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Old 11th January, 2007, 05:27 AM
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Cisco sues Apple over 'iPhone'

It sure looks like Steve Jobs and Apple have stepped in a big ol' pile of industrial-strength doo-doo with Cisco.

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Seems a bit wreckless!

They could have just called it the iPod Phone, would have made no difference to their loyal customers.
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Well, Apple got themselves into it this time.

No excuse whatsoever!
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I'm pretty sure that there's been other iPhones too - like VocalTec's offering a few years ago...
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I wonder if they simply wanted the free publicity? Though it might turn out to be expensive for them.
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So what if they're over priced! At lest they are innovative.

(No one at Apple had a clue there might be trouble over this?)
((Cross posted George, you might have something.))
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So what if they're over priced! At lest they are innovative.
The only innovation here is the marketing.
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I think this would qualify as five finger innovation, as in 5 finger discount...":O}
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