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The secret of Apple's success in being able to keep innovating and make leading-edge products is down to hiring people who want to make them and giving them a challenging atmosphere to work in, according to Tim Cook, the company's chief operating officer (COO).
Cook's remarks came at the beginning of a Q&A session at the Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium, in which he discussed the forthcoming iPhone and the reasons behind many of the technology choices in the phone/iPod/communicator.
Cook's boss, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs, unveiled the iPhone at the beginning of the year, and yesterday Cook echoed Jobs' claim that it will revolutionise the phone market.
"The iPhone is a revolutionary product," he said.
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