Source: All Things D
quote: By that logic they wouldn't sell any Mac's, yet their Mac sales are always increasing, unlike PC sales.
quote: Who would care with Android over selling?
quote: When you have generic phones/devices from god knows where, that cost next to nothing, who wants to compete with that? No one wants a race to the bottom.
quote: quote:By that logic they wouldn't sell any Mac's, yet their Mac sales are always increasing, unlike PC sales.They ARE PC's now though. Some of their stuff is being called the best Windows PC's out there. Ironic right?If Mac's could still only run OSX, the sales wouldn't be close to what they are today.quote:Who would care with Android over selling?Anyone in competition with them maybe? Of course Apple "cares" their being outsold, only an idiot would run a business and not "care" their being outsold. Apple's goal, as is any companies, is to claim as close to 100% of the market as possible.Tim Cook claiming he doesn't "care" is nothing but saber rattling and chest thumping. He's trying to spin declining stocks, declining market presence, and investor uncertainty into positives by claiming great stuff is right around the corner.quote:When you have generic phones/devices from god knows where, that cost next to nothing, who wants to compete with that? No one wants a race to the bottom.Yeah that mentality worked out great for RIM. "We're awesome, we don't have to compete. Our products speak for themselves!"Do me a favor and please tell me you aren't running a business right now.
quote: I want my company to have the biggest marketshare
quote: I didn't actually read Tony's entire post. Not even a third of it. Because it's the same goddamn thing he says every time.
quote: It's like he doesn't even realize Google doesn't make their money directly from handset sales. Their not a handset maker! Google's entire strategy IS market share, because the more people using Android and Google's baked-in services, the more Google profits.
quote: so occasionally he takes his clear love of the company too far.
quote: Only thing is that Apple has to compete with a lot of cheaper devices because they are no longer top dog, and with the Asian market, they like flashy but they also want inexpensive.
quote: 1. Apple CEO get browbeaten by congress for not paying enough taxes.2. Apple CEO hires DC sleazebag for 7-figure job.The system worked.
quote: quote:1. Apple CEO get browbeaten by congress for not paying enough taxes.2. Apple CEO hires DC sleazebag for 7-figure job. The system worked.I'm fond of the term "greasing the flagpole" to describe the federal government and its parasitic relationship with the private sector.
quote: Mr. Cook continued to dodge the question of his company's ongoing legal war with Samsung, equivocating, "Generally, I don't like lawsuits any more than I did last year. But, I don't want copying. It's a values thing. This is about values at the end of the day."