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____/ RonB on Friday 18 Nov 2011 22:46 : \____
> On Fri, 18 Nov 2011 16:32:37 -0600, chrisv wrote:
>> Well, Apple was in dire straights, for a while, there. Without M$
>> Office they probably would not have survived.
>> M$ could have killed them off, then, but thought it better to allow them
>> their niche, so they could pretend to not be a monopoly.
> I think that's the only reason Microsoft kept Apple alive. Probably
> wishing they had gone antitrust route now.
It's like a duopoly and controlled opposition. They share their market. Android
to them is an intruder.
~~ Best of wishes
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