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Could Apple Inc Really Buy Tesla Motors Inc?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has $200 billion in cash that it could use to buy Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), says FBR Capital analyst Daniel H. Ives. He said: “Heading into 2016, Apple and [CEO Tim] Cook are entering a critical juncture from a product, growth, and strategic perspective.”
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has $200 billion in cash that it could use to buy Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), says FBR Capital analyst Daniel H. Ives. He said: “Heading into 2016, Apple and [CEO Tim] Cook are entering a critical juncture from a product, growth, and strategic perspective.”
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Former Apple Inc. Exec: Why Apple May Sell an Apple Car — The Motley Fool

An Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) car sounds a bit “out there” — especially to anyone familiar with the auto industry. Plagued by narrow net margins and intense competition, it’s difficult to imagine the tech giant’s fat profits translating to autos. But as former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassee points out in a new post on his blog, the same skepticism surrounded the company&# More

An Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) car sounds a bit “out there” — especially to anyone familiar with the auto industry. Plagued by narrow net margins and intense competition, it’s difficult to imagine the tech giant’s fat profits translating to autos. But as former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassee points out in a new post on his blog, the same skepticism surrounded the company&# More

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Tesla Motors Inc Loses Another Key Employee; Did Apple Strike Again?

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has created many followers and hopes to revolutionize the global auto industry with its technologically-advanced vehicles, which are built by a highly talented workforce. While the automaker is known to have one of the world’s finest engineers, it is also known to lose them to its stronger, emerging rivals, like Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).
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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has created many followers and hopes to revolutionize the global auto industry with its technologically-advanced vehicles, which are built by a highly talented workforce. While the automaker is known to have one of the world’s finest engineers, it is also known to lose them to its stronger, emerging rivals, like Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).
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Apple Inc. Has Patents on an Existential Threat to Tesla Motors Inc

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone owners are usually happy with the firm. Tim Cook has cultivated an incredibly high level of loyalty among buyers, but one complaint comes up again and again. The iPhone dies too quickly, its battery just isn’t big enough to do everything users want to do. The firm may have an answer to that issue soon, and Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)might want to watch out.

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone owners are usually happy with the firm. Tim Cook has cultivated an incredibly high level of loyalty among buyers, but one complaint comes up again and again. The iPhone dies too quickly, its battery just isn’t big enough to do everything users want to do. The firm may have an answer to that issue soon, and Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)might want to watch out.

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Google and Apple to Lead Electric Car Race – Fortune

Google’s autonomous car
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Companies that got rich making smartphone parts are tooling up for the next big thing.

In a note to clients Monday, Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty reports that electronic parts suppliers in Asia have seen the future and it’s not 3D virtual reality headgear—at least not for now.

“As component suppliers look for th More

Google’s autonomous car
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Companies that got rich making smartphone parts are tooling up for the next big thing.

In a note to clients Monday, Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty reports that electronic parts suppliers in Asia have seen the future and it’s not 3D virtual reality headgear—at least not for now.

“As component suppliers look for th More

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VW recruits exec linked to Apple electric car project

MUNICH — Volkswagen has recruited Apple executive Johann Jungwirth, who was linked to the tech company’s electric car project, to head a newly established digital strategy unit.

Earlier this year reports said Apple had hired Jungwirth for a project code-named Titan to develop an Apple-branded electric vehicle. Before joining Apple, Jungwirth, 42, was head of Mercedes-Benz’ More

MUNICH — Volkswagen has recruited Apple executive Johann Jungwirth, who was linked to the tech company’s electric car project, to head a newly established digital strategy unit.

Earlier this year reports said Apple had hired Jungwirth for a project code-named Titan to develop an Apple-branded electric vehicle. Before joining Apple, Jungwirth, 42, was head of Mercedes-Benz’ More

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Apple’s Electric Car Project: What to Expect in the Future

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Could Apple, known for so many gadgets and gizmos, have its sights set on the automotive industry?

Reports are indicating that Apple is serious about putting out its own high-tech electric car as early as 2019. Right now, a lot of these online rumors are citing a Wall Street Journal story about the project, code-named Project Titan.

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Could Apple, known for so many gadgets and gizmos, have its sights set on the automotive industry?

Reports are indicating that Apple is serious about putting out its own high-tech electric car as early as 2019. Right now, a lot of these online rumors are citing a Wall Street Journal story about the project, code-named Project Titan.

An article fro More

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On Nissan’s Road To Self-Driving Cars, A Speedy Pace With Sharp Curves

Tetsuya Iijima sits down behind the wheel of the Nissan Leaf and holds his hands just below the steering wheel, like he’s about to juggle invisible apples. It’s the required pose for engineers testing the prototype of Nissan’s self-driving vehicles on the streets of Tokyo—where Nissan and other automakers expect their tech to drive customers within four years.
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Tetsuya Iijima sits down behind the wheel of the Nissan Leaf and holds his hands just below the steering wheel, like he’s about to juggle invisible apples. It’s the required pose for engineers testing the prototype of Nissan’s self-driving vehicles on the streets of Tokyo—where Nissan and other automakers expect their tech to drive customers within four years.
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Rumor claims new electric car maker Faraday Future is front for Apple

A mysterious electric car maker called Faraday Future — backed by large resources — could be a front for Apple, a report speculated on Friday.

The company only began operating out of a former Nissan research facility in California last year, but already has over 400 workers, and is aiming to have 500 by the end of 2015, news.com.au said. Some of the staff include the head designer of th More

A mysterious electric car maker called Faraday Future — backed by large resources — could be a front for Apple, a report speculated on Friday.

The company only began operating out of a former Nissan research facility in California last year, but already has over 400 workers, and is aiming to have 500 by the end of 2015, news.com.au said. Some of the staff include the head designer of th More

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Steve Jobs Considered Building an Apple Car, But Focused on the iPhone Instead | TIME

Apple is rumored to be working on its own electric car that could launch in 2019, but it turns out the company has been thinking about entering the automotive space for quite some time. Steve Jobs, the late cofounder and former CEO of Apple, had kicked around the idea of creating an Apple Car as far back as 2008, according to Bloomberg.

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Apple is rumored to be working on its own electric car that could launch in 2019, but it turns out the company has been thinking about entering the automotive space for quite some time. Steve Jobs, the late cofounder and former CEO of Apple, had kicked around the idea of creating an Apple Car as far back as 2008, according to Bloomberg.

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Apple Car Could’ve Beat Out Google Self-Driving Car

Steve Jobs considered the concept of an Apple Car as early as 2008, and just because it couldn’t happen in his lifetime, it doesn’t mean it won’t. With the release of Google’s self driving car, and rumors of Apple rolling out an electric car as early as 2019, it’s fair to pose the question: If Jobs had started working on the Apple Car project, would it be better than Google’s Self Driv More

Steve Jobs considered the concept of an Apple Car as early as 2008, and just because it couldn’t happen in his lifetime, it doesn’t mean it won’t. With the release of Google’s self driving car, and rumors of Apple rolling out an electric car as early as 2019, it’s fair to pose the question: If Jobs had started working on the Apple Car project, would it be better than Google’s Self Driv More

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Apple Rumoured to Be Building its Own Electric Car. We Look At the Evidence For and Against | Transport Evolved

From a nearly bankrupt, completely irrelevant company back in 1996 through to having the most profitable quarter of any company in history at the end of 2014, Apple Inc., has managed to captivate and enthral fans around the world. Since its founding back on April 1, 1976, it has helped revolutionise the personal computer market, the personal music player market, the smartphone market and the table More

From a nearly bankrupt, completely irrelevant company back in 1996 through to having the most profitable quarter of any company in history at the end of 2014, Apple Inc., has managed to captivate and enthral fans around the world. Since its founding back on April 1, 1976, it has helped revolutionise the personal computer market, the personal music player market, the smartphone market and the table More

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What Impact Will The Apple Car Have On AAPL Shares?

One of the most interesting developments in recent months has been the suggestion that Apple will develop an Apple Car. From something that originally looked to be an unlikely rumor, this now seems to be a cast-iron certainty, as news has already leaked indicating that the company is making plans to test this vehicle.

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One of the most interesting developments in recent months has been the suggestion that Apple will develop an Apple Car. From something that originally looked to be an unlikely rumor, this now seems to be a cast-iron certainty, as news has already leaked indicating that the company is making plans to test this vehicle.

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Electric Car Industry: Is Apple the Latest Member? | Wall Street Daily

Henry Ford didn’t invent the automobile. Rather, he took a machine that was merely the interest of curious hobbyists and made it available to everyday Americans.

Does that sound like another household name – Steve Jobs, perhaps?

The co-founder of Apple Inc.(AAPL) didn’t invent the personal computer. He simply took a machine that appealed to a specific niche and made it mainstre More

Henry Ford didn’t invent the automobile. Rather, he took a machine that was merely the interest of curious hobbyists and made it available to everyday Americans.

Does that sound like another household name – Steve Jobs, perhaps?

The co-founder of Apple Inc.(AAPL) didn’t invent the personal computer. He simply took a machine that appealed to a specific niche and made it mainstre More

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[wireless charging_2 Apple’s Fourth Inductive Charging Invention in a Month Surfaces – Patently Apple

In September 2013 an Apple patent filing came to light revealing what could only be described as a Master Plan for an advanced wireless charging system using the iMac as a wireless charging hub. But of course not everyone wants or needs an iMac and so Apple has been working on several inductive charge pad ideas which have come to light recently (one, two and three). Today the U.S. Patent & Tra More

In September 2013 an Apple patent filing came to light revealing what could only be described as a Master Plan for an advanced wireless charging system using the iMac as a wireless charging hub. But of course not everyone wants or needs an iMac and so Apple has been working on several inductive charge pad ideas which have come to light recently (one, two and three). Today the U.S. Patent & Tra More

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Quora Question: How Will Google and Apple’s Entry Into the Car Market Change the Industry?

Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here.

Answer from Mike Barnard:

The challenge that the old manufacturers are having is that they have to cannibalize the profits of their existing lines by making comple More

Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here.

Answer from Mike Barnard:

The challenge that the old manufacturers are having is that they have to cannibalize the profits of their existing lines by making comple More

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Quora Question: How Will Google and Apple’s Entry Into the Car Market Change the Industry?

The future of cars is battery electric vehicles. That’s just a reality. There are a bunch of reasons for that, but here are a few:

Electricity from generation to wheel is a lot cheaper than any of the proposed intermediaries such as hydrogen fuel cell and air carbon capture and electrolysed hydrogen fake-gas or diesel.

The grid is decarbonizing, but you can’t buy carbon n More

The future of cars is battery electric vehicles. That’s just a reality. There are a bunch of reasons for that, but here are a few:

Electricity from generation to wheel is a lot cheaper than any of the proposed intermediaries such as hydrogen fuel cell and air carbon capture and electrolysed hydrogen fake-gas or diesel.

The grid is decarbonizing, but you can’t buy carbon n More

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Op-Ed: Putting Apple’s electric car project into perspective | Electrek

At this point the fact that Apple is working on an electric vehicle is all but confirmed. Recent reports show that Apple is searching for a private road-testing site, hired hundreds of workerswith automotive industry experience and the company allegedly discussed licensing some technology from BMW. Officials within Apple have yet to confirm the ambitious new product, but CEO Tim Cook acknowledged More

At this point the fact that Apple is working on an electric vehicle is all but confirmed. Recent reports show that Apple is searching for a private road-testing site, hired hundreds of workerswith automotive industry experience and the company allegedly discussed licensing some technology from BMW. Officials within Apple have yet to confirm the ambitious new product, but CEO Tim Cook acknowledged More

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Apple Car To Be Cheaper Than Tesla Model S: Analysts

While electric vehicle sales have seen better days (and months and years) in the U.S., the opposite is the case across the Atlantic. U.K. plug-in sales improved 139% in the first nine months of 2015 according to government agency Go Ultra Low, marking an unprecedented leap for the EV segment. What British consumers have that Americans don’t comes down to practicality in available vehicles, and t More

While electric vehicle sales have seen better days (and months and years) in the U.S., the opposite is the case across the Atlantic. U.K. plug-in sales improved 139% in the first nine months of 2015 according to government agency Go Ultra Low, marking an unprecedented leap for the EV segment. What British consumers have that Americans don’t comes down to practicality in available vehicles, and t More

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Apple’s race for electric car talent leaves one motorcycle startup in the doldrums | VentureBeat | Business | by Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (by Julia Love) — Apple Inc’s aggressive recruitment of auto experts as it explores building a car has left a promising, if financially troubled, electric motorcycle startup in the dust.

Mission Motors, whose sleek electric bikes drew comparisons to Tesla’s cars, ceased operations in May after losing some of its top engineering talent to Apple, according to sources close More

SAN FRANCISCO (by Julia Love) — Apple Inc’s aggressive recruitment of auto experts as it explores building a car has left a promising, if financially troubled, electric motorcycle startup in the dust.

Mission Motors, whose sleek electric bikes drew comparisons to Tesla’s cars, ceased operations in May after losing some of its top engineering talent to Apple, according to sources close More

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Apple Plans to Roll Out Electric Car by 2019 – Quoted

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In February of this year, The Wall Street Journal began teasing exciting new developments at Apple. The WSJ’s sources (who remain unnamed) stated that Apple was laying the groundwork for the design and production of their very own electric car. And a few weeks ago, the WSJ offered more details: they now say the tech giant will introduce their first electric car in More

October 12, 2015 News
In February of this year, The Wall Street Journal began teasing exciting new developments at Apple. The WSJ’s sources (who remain unnamed) stated that Apple was laying the groundwork for the design and production of their very own electric car. And a few weeks ago, the WSJ offered more details: they now say the tech giant will introduce their first electric car in More

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Tesla a disrupter? Uber is the real threat, Nissan N.A. exec says

So, which outsider is going to disrupt the auto industry? Tesla? Apple? Google? Uber?

A senior Nissan executive said Friday that Uber will force traditional competitors to reinvent themselves or die — even as he discounted efforts by Apple, Google and Tesla to do the same.

“Lot’s of people are calling Tesla a disrupter. They are not,” said John Martin, Nissan North Americ More

So, which outsider is going to disrupt the auto industry? Tesla? Apple? Google? Uber?

A senior Nissan executive said Friday that Uber will force traditional competitors to reinvent themselves or die — even as he discounted efforts by Apple, Google and Tesla to do the same.

“Lot’s of people are calling Tesla a disrupter. They are not,” said John Martin, Nissan North Americ More

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Apple Car to arrive with electric- and self-driving variants – GeekSnack

Apple is working on the Apple Car, as most of you have probably heard. With Google, Volkswagen, Toyota, Tesla and many others working on their own revolutionary automobiles, Apple found that it would be a feasible endeavor to get in on the bandwagon towards self-driving, autonomous electric cars. The company already has a few thousand employees working on the Apple Car, new engineers from Tesla an More

Apple is working on the Apple Car, as most of you have probably heard. With Google, Volkswagen, Toyota, Tesla and many others working on their own revolutionary automobiles, Apple found that it would be a feasible endeavor to get in on the bandwagon towards self-driving, autonomous electric cars. The company already has a few thousand employees working on the Apple Car, new engineers from Tesla an More

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Elon Musk actually really wants Apple to build an electric car – Quartz

Elon Musk takes it back.
After blasting Apple in a Sept. 26 interview with German media—Musk called Apple’s secretive new car project a “Tesla graveyard” and questioned its ability to produce an electric vehicle—the Tesla CEO quickly changed tune, after his remarks caught the attention of the US press two weeks late
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Elon Musk takes it back.
After blasting Apple in a Sept. 26 interview with German media—Musk called Apple’s secretive new car project a “Tesla graveyard” and questioned its ability to produce an electric vehicle—the Tesla CEO quickly changed tune, after his remarks caught the attention of the US press two weeks late
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How Apple could revolutionize wireless charging for iPhone

The company’s latest invention could bring Apple Watch-like charging features to a future iPhone. Reuters/Damir Sagolj
Apple’s future iPhones may come with the ability to wirelessly recharge the battery. But instead of using separate hardware to support the tech, the company proposes using one part to play double duty as a speaker or other components.

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The company’s latest invention could bring Apple Watch-like charging features to a future iPhone. Reuters/Damir Sagolj
Apple’s future iPhones may come with the ability to wirelessly recharge the battery. But instead of using separate hardware to support the tech, the company proposes using one part to play double duty as a speaker or other components.

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iPhone 7 Rumors: Apple Inc. Patent Points To Wireless Charging Through Speaker Coil, Taptic Engine

Apple’s future iPhones may come with the ability to wirelessly recharge the battery. But instead of using separate hardware to support the tech, the company proposes using one part to play double duty as a speaker or other components.
An Apple Inc. patent applicationpublished by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Thursday, titled “Inductive Power Transfer Using Acoustic or Haptic Devic More

Apple’s future iPhones may come with the ability to wirelessly recharge the battery. But instead of using separate hardware to support the tech, the company proposes using one part to play double duty as a speaker or other components.
An Apple Inc. patent applicationpublished by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Thursday, titled “Inductive Power Transfer Using Acoustic or Haptic Devic More

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Elon Musk says Apple hires only Tesla’s worst engineers – SFGate

COLCHESTER, VT… As part of building a comprehensive electric vehicle charging network across the state, Green Mountain Power is offering nearly $50,000 in four separate grants to build four solar-paired electric vehicle charging stations. Applications will be accepted until October 23rd.

“We are so excited to be placing more charging stations where lots of Vermonters will use them, and More

COLCHESTER, VT… As part of building a comprehensive electric vehicle charging network across the state, Green Mountain Power is offering nearly $50,000 in four separate grants to build four solar-paired electric vehicle charging stations. Applications will be accepted until October 23rd.

“We are so excited to be placing more charging stations where lots of Vermonters will use them, and More

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Will Apple try to build a better electric car battery?

Rumors that Apple will bring its own car to market by 2019 have industry observers speculating about what sort of car it will be. Will Apple build it or make a deal with an existing car company to manufacture it? Will it be fully autonomous like the proposed Google car or have advanced self driving technology like the Tesla Autopilot system?

Everyone expects any Apple car to be electric, bu More

Rumors that Apple will bring its own car to market by 2019 have industry observers speculating about what sort of car it will be. Will Apple build it or make a deal with an existing car company to manufacture it? Will it be fully autonomous like the proposed Google car or have advanced self driving technology like the Tesla Autopilot system?

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Norway loves electric cars

Now that Tesla and a few other early movers have proven there’s demand for electric cars, it seems like every other car company is jumping onto the trend — Audi, BMW, Porsche, even Aston Martin have all recently joined the fray, not to mention Apple’s rumored “Project Titan” electric car.

But who’s buying them? Norwegians, it turns out. Based on data from IHS More

Now that Tesla and a few other early movers have proven there’s demand for electric cars, it seems like every other car company is jumping onto the trend — Audi, BMW, Porsche, even Aston Martin have all recently joined the fray, not to mention Apple’s rumored “Project Titan” electric car.

But who’s buying them? Norwegians, it turns out. Based on data from IHS More

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Apple Reveals their Latest Inductive Charging Invention – Patently Apple

When it comes to Apple delivering an advance wireless charging system, their most comprehensive system without a doubt was revealed two years in our report titled “Apple Reveals Master Details of Wireless Charging System.” While it’s the most advanced, it’s certainly isn’t the only invention Apple has worked on in respect to inductive charging. Apple has one for a fut More

When it comes to Apple delivering an advance wireless charging system, their most comprehensive system without a doubt was revealed two years in our report titled “Apple Reveals Master Details of Wireless Charging System.” While it’s the most advanced, it’s certainly isn’t the only invention Apple has worked on in respect to inductive charging. Apple has one for a fut More

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