The Death Spiral: It’s what happens to those who steal from Apple

“There are two disturbing trends in technology these days,” Kate MacKenzie writes for Mac360. “The first is the most obvious– the propensity of technology competitors to steal product designs from Apple.”

“The second is less obvious, but increasingly distinct if you dig into the numbers a bit. It’s what happens to those tech companies which steal from Apple,” MacKenzie writes. “As best as I can tell from a weekend of analysis, those companies that steal product designs from Apple go into a death spiral.”

MacKenzie writes, “Despite what Apple’s technology competitors say, and despite what the technorati elite and market prognosticators say, copycats seem to enter a profitless death spiral from which no company has yet to return.”

Read more in the full article here.

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