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Comment Re:Apple & Amazon have own retail channels (Score 1) 146

Google pays a fee on every device they sell, cutting into their profit the same regardless of the quantity purchased.

Apple/Amazon have fixed costs for the stores, etc. Selling additional units lowers the per unit cost attributed to the store, etc... So greater quantity quickly increases the profit margin.

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LightSquared CEO Resigns Amid Appearance of Bribery 211

New submitter msauve writes "LightSquared, the company who's request to use make use of spectrum in a way likely to interfere with GPS was recently denied, has suffered another setback. CEO Sanjiv Ahuja has now resigned, only a week after a report detailing political contributions and the personal financial interests of Obama and officials in his administration in SkyTerra, the precursor company to LightSquared. Ahuja's one and only contribution to the Democratic Party occurred on the same day he tried to arrange a meeting with Obama administration officials, apparently as part of LightSquared's desire to fast track FCC approval of a change beneficial to the company."

Comment Re:wow (Score 1) 403

Definitely... I was thinking about posting that link to a discussion I've been in on getting Siri to work in the corporate environment (firewall rules, etc.), but I didn't because the email address is associated with my dev account.

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