Innovate Government Away: Tech beats the bureaucracy

Although I am a PC guy, I have the greatest respect for Apple and Steve Jobs. Consider this. Apple became the largest company in the world (by valuation) without gaming the political system. I am sure there are exceptions in the company’s history somewhere, but generally this is true. Apple had almost no lobbyist representation until very recently when the Washington crowd decided they wanted a byte. (Get it?)

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Microsoft’s Downfall: Inside the Executive E-mails and Cannibalistic Culture That Felled a Tech Giant

Happier, more innovative days at Microsoft.

Today, a single Apple product—the iPhone—generates more revenue than all of Microsoft’s wares combined.

Microsoft lost its edge. It got fat. It got happy. It thought it would forever be on top. Remember when the government went after Microsoft to break it up?  Funny thing is, unless a company is given a government monopoly a company will never ever remain on top indefinitely, and this is a case with Microsoft.

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