Aug 12 - Apple reportedly sets date for new product release while LinkedIn receives an upgrade.
We'll wait for new products from apple is nearly over. Mark September kept down on your counter all things -- says that's when -- unveil its next iPhone. Reports have circulated for months that the next time can -- another apple is -- take the state won't use an updated iPhone along with a lower cost iPhone. Rumors about the traditional iPhone involve additional features like a fingerprint scanner while the lower cost device could have a plastic shell and comes several colors. We'll have to wait and see. Wall Street Journal reports a new full size iPad all the way we'll have a screen similar to iPad many. The reports of new devices not impressing analysts at Needham who cut their price target to 595. Dollars from seven -- Shares up more than 2% as investors clamored for new products. Who wants to my Blackberry. We're talking about the company not the phones. Blackberry says it's weighing whether to sell itself it's a special board committee will also consider joint ventures partnerships and alliances. But with its shares plummeting and losses in money while market share and subscribers to apple and android it's unclear who would wanna make -- that. It's been speculated that Microsoft at halftime before Lenovo seal it said he might be -- but that was back in March. What is buyouts magazine editor Steve job seasons in addition to Lenovo PE firms Providence and PPG capital whose senior partners -- blackberries special committee. Might put their fingers in and silver lake partners could -- once it's done with a pursuit of now. And LT maybe even Amazon.com. Which it wants expressed interest in buying blackberries but was rebuffed. And again board member -- Watson is leaving the board citing potential conflict of interest this company Fairfax financial lakers' largest shareholder. Could be that Fairfax is interested. And don't forget Blackberry has a patent rich portfolio and -- services business that might entice some tech companies. Blackberry shares jumping for the third straight session up more than 5% today but still down more than 90% from the all time. We mentioned earlier that analysts that the -- had cut their price target on apple only also raised their rating on -- from hold to buy. The broker things linked in boosting its results of mobile advertising. Sponsored updates on users needs -- putting it 280 dollar price target on the stock. About 17% higher than its current level. The stock up about 3% year to forty to another all time high. Showing today at Checkpoint Systems a maker of high tech theft prevention devices for retailers. Broker imperial capital raise its price target on the stock to twenty from fifteen dollars shares up 5% above seventeen. Inspiring is carry on network the digital media company posted lower than expected results. And forecast -- weak fourth quarter as customers delayed projects. Shares down 10%. Sorry Blackberry and apple North Korea is going with android. At that they're complaining. -- kingdom has reportedly producing mobile phones based on Google's Android operating system. Its leader Kim Jong-un is pictured visiting Pyongyang plans this weekend weather supposedly me. Images were released by the state news agency KC NA. They show workers inspecting the phones but not making that. It's speculated they're actually made in China. Now based on Kim's reported comments the phone seems to have a touch screen and a camera. It's called RD done in the name of popular folk song that's practically Pyongyang National Anthem. Tablet be next. -- any Kurtz notes noble chairman after all had visited Pyongyang back in -- And that's equity this Monday remembering him also on Twitter at RT RF template. I'm Fred Katayama and this is what.