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Why in the hell would anyone even mention something like this?

If Apple were a person people would be writing pieces in the New York Times about it taking a crap.
    
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How many jobs are at the Foxconn "campus"? rolleyes.gif
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How many jobs are at the Foxconn "campus"? rolleyes.gif

Well at least Apple hires a lot of people (tens of thousands) in the high-tech industry in the US... Could you say the same thing for Samsung, HTC, Asus and LG?
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How many jobs are at the Foxconn "campus"? rolleyes.gif

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Well at least Apple hires a lot of people (tens of thousands) in the high-tech industry in the US... Could you say the same thing for Samsung, HTC, Asus and LG?

They are smaller companies with smaller turn overs. Do the math. What's the point in 1.000.000 people working for a company if they don't need them?
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They are smaller companies with smaller turn overs. Do the math. What's the point in 1.000.000 people working for a company if they don't need them?

So you're saying that Sumsung is smaller? Sure.

Samsung:
Revenue US$ 220.1 billion (2010)
Net income US$ 21.2 billion (2010)
Total assets US$ 343.7 billion (2010)
Total equity US$ 141.1 billion (2010)
Employees 344,000 (2010)

Apple Inc.:
Revenue US$ 108.249 billion
Net income US$ 25.922 billion
Total assets US$ 116.371 billion
Total equity US$ 76.615 billion
Employees 60,400 (2011)

You should get your facts straight.
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^ nice =)

more jobs, I'm all for that in the US for sure.
    
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So you're saying that Sumsung is smaller? Sure.
Samsung:
Revenue US$ 220.1 billion (2010)
Net income US$ 21.2 billion (2010)
Total assets US$ 343.7 billion (2010)
Total equity US$ 141.1 billion (2010)
Employees 344,000 (2010)
Apple Inc.:
Revenue US$ 108.249 billion
Net income US$ 25.922 billion
Total assets US$ 116.371 billion
Total equity US$ 76.615 billion
Employees 60,400 (2011)
You should get your facts straight.

But doesn't Samsung make more than phones? Eg, the hardware that goes into your iPhone and so on?
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But doesn't Samsung make more than phones? Eg, the hardware that goes into your iPhone and so on?

I was going to make that point but did not want flamed...
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But doesn't Samsung make more than phones? Eg, the hardware that goes into your iPhone and so on?
And Apple makes more than phones too.
But this isn't about phones.
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