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Cook: Apple will move some production to U.S.

0. phoneArena posted on 06 Dec 2012, 10:09

In an interview taped for NBC's "Rock Center, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that his company will spend $100 million moving production of a line of Macs to the U.S. from China; most of the costs of making a PC or smartphone have to do with buying the necessary chips, not assembly...

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posted on 06 Dec 2012, 20:58

28. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

Even though most of us hate APPLE in their way of doing business gotta love COOK for doing the right moves. "WE NEED MORE JOBS HERE IN AMERICA NOT CHINA".

posted on 07 Dec 2012, 00:40

31. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

'but also because the manufacturing skills required to build, say, an Apple iPhone, aren't present in the U.S. anymore.'

This falls in line with the government's dumbing down of america initiative from the 1970s.
Tech schools, employers, etc. could easily teach the skills necessarily to put together these products and create Americans jobs. It comes down to money and how corporations (such as APPLE) want to not only make profit, but make obscene amounts of profits at the expense of the consumers and the American worker.

posted on 07 Dec 2012, 01:26

32. AhmadAlsayegh (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jul 2011)

It's funny how the US economy is at China's hands...lol

posted on 07 Dec 2012, 01:40

33. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

This is the "Emotional" angle of "Marketing" when market share slumps ...

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