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Re: Steve Jobs: a Duopolist Thugster

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____/ Homer on Friday 26 Aug 2011 02:43 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> âApple plus Microsoft equals 100% of the desktop computer market. And so
>>  whatever Apple and Microsoft agree to do, itâs a standard.â
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=GB&hl=en-GB&v=WxOp5mBY9IY#t=9m10s
> He forgot to mention that the "Apple" component of that 100% was only
> about 15% in 1997, and therefore what he /really/ meant was whatever
> Microsoft decided to do would be what Apple had to live with.
> 14 years later, and the Mac's market share is now one third of what it
> was in 1997, and the only thing between Apple and bankruptcy (again) is
> a bunch of glazed-eyed Apple fanboys with more money than sense, and
> some "looky-feely" patents on rectangles and icons.
>> Good riddance to Jobs.
> Good riddance to Apple.

They've lost their most valuable brand, "Jobs" (or as some people call it in IRC, 

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