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"I will spend my last dying breath if I need"

Makes no sense. It looks like he ran out of breath before money though.

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post #32 of 252
Didn't he rip of a prime piece of tech from xerox many moons ago?
post #33 of 252
If that quote is real, it's pretty disappointing, and lowers my opinion of Steve Jobs a bit. Android a "stolen" product? How is that even remotely true?

Stolen or not, the fact the Android made Jobs so angry that would say something like that just proves it has been a great success
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JonnyBigBoss View Post
Disgusting comment.

I got an iPhone 4s for you Steve. It's my first Apple product, too.


All I can say is this ...


It is simply a sad world when millions raise someone like Jobs to God status yet the same millions do not care about more important things on this planet.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SgtMunky View Post
Didn't he rip of a prime piece of tech from xerox many moons ago?
You mean the entire idea of a GUI OS? Yes.
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No surprise to me; Jobs has always been this way. Maybe Apple can start being an ethical company now, but I doubt it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CerealKillah View Post
I would imagine he felt a lot like Xerox....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JonnyBigBoss View Post
Disgusting comment.

I got an iPhone 4s for you Steve. It's my first Apple product, too.
I heard certain batches of iPhone 4s has Steve Jobs hair follicles, maybe you hit the jackpot.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post
Same goes for you. How dare you have a computer and money in the bank? You're an evil person and will burn in hell for not giving you money to people who can't earn their own but still make kids like crazy.
You missed the target by a mile . I set up a monthly direct debit contribution to a few charity organizations. You should be ashamed of yourself to think that everyone is so ignorant. . Go get another iPhone 4 S and parade around with a 'this is for you steve' hat!
 
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Guys...there's absolutely no proof that this quote was anything more than hyperbole. I didn't know Jobs, but I guarantee he wouldn't have destroyed Apple just to kill Android. He was simply making the point that he felt Android had infringed on Apple's patents or what have you. And by the looks of it, the courts don't entirely disagree with him.

Do I think it's silly to destroy one's own company in the pursuit of the destruction of another? Yes, obviously I do. And Jobs did too.

Quote:
Originally Posted by CerealKillah View Post
I would imagine he felt a lot like Xerox....
Didn't Apple but the patents from xerox? ...
Edited by flamingoyster - 10/21/11 at 9:52am
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