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Description:    Before he passed away earlier this month, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs told biographer Walter Isaacson that he had finally conceived of a way to build the integrated television set the company has long been rumored to be working on.

Source: Marketwatch.com – video report

Date: 10/25/2011

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/what-would-an-apple-television-look-like/A9CD8D8E-5B33-4549-B721-06FA2D2A6D56

Questions for discussion:

  • Do you think the subscription model described in the report is the way of the future?
  • Why would the current TV networks and stations be unwilling to co-operate with such a model of business?
  • How could Apple go around the networks and TV stations in order to supply on demand TV viewing?

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