Apple, Tesla, IBM: Only One Has Gotten the 'Unique' Model Right

Apple, Tesla, IBM: Only One Has Gotten the 'Unique' Model Right

I worked at IBM when it imploded in the early 1990s, so I think I can speak to what is in Apple and Tesla's future unless they learn the easy way what IBM learned the hard way: that the customer is always king, and mining a locked-in customer base to increase revenues and reduce costs will virtually always end badly.

Apple's Self-Destructive Qualcomm, China Strategies

Apple's Self-Destructive Qualcomm, China Strategies

If you look into the case, you'll find the only reason Apple's new phones aren't blocked too is because they didn't exist when Qualcomm filed its complaint. Since Qualcomm ensures that almost anyone can build a decent smartphone, Apple wants to kill the company.