Apple's (AAPL) latest is greeted with the usual display of fervor and endurance
Paris, New York, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney:
London (Regents Street):
London (Covent Garden):
More as they come in.
Apple released its new phone in 22 countries Friday. In one it's already "unavailable"
Singapore would seem the perfect place for an Apple Store.
The former British colony of 5 million people on the tip of the Malay Peninsula is the world's fifth busiest shipping port, the fourth largest financial center, the second biggest casino gambling market and first in the percentage of millionaire households.
Plus, it can't get enough of those iPhones. The newest MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 29, 2011 6:55 AM ET
Singapore's government gets what it wants — from social policy to tourism. But its bid to enhance the nation's creative atmosphere may be a challenge more difficult any other.
By Katherine Ryder, contributor
FORTUNE -- Singapore's government has a way of getting what it wants. Fertility rates too low? The Social Development Unit organizes boat-trips to spin romance among the singles crowd. Not enough tourism? The Tourism Board spearheads the development of MORESep 13, 2011 12:03 PM ET
The still photos of the iPhone 3GS debut in Singapore Friday (see here) don't quite do justice to the magnitude of the event.
To get a better feel for what it was like to be there that night, check out the video pasted below. It was shot by customer No. 10 -- a student named Satya -- with his new phone as he walked back through lines that seem to go MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 12, 2009 6:22 PM ET
Steve Jobs is not the only one who knows a thing or two about event marketing. Check out Damian Koh's photos of the launch of the new iPhone 3GS in Singapore Friday night.
By 8 p.m., according to SingTel, Apple's (AAPL) exclusive local carrier, between 1,500 and 2,000 eager customers had gathered outside company headquarters for the festivities, with many more expected over next two days.
"On average," executive vice president Yuen MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 11, 2009 1:18 PM ET
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