Dead again: Unshipped products kill Apple every time

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Someone reset the clock! We have another “Apple killer.” We got like 15 minutes that time. New record.

Writing for InvestorPlace, John Divine has found it:

“Amazon Ecosystem: The Biggest Threat to AAPL Stock” (tip o’ the antlers to Achim Loobes)

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Silver finish: The Apple Watch places second before it's even out

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Is everyone excited about getting smartwatches this holiday season? No? Well, that’s news to Tiger Beat in the Valley’s Barry Levine.

“Our crystal ball says the top-selling smartwatch this season will be...” (indirect link)

And by “crystal ball” VentureBeat mean “highly dubious survey.” So, pretty accurate. It’s about as predictive as a ball that is made of crystal. Slightly less predictive than a Magic 8-Ball, which at least tries to give you answers.

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Reality challenged: Remember those predictions Tim Cook would be fired?

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It was just a matter of time, but Apple’s executive corps could only preside over so much market share bloodletting before the bill came due.

Bloomberg says “Apple Executives Set to Pay Price in Overhaul”

If only they’d listened to pundits and licensed iOS or opened it up to antivirus vendors or sold a dirt-cheap iPhone! So sad. Let’s see what the damage will be.

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Insecurity blanket: iOS has antivirus makers feeling left out

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Did you hear the one about the antivirus company CEO who got to opine on TechCrunch about how Apple should open up iOS?

Oh, it’s not a joke.

Well, maybe it is, actually.

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Idea recycling: some discredited ideas never die

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Prepare to be astounded by a nigh-unbelievable idea! Yes, thrill to the concept you’ve never heard before as ZDNet’s Jason Perlow lays out the case for...

WHY APPLE SHOULD LICENSE ONE OF ITS OPERATING SYSTEMS!

Seriously, we’ve having this argument again. No, the Macalope can’t believe it either. Yes, we do at least have plenty of gin.

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A broken Watch: This Apple Watch reporting isn't even right twice a day

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The Macalope is sure there are kinds of reporting that Business Insider is good at. He’s drawing a complete blank on what they might be, but they probably exist. Right?

Farm production reporting? Cat up a tree? Dog bites man? Dog bites man because the man’s a Business Insider writer and screw that guy?

Well, whatever it is, it’s not the reporting of technical details.

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Religious refrain: Please stop comparing Apple to a religion

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Say, friend, have you heard the good news about Apple? Turns out it’s a religion.

Writing for The Atlantic, Derek Thompson takes us to school. Sunday school.

“Turning Customers Into Cultists”

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