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Steve Jobs Used Patents to Get Bill Gates to Make 1997 Investment In Apple

Forbes : I called up Bill and said, “I’m going to turn this thing around.” Bill always had a soft spot for Apple. We got him into the application software business. The first Microsoft apps were Excel and Word for the Mac. So I called him and said, “I need help.” Microsoft was walking over Apple’s patents. I said, “If we kept up our lawsuits, a few years from now we could win a billion-dollar patent suit.

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AgentWhite1744d ago

Very interesting Article !

mcstorm1744d ago

If only bill did not bail them out.