Blackberry posts a profit in Q4 2012

BlackBerry Posts Promising Q4 Results After BB10 Launch: EPS Of $0.22, Revenue Of $2.7B, ~1M Z10s Shipped | TechCrunch:

BlackBerry needs to figure out how to bring BlackBerry 10 to the masses in a big way, lest it yield its hard-fought position to a sea of cheap Android phones.

Quick, get in the Delorean! Chris Velazco is stuck in 2008!

I jest, I jest. So how did Blackberry pull this off? Is the Z10 selling like gangbusters or something? ¬†Businessweek’s Felix Gillette gives us the reason:

Heins has since eliminated 5,000 workers and shuttered several manufacturing sites. Along the way, he has managed to achieve a profitable quarter even as overall revenue dropped 36 percent from the previous year.

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