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Cost to build iPad, could publishers subsidize?

There’s been some talk, and it might not be such a bad idea, that newspapers should/could subsidize the cost of e-reading devices or tablets. Except for the New York Times which offers a netbook at a discount with a desktop reader app subscription, I know of no one who is planning this.

But today, via eBookNewser, we get a glimpse at the cost of manufacturing an iPad. And even though it’s doubtful Apple would enter into such agreements with individual newspapers or groups, it’s an important part of the equation……

See the full article here: http://www.mediabistro.com/ebooknewser/ipad/ipad_costs_22935_to_manufacture_151764.asp?c=rss

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