comes at a pond full for a fraction of its peak -- were broken up and become the patent play for larger rivals. Google which is hotter game console -- Smartphones. He said Smartphones go to the back for class. Let's just the latest company to consider unveiling a new console according to Wall Street Journal this -- of the crazy. After all the best selling console of all times that this Sony's PS2. Hours at least thirteen years ago. And nearly two consulates in releasing donkeys years that it is Nintendo Wii U. It's -- the biggest point. So why is cool considering it well partly just keep up with apple is reportedly at one in the works to. The tour already fighting to make the dominant operating system and tablets and phones and the Smartphone battles wind down. Or half the -- the US already have one and most other developed nations are only slightly behind in this is typically the point at which new devices either growth slow. The Google and apple are taking their fighter were operating systems in new markets that's why apples are poorly war working on a game console and watch as Google. Let's just hope they also develops new gadgets along the way. Whose stock is roughly flat -- 880 bucks Apple's up fractionally but still below for two bucks a share. That's -- will be this Friday from -- can also Twitter -- terrorist equity. I'm rob -- and his writers.