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post #21 of 46
Good on them I hope everyone who can does take advantage of that.
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post #22 of 46
Well then, I tip my hat to you Apple.
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post #23 of 46
And you get a free Geiger Counter app.
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post #24 of 46
Good on Apple.
Good on them.
post #25 of 46
Is everything Apple does from now on going to be put in the news section?

Anyways, leave it to Engadget to not point out the fact they are doing this because either A. The Japanese government said what the hell lets try for 300% debt to GDP ratio and is paying for it or B. They are forced to. I really don't know how to get a hold of the Disaster Relief Act of 2011 for Japan to see.
post #26 of 46
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Originally Posted by FtL1776 View Post
Is everything Apple does from now on going to be put in the news section?
Well, this is kind of significant. I hate Apple, but I am interested to hear about this.
post #27 of 46
What.
No free duke nukem.
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post #28 of 46
While this is a generous move, this actually isn't going to cost Apple anything.


Literally, $0. Apple will be able to write every last cent of this off on their taxes. Charitable contributions and business losses (see BP writing 13 billion off their's from the 20 billion they lost due to their oil spill) have always been a write off for companies.

So that means the American taxpayers are paying for this.
    
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post #29 of 46
Yea, pretty cool move by Apple. They definitely have the money.
This link also shows their instant reactions for relief in the immediate aftermath of the quakes.

Most PR from Apple is pretty solid. Customer relations usually bend over backwards for customers.
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Who in Haiti has an iphone, seriously?
I think Haiti collectively as a country owns one single iphone 4. 32gb to boot.
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