Wednesday, November 14, 2012

'Black' Day at the Gray Lady

Oh, to have been a fly in the room when Research in Motion Chief Executive Thorsten Heins briefed the New York Times on the face (and potentially company) saving Blackberry 10, due out Jan. 30 and not a moment too soon for the company which rivals Nokia for top prize in the mobile phone "How Far The Mighty Have Fallen" honors.

I flatter myself but also Bits writer Ian Austin by saying confidently that I infer from his report the mood of the room was ... cautiously pessimistic.

How else could these seasoned journalists have processed this Money Quote from Heins: "I don't expect things to get much worse."

It's right up there with "What could possibly go wrong?" and "This might just do nobody any good" and "The check is in the mail."

(Continued ...)

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