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Investor Chamath Palihapitiya on Apple

Tue Dec 12 04:48:13 EST 2017 | CNBC
Apple has an ever-growing pile of cash on its hands, and Social Capital founder Chamath Palihapitiya doesn't seem impressed with how the company is spending it. "They've spent more on their building quite honestly than they have on any sort of major feature or product launch," Palihapitiya told CNBC's "Squawk Box" Tuesday. The often outspoken investor said Apple is in transition and quickly becoming a software and luxury good business — rather than the hardware company it was under founder Steve..

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