Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

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    Apple Looks Unappetizing in Argentina

    Feb 29, 12 • 403 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. While wandering the streets of Buenos Aires, I wondered why the shop windows seemed devoid of any new Apple products. Electronics stores touted the antepenultimate model of the iPod Nano as the new (overpriced) great thing. I...  [read more]

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    “Tweakers”

    Nov 9, 11 • 290 Views • No Comments

    Referring to Steve Jobs, most of us think of innovation and entrepreneurship. Like Thomas Friedman in “(Steve) Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs,” we imagine business starters and young Thomas Edisons. Instead, in the New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell tells us...  [read more]

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    Trading Places

    Jun 14, 11 • 329 Views • No Comments

    A switch has taken place. More than half of our imported goods used to come from the G-6 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K.) Now, we import more from China, Mexico and Brazil. Specifically, in 1987, 55% of U.S. merchandise imports came...  [read more]

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    Made in China?

    Dec 26, 10 • 459 Views • No Comments

    True or false? Is Apple’s iPhone made in China? The answer is true and false. True. According to U.S. trade statistics, the iPhone is made in China. Consequently, the iPhone is recorded as a minus for us and a plus for China. It added to our trade...  [read more]