17 August 2010

2010.08.17_Apple introduces multitasking: exploiting, monopolizing, profiting.

Nothing to do with Argentina, or even South America -- where pulling out any device is like jumping up and down and yelling "I'm just visiting!" (in English) -- but a wickedly-relevant article for the rest of the world.

The baddest Apple in a rotten bunch
"...two factors in the targeting of Microsoft products were: One, they were the biggest player in town; and two, they were widely perceived to be monopolistic jerks whose drive for profit was far greater than their desire to encourage exciting software development.

On both counts, Apple should watch out."

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