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Why Apple should set up manufacturing facilities in India

Apple recently launched its latest iPhone. However, no sooner did the new phone hit the market, reports than emerged of the phone carrying manufacturing defects. These reports were soon followed by news of a massive strike at the Foxconn factory i… Continue reading

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Was Steve Jobs Indispensable to Apple?

Steve Jobs has passed away. While this is a moment of grief for all his fans and Apple investors, there is a concern too ??? was Steve Jobs indispensable to Apple? Can his successor carry on with the same growth momentum for Apple as Steve Jobs did?… Continue reading

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From the archives : The Apple-Microsoft deal 1997

Circa 1997. Steve Jobs is just back to Apple and trying to revive it. Here is the landmark ‘Macworld Boston 1997’ video [12:04 min] with Steve Jobs announcing the deal with Microsoft and the latter’s investment in Apple. He also describes why the … Continue reading

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iPad in India : Apple isn’t doing it right

I am an Apple fan, not just in terms of keeping track of what’s happening within the company but also actually buying its products and using them. I bought an iPod during one of my visits to Hong Kong, when Apple was not even officially present in… Continue reading

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Leadership change at Google, and what it means

Being a business professional myself, it interests me a lot observing leadership patterns among corporations. In my blog post Is Steve Jobs indispensable to Apple?, I had analyzed how leadership has panned out at Apple. With Larry Page taking over… Continue reading

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Apple, Steve Jobs and the threat of Antitrust Probe

Background : Apple has been growing from strength to strength, with the last quarter financial performance far exceeding expectations. However, success has been accompanied with controversy, with Apple being accused of adopting unfair trade practi… Continue reading

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