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Why Apple’s Small Manufacturing Shift Could Be a Big Deal

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http://www.thevarguy.com – In the immediate wake of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook’s disclosure last week of the vendor’s $100 million plans to move some Mac manufacturing from overseas back to the United States, the easy pickings was either to applaud the move or diminish it for lack of true impact; in other words, to complain that it was mostly window dressing. Detractors lining up on one side criticized Apple for the seemingly meager investment—what’s $100 million to a company with $121 billion in the bank, and, even more to the point, what’s $100 million to a company whose annual capital expenditures bu (IT news)