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So Steve worked everyday that he was able to until he died for his $1/year salary because it was all about the money?
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That way he pays no taxes.
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That way he pays no taxes.

He paid capital gains tax, but that's not why I'm here. When I was in bidness man school we watched a chat with a guy (name escapes me) from Mercedes saying he was stunned to hear a GM exec say that they were in the business of selling cars. He then went on to explain that he was in the business of building the best cars that customers wanted and the part of selling and cost would resolve itself at the sales level. Then he pointed out that is was working quite well. On the whole it's a good thing Ives is in the engineering/design first camp, but the sales side (at Apple) is a little overzealous in my book.
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That way he pays no taxes.


be first, be smarter, or cheat..whistle.gif
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I'm almost certain that AGP was developed by Intel...
Did I misunderstand this post?

You did, it was just when Apple implemented the AGP standard, replacing PCI.
 
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post #195 of 205
Is this meant to be a joke?

Then why over charge products?
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They done met the goal "to make money", there new goal is to make even more money.

At the end of the day, all businesses goal is to make money or they wouldn't be in business...
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Are you guys for real? Those cars are worth every penny. Nothing about them are over rated. Your paying for performance, luxury and craftsmanship. You can't say that about Apple products...and I own some.

Thank you. you buy one and your getting every cent worth. Apple saying they aren't in this to make money almost make's my blood boil.
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Thank you. you buy one and your getting every cent worth. Apple saying they aren't in this to make money almost make's my blood boil.

Good then, cause this isn't Apple. It's Apples DESIGN CHIEF.
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So Steve worked everyday that he was able to until he died for his $1/year salary because it was all about the money?

steve is insane, his quote "i'm going to destroy android, i'm willing to go thermonuclear war on this" illustrates it very well
he cannot stand contraception, and he's willing to go on bogus lawsuits and bribe judges just to rid of the competition.

and honestly, a iphone barely costs 200dollars to make and sells for 800.. not sure what's so premium about the material used to make coke bottles either
 
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I've seen that they make an IPhone for about 120 and that price gets X4 or 5 times, I dont hate apple but Apples products ruly are overated, especially the IPhone and IPad, the IPOD's pretty nice though and hasn't got an insane price, but It still is steep.
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