Apple CEO should launch 8 new iPhones, spend billions on marketing, shut down Siri

Checklist for Tim Cook published by Forbes

Forbes has published a bullet pointed list of advice for Apple CEO Tim Cook to keep in mind when running Apple.

Suggestions include:

Grow Apple's (AAPL) market share. But keep margins above 44%.Put out 8 different versions of the iPhone simultaneouslySpend billions on marketing like SamsungGet more people in the emerging markets on to the iOS platform. But don't put out a cheaper iPhone and sacrifice marginsShut down Siri because it never worksUse the $137 billion cash on the balance sheet. But don't make wasteful high-priced acquisitionsHire back Scott Forstall. But also retain Bob Mansfield and Jony Ive the way Steve Jobs was able toShip the Apple TV immediately. But make sure it's a perfect experience for the consumer so that it's not another Maps screw-up before shipping

Read more suggestions here.

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Karen Haslam

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