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Apple debuts at No. 3 on \"Wired 40\"

updated 12:55 pm EDT, Tue May 25, 2004

Apple No. 3 on \'Wired 40\'

Apple debuted on this year's "Wired 40" list by is currently online).




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  1. LordJohnWhorfin

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Pray.

    That was the caption on that infamous cover of Wired magazine just a few years ago, underneath a 6-color apple surrounded by a crown of thorns. I guess the prayers have been answered.

  1. BlueDjinn01

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    5 million???

    I thought they were at 2 million back in January...plus another 900,000 from Jan-March...I would've figured they'd be somewhere around 3.5 million at this point, but 5 million? WOW...

  1. GORDYmac

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Their numbers are wrong

    60 million iTMS sales?
    55% of the MP3 player market?
    5 million iPod sales?

    They're making this stuff up.

  1. BlueDjinn01

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Well, let's see...

    They hit 70 million on the 1 yr. anniversary (late April), plus 3.3 million the following week, plus another 3 weeks at around, say, 3 mil/wk average, so they should be at around 80 million+ by now (granted, the Wired story was probably written a couple of weeks ago, but still...)

    The 55% is actually accurate if referring to *revenue*; in terms of *units* I believe it's closer to 35%...

  1. John Dwight

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    No Mac mention

    From what I've heard (the story hasn't actually broken yet), it's all about the iPod; a fine product. Nothing about the Mac; OS X, nada. Those Wired shills probably haven't paid for a piece of music in five years; no wonder they go ga-ga for iPod. It's may changed their world, but hard the rest of the planet. Anyway, favorable mention from Wired IS a radically different editorial stance on their part.

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