CNET News Daily Podcast: Coming to terms with the iPhone and Apple

The latest numbers on the iPhone underscore in 20-point type Apple's shift into a consumer electronics company.

Charles Cooper
Charles Cooper Former Executive Editor / News
Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at CBSNews.com, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.

The sharp growth in the iPhone was seized upon by investors who bid up Apple's stock even as the overall stock market slumped. CNET News' Tom Krazit reflects upon the import of the iPhone in the context of a strategy shift CEO Steve Jobs charted for Apple years ago.

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