Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Feb 2006 22:21 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Apple John Sculley was instrumental in Apple's rise and fall during the late eighties and early nineties. By 1990, Apple was the largest PC manufacturer in the world, but at the same time, the company was hemorrhaging research money. After a power struggle that started almost as soon as Steve Jobs left the company in 1985, he was deposed in favor of his trusted aid, Michael Spindler. Read more.
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by Luposian on Thu 23rd Feb 2006 09:16 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: From the article..."
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Hey, watch who you call "the biggest moron". If it wasn't for Gassee (who the blazes cares *what* he did (right or wrong) at Apple, it's what he did AFTER Apple, that impresses me), we wouldn't have BeOS, which means we wouldn't have Haiku to follow in the footsteps of BeOS...

And, because of that, I consider him a certified GENIUS! Even if Be, Inc fell flat on it's face (and was leaking money like a sieve, from day one). The OS rocked. The OS lives on... and I am grateful for that.

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