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‘I have no intention of selling off or abandoning this business any time soon … Our focus today is on finding a way to make this business profitable,’ says Blackberry CEO John Chen.
‘I have no intention of selling off or abandoning this business any time soon … Our focus today is on finding a way to make this business profitable,’ says Blackberry CEO John Chen.
(MARK BLINCH/REUTERS)

Hold the phone: BlackBerry’s Chen hasn't given up on handsets – yet

It appears BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen said something Wednesday that didn’t quite come out right. That doesn’t mean he was wrong to say it. But it does speak to how tricky the rookie executive’s task is in communicating to two key audiences with different priorities – his customers on the one hand, and investors on the other.