Congratulations to him
He's figured out already that Apple owners are brain dead types who believe that they are getting software really worth $249 for $49!
A 16-year-old kid from Northants has made his first million selling discount software and embedding ads in mobile applications, and aims to be making a hundred times that. While most of us were experimenting with recreational drugs* and getting shot down in flames by the opposite sex, Christian Owens was negotiating limited- …
In the headline the term "makes" (profit, cash you get to keep yourself) is used, but only in the final paragraph is it conceded, albeit after the facts are laid out, that the big figure is only "turnover" (revenue, cash you get paid that has to cover your own costs). May I suggest "takes" or "takes in" instead?
Well done to that boy - although 1 million turnover is not the same as 1 million profit it still beats the hell out of what I was doing at that age*
Just hope his new found fame does not go to his head like other teen success stories, happens often and the fall is usually from a great height and usually involves alcahol in some way.
*Getting laid, smoking pot and asking my sister to buy me alcohol. anon for obvious reasons.
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