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Why does Apple get a free ride?

by Mathew on September 26, 2007 · 61 comments

I really don't want to get into the usual pissing match that seems to occur whenever someone fails to bow down and worship Steve Jobs' every move, but I can't help myself. Why aren't we seeing more outrage -- okay, even a little bit of outrage -- about the news that Apple twisted the arm…

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I realize that getting struck by lightning is no laughing matter, and the man described in this New England Journal of Medicine case has lost part of his hearing and had other painful things happen to him as a result of getting hit by a splashback from a strike. Still, I just couldn't get over…
I'm sure there are lots of people who are even now blaming blogs and "new media" and God knows what else for the frenzy of stories about how iTunes sales are "collapsing" or "plummeting" or "hemorrhaging" or (insert sensationalized adverb here), all of which were based on a loose interpretation of a Forrester sales report.…

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Two things strike me about the deal between Microsoft and Universal Music, which will see the record company get a cut of every Zune player the software giant (theoretically) sells. The first is that such an arrangement is an obvious sign that Microsoft is desperate, and the second is that it's an obvious sign that…

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Plenty of chatter about the launch of Microsoft's Zune -- will it kill the iPod, or will it suck? If you're looking for technical details, Engadget is probably the best place, although the gang at PaidContent have been doing a great job of covering the story. I think the larger screen sounds great and so…

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