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Old Nov 12, 2012, 05:01 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Samsung bumps up the price of Apple’s processors by 20%

http://www.androidauthority.com/sams...e-bump-130419/

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Old Nov 12, 2012, 05:10 AM   #2
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all the fandroids in the comment section amuse me. They're talking about Apple being greedy and not caring about the customer. Lmfao no wonder a good majority of them aren't very popular socially
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 05:52 AM   #3
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all the fandroids in the comment section amuse me. They're talking about Apple being greedy and not caring about the customer. Lmfao no wonder a good majority of them aren't very popular socially
What are you, braindead? Apple is insanely greedy. They have some of the highest profit margins in the industry. They also just so happen to have some of the most advanced products on the market, but even then the quality control is sometimes less than satisfactory considering their price points.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 06:24 AM   #4
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all the fandroids in the comment section amuse me. They're talking about Apple being greedy and not caring about the customer. Lmfao no wonder a good majority of them aren't very popular socially
"They're talking about Apple being greedy and not caring about the customer" -> "Lmfao no wonder a good majority of them aren't very popular socially"

Umm. Logic?
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The higher costs would be passed onto the consumer, if there was room to.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 08:06 AM   #6
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Samsung hits Apple with a 20% price increase

Ouch!

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sam...ist=beforebell

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"Samsung Electronics recently asked Apple for a significant price raise in (the mobile processor known as) application processor," the person was quoted as saying in the report. "Apple first disapproved it, but finding no replacement supplier, it accepted the (increase.)"
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