Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Apr 2007 21:03 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Mac OS X Apple conceded that it will be unable to release its next generation operating system in June as previously planned and now says it anticipates launching the software in October. In a statement released after the close of the stock market, Apple said its highly anticipated iPhone has already passed several of its required certification tests and is on schedule to ship in late June as planned. "We can't wait until customers get their hands (and fingers) on it and experience what a revolutionary and magical product it is," Apple said. "However, iPhone contains the most sophisticated software ever shipped on a mobile device, and finishing it on time has not come without a price - we had to borrow some key software engineering and QA resources from our Mac OS X team, and as a result we will not be able to release Leopard at our WWDC in early June as planned." Update: New Leopard screenshots.
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RE: Dilution of talent
by SpasmaticSeacow on Fri 13th Apr 2007 11:32 UTC in reply to "Dilution of talent"
SpasmaticSeacow
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2006-02-17

First signs that Apple is spreading its talent too thinly.

To be fair, Apple employs less than 1/10th as many people as Microsoft and they are delaying a product by 4 months (rather than 4 years), and they aren't compromising on the feature set.

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