Created 08/02/2011 - 1 year ago
And so it begins again. BGR has an exclusive scoop from an "unproven" (ooh!) source: Apple is in talks to buy Barnes & Noble, the country's last remaining national bookseller.
timoreilly: Fabulous response to rumors of Apple buying Barnes & Noble: A brief history of Apple not buying things http://bit.ly/pGg21X
ash_patel: Hilarious - A Brief History of Apple Not Buying Things http://t.co/DPFFkRf via @technologizer
alexanderchee: Given reports of Apple's interest in B&N, a brief history of Apple not buying things: http://bit.ly/pGg21X via @TimOReilly, @OReillyMedia
staffordmasie: "...makes too much sense for Apple...Apple doesn’t make moves that appear logical to most outside observers at the time" http://t.co/FWYHQnh
NewtonCasey: Getting to this one late, but Harry McCracken's piece on Apple's non-acquisitions is brilliant http://bit.ly/okxcFk
AThorsheim: Vintage | Witty | RT @jackschofield: A Brief History of Apple Not Buying Things, by @harrymccracken at Technologizer http://t.co/ze3Em6w
kbals: But what would Apple then need to do with its $70+ billion? RT @timoreilly: A brief history of Apple not buying things http://t.co/wbEFw5e
LaunchBooks: Apple to buy B&N? Not so fast there, tiger: http://t.co/WPdm05K (good Technologizer piece on Apple *not* buying companies)
oryankim: Is Apple buying X company? Prolly not? http://t.co/FtSlj5d via @harrymccracken reminds me death of everything post; http://t.co/ZB7TvOx
Matchstick: Does being frugal pay off? Take a look at @apple’s long list of non-purchases. http://ow.ly/5Tje7
anametrix: Why? It's headlines like "will Nemo find an iPod?" A brief history of Apple not buying things http://bit.ly/pGg21X thanks, @timoreilly!
gregory80: Apple is a good company b/c they don't acquire companies. They build products. #lessons http://gt-co.de/okzmqC
ALSITRADER: RT @StockTwits: RT @JeffReevesIP Hilarious & well-done: A brief history of what $AAPL didn't buy. http://stk.ly/oxl6LC.
BatterseaNet: A Brief History of #Apple Not Buying Things http://t.co/jWdVw5f via @Techmeme and @ScepticGeek
Nin_99: RT @harrymccracken: Apple-Barnes & Noble talks to lead to latest in long line of Apple non-mergers & un-acquisitions. http://t.co/ISCAWVs
Lekrom: RT @Photocritic: A Brief History of Apple Not Buying Things http://bit.ly/q9PCQh #TongueInCheek #Apple
t_pat: RT @johnhanke: A Brief History of Apple Not Buying Things http://t.co/P5NY7xc - lessons about temptations of M&A and value of focused development.
DrewRune: A Brief History of Apple Not Buying Things http://t.co/C07L53W - and now there is talk about apple buying Barnes and Noble bah! #apple
seanmulkerne: A Brief History of Apple Not Buying Things http://technologizer.com/2011/07/29/a-brief-history-of-apple-not-buying-things/