Thursday, 7 May 2009

Apple to buy Twitter?

Just a rumour, according the Guardian Tech blog:

"Here's the reality: Twitter is a messaging service. Apple is a hardware company. When Apple buys companies, that's because they fit into its corporate mission, which is to sell hardware at a profit. They might be companies that specialise in touchscreen technologies, or music software companies, but if you have a look at the list of (known) Apple corporate purchases, you won't find anything that gels with "platform-agnostic messaging service".

Apple isn't buying Twitter. There's no corporate fit. It's not going to be announced at WWDC. It's not going to be bought for $700m."

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