Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Jul 2009 00:40 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Now this is interesting news that hit my inbox at 2:22 AM (don't ask). It seems like the concept of selling Mac clones is more lucrative than many have anticipated, as I've just been informed via email that the German PearC has expanded its business into the BeNeLux (Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg) and France. Together with the news that Psystar emerged from chapter 11, it looks like the market for Mac clones is more lucrative than many of us had imagined.
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Chapter 11
by Googol on Sat 4th Jul 2009 18:55 UTC
Googol
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2006-11-24

has always been a sure sign for a lucrative business.

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RE: Chapter 11
by BallmerKnowsBest on Sun 5th Jul 2009 22:32 in reply to "Chapter 11"
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2008-06-02

has always been a sure sign for a lucrative business.


I guess everyone should avoid Apple products then, since they had significantly more resources - yet almost managed to run themselves into the ground 10 years ago.

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RE: Chapter 11
by sbergman27 on Sun 5th Jul 2009 22:56 in reply to "Chapter 11"
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2005-07-24

has always been a sure sign for a lucrative business.

Actually, *coming out* of chapter 11, despite fighting an expensive court battle waged by an 800lb gorilla is pretty impressive. That takes some revenue. Especially since attorneys don't let themselves get into a position of losing money to a client that files chapter 11. They make sure they get paid.

So that facet of this drama *does* suggest that the market could be quite lucrative.

The fact that Apple feels so strongly about preventing hardware competition in their market suggests that they *know* it would be a very lucrative business. And they want to keep all of the lucre for themselves, consumer be damned.

Edited 2009-07-05 23:01 UTC

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