“We asked two experts here at Slate to do a little wargaming with me. Tech columnist Farhad Manjoo will play Google. Moneybox columnist Matthew Yglesias will play Apple. Editor Dan Kois will play referee as Farhad and Matt imagine their way through a (totally speculative!) (fictional and not true!) Google vs. Apple all-out-war for world supremacy,” Manjoo and Yglesias write. “Could Google erase Apple from the Internet? Could iPhones control killer drones over Mountain View? How different is Apple willing to think? And how evil is Google prepared to be?”
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MacDailyNews Take: We don’t even need to read the piece to tell you the outcome: Sergey’s goofy glasses would immediately get slapped off his face and the Googleplex would quickly become a smoldering, uninhabitable crater. After all these years of doing this, if there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s this: Never, ever underestimate the power of Apple’s civilian army.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "clasqm" for the heads up.]