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Wed Feb 13, 2013, 01:09 AM

Apple mentioned during Obama's State of the Union speech

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Source: Mercury News

"This year,'' Obama told the crowd, "Apple will start making Macs in America again.''

It was only ten words, wedged into the middle of an hour-long speech. But it made at least one guy in the audience happy: the cameras zoomed in on Cook's smiling face.

The news that Apple would manufacture some of its Macintosh computers in the United States was not unexpected -- Cook told Bloomberg Businessweek in December as much. And bringing jobs to the US instead of off-shoring them to China could go a long way to improving Apple's sometimes blemished image of hiring Chinese workers on the cheap and then working them to the bone.

But to have the president of the United States serve as your celebrity spokesman was a real coup, even by the high standards set by former Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs, who made product announcements a high-art form.

Read more: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_22577976/apple-mentioned-during-obamas-state-union-speech

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onehandle Feb 2013 OP
flamingdem Feb 2013 #1
onehandle Feb 2013 #3
onehandle Feb 2013 #2
gateley Feb 2013 #4
Left Coast2020 Feb 2013 #5
Rhiannon12866 Feb 2013 #6

Response to onehandle (Original post)

Wed Feb 13, 2013, 01:16 AM

1. He might be a PC guy though

with his Blackberry and all..

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Response to flamingdem (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 13, 2013, 01:32 AM

3. There are lots of photos of him using and iPad he received from Steve Jobs.

Also using Mac laptops and iPhones during the campaign.

Many government institutions are dumping Blackberrys for iPhones.

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Wed Feb 13, 2013, 01:43 AM

4. Tim Cook was in Michelle Obama's section -- a guest. And good for Apple!

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Wed Feb 13, 2013, 03:11 AM

5. The production is coming to Nor-Cal

That was in December after Apple announced it. Its supposed to be in Elk Grove. Don't remember if it was San Francisco or Sacramento TV station that gave location.

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Wed Feb 13, 2013, 03:21 AM

6. Locking, sorry, this is not breaking news, announced in December

Please consider reposting in GD or Politics 2013. Thanks!

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