Reply to post: Re: Thinning the herd

iPhone 6: The final straw for Android makers eaten alive by the data parasite?


Re: Thinning the herd

There are many aircraft manufacturers.

What you refer to as consolidation is more akin to monopoly.

Take, as recent examples, the Airbus A-380 and the Boeing 'Dreamliner'.

While the Airbus was running a little late, the US mounted a massive propaganda attack, attack articles were repeated or echoed in Japan, all english-speaking countries, europe, doubtless other places.

The 'Dreamliner' ended up much further behind schedule, had serious technical and production problems, but the articles were all 'Aw, can't be helped, it's gonna be just the GREATEST PLANE EVAR!!!'

Check for yourself if you don't recall.

Apple is similar.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon


Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020