Alex Salkever, Technology editor for BusinessWeek Online, has issued a public apology to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. An excerpt:
You probably remember an exchange we had back in January, 2004. You had just introduced the new iPod mini at Macworld. I wrote a column opining that the mini was too pricey — only $50 less than the iPod — and destined to flop in much the same manner as the ill-fated G3 Cube.
You then wrote me an e-mail asking that if my assumption of a mini flop proved incorrect would I publish an apology. ‘Of course!’ I replied. Well, the mini is not a flop. In fact, it’s a hit. I can’t deny it. So, here’s my apology, Steve. The mini is no Cube. I was wrong, and you were right.
Full article here.