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http://www.engadget.com/2007/06/28/j...ple-employees/

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We imagine it went something like this: "Oh, and one more thing... a new iPhone for everyone." That's the result of the Apple town hall meeting which just let out. Let's see, a new 8GB iPhone for every Apple employee, both full-time and temporary. That's 17,787 plus another 2,399 (according to Wikipedia) or so for a grand total of $12,091,414 retail. A bit less since only those temps who have been with the company for a year qualify. Still, nice one Steve. Sure, we've seen you do it before, but man, that's a lot of dough. We're just wondering who's going to cover the 2 year service costs?
    
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post #2 of 35
wow, pretty sweet deal. i wish i worked a place with perks like that
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OMG that is awesome

*applies for Apple*
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Do they have to sign up for a phone plan/contract in order to get it/use it?
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Wow.. AWESOME. I wish I worked for Apple. The PR this will create, the amount of talk that 18,000 (okay a bit less) can make..

Wait, I am sure there are more than 18 grand employee's. Apple is a big company.
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Do they have to sign up for a phone plan/contract in order to get it/use it?
Its most likely a free years service or something. I don't think Jobs would skimp on the extra toppings.
    
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post #7 of 35
Does that mean the cashier at the Apple Store, also? Or only bigwigs in some giant Apple corporate building
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hehe Have a great day guys.
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Does that mean the cashier at the Apple Store, also? Or only bigwigs in some giant Apple corporate building
Yes I wonder too. Although considering I haven't ever seen an apple store, I don't there there are many employees.
    
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Expect alot of them to sell their iPhones for mega $, especially if they have something unique about them for being "apple company issue."
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