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Mydesign
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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Mydesign   9/1/2014 1:18:05 AM
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"Well maybe but are they willing to do it is the key. Also will they have sufficient returns by investing huge on it too will be considered  "

Saji, private equity investors are very much concerned about their retune on investments. So without any assured ROI, nobody going to continue with such investments.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Mydesign   9/1/2014 1:13:45 AM
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"Well there should be some but must be in foreign banks"

Saji, outsourcing means savings to the companies, so obliviously it may outsource to other countries where work quality is at par and manpower cost is less.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
far911   8/28/2014 7:16:28 AM
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As far as the margins are concerned, I consider the inflated price companies quote comes down tremendously when a new version is introduced. Indicating the profit margin.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
a.saji   8/28/2014 6:07:18 AM
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@far911: Well maybe but are they willing to do it is the key. Also will they have sufficient returns by investing huge on it too will be considered  

a.saji
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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
a.saji   8/28/2014 6:02:28 AM
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@Mydesign: Well there should be some but must be in foreign banks

Mydesign
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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
Mydesign   8/28/2014 1:40:17 AM
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"I doubt that these top companies are getting the job done on adhoc basis"

Far911, then there can be some savings.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
a2   8/28/2014 1:23:31 AM
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@far911: Exactly. If you are hiring permanent SE's you should get the best available for you. Anyway +1 for hiring and making permanent SEs 

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
a2   8/28/2014 1:15:46 AM
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@far911: Yes true plus they can even merge with some other smaller scaled company for this operation itself if they feel they do not have the confidence to go ahead

far911
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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
far911   8/28/2014 12:08:39 AM
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These companies are big enough to afford top engineers and provide safety to the consumers.

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Re: great new phone, too bad it's hard to fix
fdos   8/27/2014 11:48:50 PM
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@far911: Why do you feel like that ? Any specific reason behind that ? 

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