An unprecedented exploration of the remarkable rise and fall of Blackberry.
Jacquie McNish (Author)
Jacquie McNish is a senior writer with The Globe and Mail and before that The Wall Street Journal. She has won seven National Newspaper Awards and is the author of three bestselling books, two of which won the National Business Book award. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two sons.
Sean Silcoff (Author)
Sean Silcoff is a business writer with The Globe and Mail and before that the National Post and Canadian Business magazine. He is a two-time National Newspaper Award winner. He lives near Ottawa with his wife and three children.
"In Losing the Signal, Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff tell the
harrowing and riveting story of how we lost the connection to the
BlackBerry, a communication device so innovative and addictive that
it was known, among aficionados, as a CrackBerry. It's a tale of
rivalries, jealousies, and missed opportunities. You won't be able
to put it down." -- WILLIAM COHAN, author of House of Cards and
Money and Power
"In the tech industry, they say that you learn more from a failure than from a hit. Well, if that's true, Losing the Signal will give you a postdoctoral education. Reading the inside story of the BlackBerry's helpless flameout is like watching any other train wreck: You're horrified, but you can't look away." -- DAVID POGUE, author of Pogue's Basics and founder of Yahootech.com
"Losing the Signal tells of the marriage and divorce of Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, how two opposites built RIM into a world-beater and how they lost it. This is first-class reporting that reads like a juicy novel, with one amazing story after another. A terrific book." -- HOWARD GREEN, author of Banking on America