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Warren Buffett traded his old phone for an iPhone

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Bill Gates and Warren Buffett pick up a shift at Dairy Queen Description video: During my visit to Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha, Warren Buffett and I broke away from the meetings to visit a Dairy Queen for some […]

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett pick up a shift at Dairy Queen

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During my visit to Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha, Warren Buffett and I broke away from the meetings to visit a Dairy Queen for some lunch and to get some restaurant training. We learned how to work the cash register, greet guests, and make a Blizzard (including the proper way to serve it, “Always upside down with a smile.”). Learn more at https://b-gat.es/2KdA96E

Warren Buffett traded his old phone for an iPhone

Warren Buffett, one of Apple’s largest shareholders, finally owns one of Apple’s most popular products..

Berkshire owns about 5.6% of tech giant Apple.

On Monday, the billionaire investor announced that he had recently swapped his push-button cell phone for a smartphone. Berkshire Hathaway CEO told CNBC that his old Samsung phone «gone forever». He once hinted that he might break his old phone at Berkshire Hathaway’s upcoming annual meeting in May..

Doesn’t seem like he has a lot of apps installed or is using custom notes on his iPhone as he himself says he’s just using it «like a regular phone». 

«You are looking at an 89-year-old boy who is just starting to chat with him.», – said Buffett. Despite the fact that over the years he was already awarded «some» iPhones, including those from Apple CEO Tim Cook, he still hasn’t used any of them as his personal phone.

Warren Buffett traded his old phone for an iPhone

This is not his first gadget from Apple – he previously said that he uses an iPad to check stock prices. He even sent his first tweet from an iPad in 2013..

Buffett’s old phone was a Samsung SCH-U320. He showed this phone to CNN in 2013 and joked that Alexander Graham-Bell gave it to him.

His comments came after his Berkshire Hathaway company released its latest quarterly results on Saturday.. 

The conglomerate reported net income of $ 29.2 billion and operating income of $ 4.4 billion..

Berkshire Hathaway is one of the most valuable companies in the United States, worth over $ 560 billion. Buffett’s company invests in blue-chip stocks including Apple, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, American Express and many more.