Most doomed: John Chen

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You can pretty much stick a fork in BlackBerry (BBRY) as a smartphone competitor. Sales of BlackBerry phones are so dismal that the company stopped bothering telling investors how many customers it has. The company is selling its assets to stay liquid. Investors have cheered new CEO John Chen's plan to focus on the company's software products, but BlackBerry remains a shell of its former self.

First published May 2, 2014: 10:51 AM ET