“There’s something about winter,” Mark Rogowsky writes for Forbes. “The shorter days; the gloomy skies. Those convinced the election of our new president harkens terrible times; those who voted for him believing the darkness has long hovered over us. Oh, right, and the perennial concern that Apple, the 40-year-old American industrial giant whose products are used by nearly 1 in 6 humans on the planet is doomed. Finished. Over.”

“The latest installment in this long running saga was published by TechCrunch yesterday under the breathless headline, The End Of The Apple Dynasty?” Rogowsky writes. “There’s so much to unpack there and in the various critiques of Apple, we’ll get back to that in a moment.”

Rogowsky writes, “But first it’s worth revisiting the time when Apple really was close to doomed. It was half an Apple lifetime ago, in 1996.”

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