T-Mobile says phone subsidies are on their way out, Apple’s Oregon datacenter gets the spy plan treatment, and Tim Cook has some friendly wagering advice for Brian Williams. The remainders for Friday, December 7, 2012 are going double or nothing.
T-Mobile CEO confirms the iPhone and the death of phone subsidies (GigaOm)
T-Mobile CEO John Legere says that not only will the iPhone be offered by the carrier next year, but that the company will be eliminating subsidies. That means more upfront device costs, but cheaper monthly plans. This is the part where I wake up next to Suzanne Pleshette, right?
Apple Builds a New Home on Facebook’s Back Porch (Wired)
Wired’s got aerial photos of the planned site for Apple’s Prineville, Oregon datacenter, and it’s only a few miles from Facebook’s datacenter. I bet the servers get together after work for a few microbrews ha ha ha—okay, yes, I’ll go now.
Apple CEO Tim Cook to Brian Williams: “Don’t bet against us.” (Ars Technica)
Man, that headline sounds way more threatening than it was probably intended.