Tech Rumor of the Day: Apple
How's this for a new price on the Apple (AAPL) iPhone: free.
Before you get your hopes up, however, let's just say the chances are very slim.
Within hours of Apple's announcement Monday that it was cutting the price of the old iPhone by half to $99, speculation arose that AT&T (T) would eventually cut the price to $0.
Now that the iPhone costs Apple an estimated $130 to make, it's not a major leap to think AT&T is getting a better price from Apple for the phone and will bear all the customers' costs in exchange for a two-year service contract, say some analysts.
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