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Why “Google vs. Apple”-Type Articles Are Stupid

“We have been distracted by ridiculous arguments and fabricated “wars” for too long. We have been distracted by thinking that Google is Microsoft and Apple is Apple in a doomed fight already fought 20 years ago.

But that is not the fight we should be caring about at all. The fight we should be talking about, but aren’t, is the fight between mobile device makers and the carriers. This is the only real fight that matters.”

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–Elia Freedman on counterproductive tech horse races and the parties that profit from them.

(Elia Insider via @bxchen; subsequently spotted at Daring Fireball. Title pic via NYT, reproduced here for illustrating the point.)

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