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Tablet Profit Margins

How much portables giants make off of each tablet varies a lot

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Tablet Profit Margins
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Thinking of buying a tablet for the holidays? The world’s top tech companies sure hope so. How much they’ll make up front from that purchase varies quite a bit, according to preliminary teardowns by IHS iSuppli.


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How Nanotech Can Foil Counterfeiters

These tiny mechanical ID tags are unclonable, cheap, and invisible

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What's the largest criminal enterprise in the world? Narcotics? Gambling? Human trafficking?

Nope. The biggest racket is the production and trade of counterfeit goods, which is expected to exceed US $1 trillion next year. You've probably suffered from it more than once yourself, purchasing on Amazon or eBay what you thought was a brand-name item only to discover that it was an inferior-quality counterfeit.

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