Apple/Apple

Apple Records

vs

Apple Computer

It's a business concerning records, films and electronics, and as a sideline whatever it's called ... manufacturing whatever ... but we want to set up a system whereby people who want to make a film about anything don't have to go down on their knees in somebody's office, probably yours ..

John Lennon
Apple Press Conference
New York 14th May 1968

I was making my way through the Beatles Anthology series when I caught this. Lennon's thoughts on the manifesto of the corporation that he and the rest of the Beatles had formed are rather ironic when you consider that it is Apple Computers that has actually fulfilled their original charter rather better, lawsuits over names notwithstanding.

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- April 29, 2007 6:07 PM // Technology