1. paranee2's Avatar
    10-17-11 02:40 PM
  2. papped's Avatar
    Wait, they're calculating the losses for the outage based on the stock price decrease? How do you even determine how much of the decrease is from the outage or not...
    10-17-11 02:43 PM
  3. CrackBerryTorch9800's Avatar
    Likely more then that. It going to be immeasurable how many smart phone customers they lose because people are pissed off. Sure they spend the money now but RIM has lots of cash, its going to affect them later if they don't start selling phones and keeping customers. In the end if a lack of people buy your product then you go out of business.
    10-17-11 02:45 PM
  4. Rickroller's Avatar
    "Mr. Balsillie defended how RIM communicated the outage to the public, saying every minute doing public relation is time not spent fixing the problem."

    Are these guys for real? We're supposed to believe during this that they couldn't get any PR people together and explain the situation? Or that Lazaridis was on the front lines, doing tech's work, to figure out this problem all by himself?
    10-17-11 03:09 PM
  5. menaknow's Avatar
    Honestly, does anyone else think most of these analysts need to get real jobs? I still can't believe they are getting paid just to make market predictions. Probably can just ask a bunch of people on the street and get something similar these days...

    You know who also does a similar job compared to an analyst? Those horoscope making astrologers.

    However, apparently every week for an astrologer states I am going to either going to win the lottery or getting a job promotion. Sadly neither has happened.

    And for the analyst every week there is a company planning to buyout RIM. That hasn't happened either.
    10-17-11 03:13 PM