“The computer company started in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak has been named one of the most disruptive ideas in the last 85 years by influential magazine Businessweek, beating out modern-day essentials such as GPS, credit cards, and the modem,” AppleInsider reports.
MacDailyNews Take: Actually, the entry seems to be about the Apple-1 computer, not Apple the company, as it reads, “1976. The Apple I computer goes on sale for a retail price of $666.66.”
AppleInsider reports, “Google, ranked 6th, was the only technology company to best the Cupertino firm [again, the list seems to be about the search engine, not the company – MDN Ed.], while Wal-Mart took the top slot for a corporation, in 4th.”
AppleInsider reports, “Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an accompanying interview that he knew from the beginning that the business would one day become something special.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Idiotic and moronic list in terms of the choices and the ordering. The Internet is not on the list (!) and iPhone is only 78th (for just two examples), but a search engine is #4?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]