according to an article in th wall street journal, the federal trade commission in the united states is set to review the business practices of apple.
steven jobs, who famously dissed adobe recently and has locked flash out of its iPhones and to add insult to injury, won’t allow application developers to create apps for its products using flash technology. and apparently other companies also have grievances with the firm.
as documented in numerous books, steve jobs suffers from what bill gates suffered from, hubris. and if it weren’t for the the bush administration winning the 2000 election, microsoft would’ve been broken up into micro-bytes.
here’s shakespeare has to say about hubris:
I have no spur
To prick the sides of my intent, but only
Vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself,
And falls on th’other.