Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Sep 2005 19:23 UTC, submitted by Saad
Apple Apple pinned its hopes on a project started in 1987 to provide a next generation version of Mac OS, called Pink. The operating system never shipped, but it prompted Apple's adption of the PowerPC. Read the story here.
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Beiginning is wrong
by parrotjoe on Sat 10th Sep 2005 23:16 UTC
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An interesting article - and I recall this ongoing process that ended up as Taligent. However, at the beginning the author states that the Mac had saved the company in the mid-eighties. Nothing could be further from the truth. The Mac was a money loser at first and it took some time for it to be really profitable. During that time, it was the profits from the Apple II that kept things going.

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RE: Beiginning is wrong
by ma_d on Sun 11th Sep 2005 02:01 in reply to "Beiginning is wrong"
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It saved the company from its own damage!

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