Verne G. Kopytoff, reporting for the NYT:
As one example of its success, Apple turned its tablet into a $6
billion business in the quarter. That is twice as big as Dell’s
entire consumer PC business.
From the Claim Chowder Hall of Fame, circa 1997:
And at the Gartner Symposium and ITxpo97 here today, the CEO of
competitor Dell Computer added his voice to the chorus when asked
what could be done to fix the Mac maker. His solution was a
“What would I do? I’d shut it down and give the money back to the
shareholders,” Michael Dell said before a crowd of several
thousand IT executives.
★ Wednesday, 20 July 2011