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Old 01-23-2012, 09:34 AM
Florian Florian is offline
 
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Default Re: NYT: How the U.S. Lost Out on iPhone Work

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Okay, so on high-tech products the Chinese have the edge. My question is about the introductory price of the iPad (around $500?) compared to the laborers working 12 hours on tea and biscuits. What was the profit margin for Apple?
My question is: are all those Chinese workers living on tea and biscuits really more qualified than all the Americans who could have been employed?

The idea that there is a shortage of engineers and other qualified personnel in the US strikes me as pure BS. But I am sure there is a shortage of Americans who can live on tea and biscuits and sleep in dormitories.
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