"Rose asked that if he'd known then what he knows now, would he have vertically integrated his magic, "the way Steve Jobs did."Gates: Apple may have to make a Surface-like device | Technically Incorrect - CNET News
Gates explained that it was new form factors that dictated the idea of vertical integration. Gates protected his Windows manufacturers like HP and Dell, but only a little.
"I actually believe you can have the best of both worlds. You can have a rich ecosystem of manufacturers and you can have a few signature devices that show off, you know, wow, what's the difference between a tablet and a PC.""
Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Gates: Apple may have to make a Surface-like device | Technically Incorrect - CNET News
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