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  • nje457 nje457 Nov 30, 2012 9:42 AM Flag

    "we make money when people use the Kindle, not when they buy it"

    These tech toys are outdated within a year. There's also a huge overhead cost in tech and software support. And the mfr must constantly look ahead for new product development due to the short product cycle. It's a very fast paced environment with razor-thin profit. This is where volume comes into play.

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    • All that cloud server infrastructure is going to have to be constantly upgraded to remain competitive as INTC Haswell chips come on the scene. Mucho spending for AMZN and others. Mucho revenue for INTC.. We'll see who really extracts the value from the cloud...

 
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