Is Apple Entering An Age Of Empire?


Sat, Apr 3rd, 2010 13:03 by capnasty NEWS

Fascinating interview on NPR on whether Apple has now become the man that it warned against so long ago.

A quarter century ago, Apple touted itself as the alternative to computer hegemony. But its new iPad grows works only with applications approved by and sold through Apple. Host Guy Raz talks to Slate technology columnist Farhad Manjoo about whether Apple is stifling innovation by building the type of empire it once warned against.



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