Daily Archives: June 9, 2011

Apple App Store eBook Armageddon Is Cancelled

Apple Reverses Course On In-App Subscriptions

Steve Jobs Blinks! Apple Backs Down On App Subscription Rules

On Saturday, June 4, 2011, I wrote in this post, My Two Revolutionary Wishes For Apple’s WWDC, the following:

1) For Apple to relent, recognize the cultural importance and value-enhancement of books, and let eBookstores sell in-app without requiring a business-murdering 30% vig to Apple.

After posting that, I emailed the link to Steve Jobs.

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Steve Jobs: Startups Shouldn’t Tremble In A Corner

Another excerpt from that excellent question & answer session Steve Jobs did at the 1997 Apple WWDC.

This time he talks about how Apple came to be, why they built the computers they did, what makes a great product, and why large companies shouldn’t be feared as competitors.

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