Apple want to open new Arizona sapphire plant ASAP to build 'critical' components

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Jan 30, 2014
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  1. Construction on Apple's new sapphire crystal manufacturing plant in Mesa, Arizona, is apparently moving along as a blistering pace – so much so that the Cupertino-based company has an aggressive plan to open the facility next month but it's what...

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  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    Wha-What?! Arizona?! They do know you have to pay tax if you're in this country right?
  3. Is there a law that forces journalists to use slang words instead of a traditional language? I mean, the author has written "eyeballing" twice within several phrases. Why not write "Apple might be considering using this technology in other devices"? Why does it have to be "eyeballing" - it's not even proper English. Eyeballing is "staring or looking at something closely". It _could_ work if it would be "Apple is looking closely at a possibility of using the technology...", but staring at technology makes no sense at all. I wish authors would realise that people come to this site to actually read the news, and not praise the ability of copywriters to jargon-juggle.
  4. If memory servers me right, apple tried this before with my lovely state but didnt go through since apple wanted a severely tax cut (next to nothing) to operate. Guess money talks and tax walks...
  5. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,739   +3,757

    Get back in your zeppelin and fly away.

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