Posts Tagged ‘apple’

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    Entrepreneurs: How Does Steve Jobs Compare To Tim Cook?

    Apr 25, 13 • 1127 Views • No Comments

    Listening to Apple’s earnings call 2 days ago, I wondered how to compare Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, to Steve Jobs. Citing Apple’s plunging stock price (see below), some analysts are saying that entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs are irreplaceable.......  [read more]

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    The iPhone 5 Map App

    Sep 29, 12 • 765 Views • 1 Comment

    While Apple’s iPhone 5 map app might not always take us where we want to go, it will probably provide a path to some surprising innovation. A little history first… The iPhone 4 was released during June 2010 with a new antenna design that soon......  [read more]

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    Playing Chicken With China?

    Sep 19, 12 • 800 Views • No Comments

    Yesterday’s headlines about the US taking China to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for unfair auto and auto parts subsidies took me to chicken feet and The Economist’s Sinodependency Index. Knowing the major firms that depend on China for......  [read more]

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    Election Economics: Assessing Outsourcing

    Jul 16, 12 • 1088 Views • 4 Comments

    Until November 6, at econlife, Mondays will be about presidential election economics. In 2004, when President Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers chairman, Harvard professor Greg Mankiw, was lambasted for saying, “… I think outsourcing is a......  [read more]

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    More Polarization

    Jul 6, 12 • 482 Views • No Comments

    On Apple’s website, they say that they are responsible for creating 514,000 jobs. Apple cites 304,000 jobs in transportation, manufacturing and engineering that directly and indirectly relate to Apple design, production and distribution. Beyond, they......  [read more]