John Paczkowski

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Jobs: 'My Master Plan Is Going Exactly According to My Master Plan.'

050613_steve_jobs.jpgIn addition to a torrent of complaints from early adopters, the iPhone’s $200 price cut appears to have spiked sales of the device. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster estimates that iPhone sales rose from 9,000 to 27,000 per day after Apple announced the cut last week.

Clearly, the move is having the effect Apple CEO Steve Jobs intended. It’s tempered a major sales objection and expanded the market for the device. Question is, can Apple maintain those kind of sales numbers? Munster doesn’t think so. He believes this initial surge will eventually scale down, leveling off at a solid 50% increase in sales compared with the pre-price-cut number. Munster reckons Apple will have sold a total of 1.28 million iPhones by the end of the quarter.

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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

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December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

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December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work