Sorry Haters, But Apple is Not a Monopolist (Premium)


It's been an interesting season of bad news for Apple, and that's really brought the haters out in droves. But Apple's problems selling iPhones need to be put in context, as the iPhone is still the best-selling smartphone in the industry. It's not even close.

The haters aren't interested in context, of course. They're just interested in bad news about Apple. And this week, we learned that the U.S. Supreme Court may actually hear a case in which Apple has been accused of being a monopolist that illegally sets prices. And the haters are just ecstatic over the possibility that Apple, finally, might get knocked down a peg.

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