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Will Apple Postpone the International Launch of iPad 2?

“Amazing” demand for the new iPad 2 has force Apple to once again push out ship times for the device. At launch, the company promised to ship iPad 2s ordered online in two to three days, but that quickly changed to two to three weeks. And this morning it changed again.

Purchase an iPad 2 online today and you’ll have to wait four to five weeks for it to arrive. And the device’s international launch is fast approaching. It’s scheduled to go on sale in over 20 more countries on March 25.

Will whatever combination of overwhelming demand, constrained supply and impact from the recent earthquake in Japan that’s causing ship times in the States to slip, force Apple to postpone the iPad 2′s international debut? Or are slipping ship times in the U.S. simply evidence of Apple stockpiling supply in preparation for it? Remember, the company did postpone the international launch of original iPad by one month following similarly strong demand…


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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

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