The deal is huge for GT, which will go from $28.9 million in revenues to the expected $800 million, mainly based on the sapphire material new job. That will make Apple GT’s biggest client. The contract with Apple also means that GT will make big changes in its business model, which will apparently in the future evolve mostly around sapphire.
The question is: what is Apple planning to do with all that sapphire? The material is currently used for fingerprint-recognition buttons and as iPhone 5's rear lens protection. According to the rumors, Apple is planning to replace Gorilla Glass with sapphire for the touchscreens of its future devices. Sapphire might show up in the future iWatch, or in some Apple’s totally new gadget.
Miranda Lambert nominated for 9 CMA Awards this Year
Miranda Lambert showed her soft side for a 7 year old fan with cancer. She kept wiping her tears off when she sang “Over You” for a 7 year old cancer patient in Texas on Saturday. And she was also nominated for 9 CMA awards this year.
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