Friday, April 04, 2008

Business & Technology | Meet at Red Square, bring your iPhone | Seattle Times Newspaper

Sign of the times...

Apple has gained unlikely allies in its bid to boost iPhone sales: Russian smugglers.

Apple doesn't sell the device in Russia, and the phone can't be used legally on local networks. Still, about 250,000 people own one, more than any other country except the U.S. and China, according to Eldar Murtazin, chief analyst at Moscow-based Mobile Research Group.

Meanwhile, as outlined in a NYT article this morning, Apple has galvanized pretty much the entire mobile ecosystem to compete with the iPhone...

Business & Technology | Meet at Red Square, bring your iPhone | Seattle Times Newspaper

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