How Times Change

Steve Jobs, 1996:

Steve Jobs, 2010:

“We can sit by and watch competitors steal our patented inventions, or we can do something about it. We’ve decided to do something about it. We think competition is healthy, but competitors should create their own original technology, not steal ours.”

I love your products, Apple, but it’s hard to continue promoting your stuff when your strategy for a market is to patent-troll everyone else. If you can’t beat Androids on your own, maybe it’s time to innovate. And stop acting like that other huge monopoly; remember how that worked out for them?

Apple Sues HTC

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(best headline of the year so far)