John Paczkowski

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Apple’s New iPad Will Be Sold in 56 Countries by the End of April

The rollout of Apple’s new iPad continues apace, with the company bringing it to dozens of additional countries in the next two weeks. Apple said this morning that it will launch the third-generation iPad in a dozen more countries this Friday, and another nine the Friday next.

On Friday, April 20, the new iPad will arrive at market in South Korea, Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St. Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. Friday, April 27, will see another wave of releases, with the device shipping in Colombia, Estonia, India, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, South Africa and Thailand.

So, by the end of the month, the new iPad will be available in some 56 countries. Not bad for a six-week rollout. Certainly, it’s a marked improvement over last year’s launch of the iPad 2, during which Apple was able to ship to only 39 countries in about five weeks, thanks to supply-chain constraints.

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik