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Steve Jobs: Free iPhones for Apple employees

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Thursday, June 28, 2007
News Categories: iPhone

At an all-hands meeting called by Steve Jobs and held today on the Apple campus in Cupertino, CA, the company’s CEO told a packed audience that every full-time Apple employee who has been with the company for more than a year will receive a free 8GB iPhone by the end of July. While this has little direct meaning for those of us who haven’t been in Apple’s employ for the last year, it is a good indication that the company feels secure with iPhone inventory levels heading into the device’s launch period.

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1

I am very jealous.  The only time my company makes company-wide announcements is when they are going to lay off people, and I work for a much MUCH larger and wealthier company.

Posted by Jason on June 28, 2007 at 1:42 PM (PDT)

2

Apple gave away free computers during the early days. My dad has a few during his days before he left Apple. I wish he would’ve stayed but he’s always welcome to come back

Posted by AZ on June 28, 2007 at 4:34 PM (PDT)

3

what a nice person that steve jobs

Posted by mandy lou on June 28, 2007 at 7:37 PM (PDT)

4

According to think secret article, http://www.thinksecret.com/news/0706freeiphone.html

Steve Jobs is giving free 8GB iPhones to all full time employees and part time employees who have been working for more than a year and not what this analyst says that full time employees who have been working for a year.

Posted by A on June 28, 2007 at 9:07 PM (PDT)

5

i feel sorry for someone who started on August 1st last year

Posted by hydra-calm on June 29, 2007 at 9:16 AM (PDT)

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