Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Feb 2012 17:53 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Jobs called Android a 'stolen product', but theft can be a tricky concept when talking about innovation. The iPhone didn't emerge fully formed from Jobs's head. Rather, it represented the culmination of incremental innovation over decades - much of which occurred outside of Cupertino." Nothing particularly new in there for regular OSNews readers, but still handy to have it in one place.
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RE: I love Steve but...
by Laurence on Thu 23rd Feb 2012 20:51 UTC in reply to "I love Steve but..."
Laurence
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You're right. There's plenty of instances where Apple has used other's ideas. I do think a lot of his anger stemmed from Rubin being on the board and then telling Google what he learned. I'd feel slighted too, but that's business.

People keep making this argument but Rubin was never in the iPhone meetings because of a very clearly expressed conflict of interests.

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ignore me. I think we're / I'm getting Rubin mixed up with Schmidt

Edited 2012-02-23 20:54 UTC

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