Arik Hesseldahl

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Apple to Build New Austin Campus

Apple will soon be staffing up and building in Texas. The company just completed a deal with commissioners in Travis County, Texas, under which it will build a $16.5 million, 200,000-square foot building in North Austin by 2015, plus a second, $226 million, 800,000-square-foot office by 2025. The deal, which gives Apple a series of tax breaks and incentives from the county and state worth a combined maximum of $35 million over 15 years also requires Apple to hire a minimum of 3,655 workers by 2025. It employs 3,100 at its current campus in Austin now.


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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