"HP stopped placing orders for Apple's iPod"

Posted on Tuesday, January 18 2005 @ 16:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Apple Insider reports that HP has stopped placing orders for digital audio players from Apple, because HP wants a price protection from Apple.
Without a set price protection policy from Apple, HP will be vulnerable to sudden iPod price cuts that would leave it biting the full cost of those reductions. Apple currently offers HP no price protection, whatsoever, on the two models it currently sells.
More details at Apple Insider

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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