L.A. School District Awards Apple $30 Million Contract for iPads

Howard Blume and Teresa Watanabe, reporting for The Los Angeles Times:

A Microsoft representative urged the board to try more than one product and not to rely on one platform. Doing so could cut off the district from future price reductions and innovations, said Robyn Hines, senior director of state government affairs for Microsoft.

Read that again. A Microsoft representative urging people not to rely on one platform.

Times really have changed.

Thursday, 20 June 2013