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October 5, 2011

Steve Jobs death announced today, less than an hour ago.

7:35:44 PM Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, October 5, 2011

 

And now the frenzy begins. Running this story in reverse it’s suddenly clear why Apple didn’t introduce the iPhone 5 this week. It would have been lost in the news of Jobs’s death, killing the marketing value he would have loved. I’m sure the phone will appear in a week or two with that appearance in part to encourage the recovery of Apple shares from what is sure to be a short-term decline.

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