RIM Fires Back At Apple

Steve Jobs was full of the smack talk yesterday, mentioning that Apple has passed RIM, and he doesn't think they're going back. The CEO of the BlackBerry makers — Jim Balsillie — hasn't taken this sitting down, and has issued a response (emphasis added): "For those of us who live outside of Apple's distortion field, we know that 7" tablets will actually be a big portion of the market and we know that Adobe Flash support actually matters to customers who want a real web experience. We also know that while Apple's attempt to control the ecosystem and maintain a closed platform may be good for Apple, developers want more options and customers want to fully access the overwhelming majority of web sites that use Flash. We think many customers … [Read more...]