Steve Jobs announces free iPhones to 17,787 employees!

June 28, 2007

The question should really be, how many of those 17,787 will still be using the same phone in a year. And how many are going to be sold on eBay.
clipped from www.thinksecret.com
June 28, 2007 –
At a town-hall meeting with employees Thursday, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced that all full-time Apple employees will receive a free 8GB iPhone, while part-time employees who have been with the company for more than a year will also receive a free iPhone.
The phones are expected to be delivered to employees by the end of July, after initial consumer demand has subsided. According to Yahoo! Finance, Apple has 17,787 full-time employees.
This is not the first time Apple has givenfree product to its employees; in early 2005, the company rewarded all employees with a free 1GB iPod shuffle.
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