TechNewsWorld: Apple and Sun: Learning from Each Other
Aug 10, 2004, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A couple of things happened last month that got me thinking
about Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Latest News about Apple and Sun and
their failed merger attempt years ago. Sun held its lab tour event
at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and
Apple became outraged at Real Networks for making its Real Music
services compatible with the iPod.
"Before I get into this topic, let me give a quick plug to the
Computer History Museum. If you ever come to the Silicon Valley,
set some time aside to visit this place. It has old hardware that
doesn't exist anywhere else, everything from the first Apple
computers to the machines--complete with built-in ash trays--used
by Norad in the 1950s to defend against nuclear attack..."