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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> It Makes Sense For Google To Own Motorola's Hardware Business To Build
>> Super Cheap Tablets
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>> | iSuppli estimates the 16GB TouchPad's bill of materials at $296.
> I'd like to know who owns iSuppli. Their BOM estimates are fake based
> on retail prices of components.
> Their fake estimate of cost could be mis-sold to governments
> as being the real cost of gadgets to cheat governments
> and schools out of money.
> All tablets and netbooks cost under UDS100 to make.
> They are being sold to suckers with an inflated price by
> several hundred dollars per unit.
> Governments and education is not suppose to buy units
> with mark ups of several hundred percentage points.
I thought so as well. Their numbers don't add up. Several tablet makers sell
the whole deal (with profit margin) for $199.
~~ Best of wishes
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