“Steve Jobs, we now know, wanted to go ‘thermonuclear’ on Google for perceived design thefts,” Kit Eaton reports for Fast Company.
“Google, in the post-Jobs era, is doing nothing to cool the heated rivalry between the two firms,” Eaton reports. “By drawing together a few recent insights about Google’s moves and Apple’s innovations, one might wonder if Google is afraid of falling behind its rival–for good.”
Let us count the ways this could happen:
2. Maps and Navigation
5. Research, Spending, and Nervousness
Eaton writes, “If you add all the little niggles into one idea, then Google may actually be sensing a clear and present danger from Apple. Those angry barks from Jobs about the ‘theft’ of ideas in Android may, in fact, also come with a bite.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: In your last sentence, there’s no need to put the word theft in quotes, Ben.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Ben E.” for the heads up.]