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  Getting to the Source of Mac OS X
Subject:   OS X on Intel
Date:   2004-10-07 10:12:26
From:   dive@myrealbox.com
Response to: OS X on Intel

Also - keep in mind that Microsoft Corporation owns a controlling interest in Apple - 1/3 of the stock is owned by Microsoft. This can explain why Apple does or doesn't do a lot of things, and why Apple will not directly compete with Microsoft by releasing an Intel version of OS X. It would be too popular and pervasive, and could take a lion's share of the PC operating system market.
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  • Microsoft owns Apple?
    2005-05-11 17:42:09  learnoss [View]

    where did you hear that? having stock in a company does constitute owning a company. Microsoft received non-voting stock and it was to ensure that Gates would continue making software for the Mac. Also, to clear up their long standing lawsuit.

    Apple won't sell an Intel version since it would cut into their hardware business. And what types of apps would you run on your Intel-based OS X computer?
    Apps that run on a Mac. People use Windows since the re are many apps, not the case on Macs.

    Again, another person who is misinformed.