Friday, September 6, 2013 · 4:44 pm ·
“Apple Inc. is preparing to ship iPhones to China Mobile Ltd., people familiar with the matter say, an indication that a long-awaited deal between the two companies is in place, ” Daisuke Wakabayashi, Lorraine Luk, Ian Sherr and Paul Mozur report for The Wall Street Journal. “A deal would cap years of negotiations between the two companies. Apple has tried to hammer out a deal with China’s largest wireless carrier that has 700 million subscribers, seven times the size of the U.S.’s largest wireless carrier Verizon Wireless. Greater China is Apple’s third biggest market after the U.S. and Europe in terms of sales.” “It isn’t clear if Apple and China Mobile have signed an official sales agreement, but the fact that Apple is planning to ship phones implies a deal has been struck, ” Wakabayashi, Luk, Sherr and Mozur report. “On Tuesday, Apple will unveil two new iPhones slated to ship this September, according to people familiar with the company’s plans, including a new high-end model and a cheaper version.”
Wakabayashi, Luk, Sherr and Mozur report, “Apple has asked Foxconn, its longtime contract manufacturing partner, to add China Mobile to the list of carriers slated to receive a new low-cost iPhone, one of these people said. It isn’t clear when the phones would be delivered.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Boom!
Too many variables for your current "facts"2005-05-16 13:29:18 by pbr_guy
My biggest problem with your posts is that they are sidelined by only the standards current policies and technologies. The truth is that even though you may think that industry and the government are sitting on their hands, as we speak, Exxon, Mobile, Texaco, and many others are making hydrogen a reality. I saw a commerical this weekend from Texaco that borught this to a head and discussed in lamen's terms their future investments in this process. Secondly, GM and Toyota are doing a technology exchange. Toyota is going to license hybrid technology to GM while GM will work with Toyota jointly to develop affordable hydrogen cars
O'Bagy, where art thou?: Can a 26-year-old be a Syria 'expert'? — Daily Caller
But I can't help thinking we have gotten away from honoring the wisdom that comes with age and experience (traveling to Syria multiple times and reading books are not an adequate substitute).