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What a beautiful ringtone!


I still remember the first time I saw a cell phone.  I was working at Murphy’s Pub in the Wallingford neighborhood in Seattle.  One afternoon, me and an English buddy of mine Jimmy were drinking at the bar.  Jimmy was … Continue reading

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Coming to their senses


The allure of the Middle Kingdom is starting to wear off for American firms that offshored  their production.  As documented in a recent article in Bloomberg Business Week, all sorts of American manufacturers are reshoring their production to this country. … Continue reading

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Be quiet my trembling heart!


In a recent interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook,  he was asked  whether any of Apple products would ever be made on our shores.  Mr. Cook indicated that he “hopes” Apple could actually assemble its products in the US.  Cook also stated … Continue reading

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I find this very confusing


I recently wrote a post about a January 21, 2012 N.Y. Times article regarding Apple’s need to be in China.  The Times reporters took at face value a statement from a “former high-ranking Apple executive” that “The entire supply chain is in … Continue reading

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Say what?


I was so surprised to read this story from the Washington Post last friday.  As I told you last week, Apple has hired a new watchdog firm to review the practices of its contractor Foxconn.  Foxconn employs a lot of Chinese people … Continue reading

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Whoa big fella!


I came upon an article at forbes.com by Baizhu Chen, a professor of clinical finance and business economics at USC Marshall School of Business.  In his article Professor Chen boldly states that there is no relationship in this century more important to America than … Continue reading

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I’ll take an Apple that is not so bruised


Boy, Apple was the center of attention this last week, but not in a good way.  The New York Times published an article this week documenting the less than sterling working conditions at the firms Apple hires to build its … Continue reading

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