Jobs Unleashed: Apple CEO Rails Against Google, Adobe

by admin February 1, 2010 at 12:44 pm

We knew Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs had a hot competitive streak, but it isn’t pundits making fun of the iPad’s name that are earning Jobs’ ire. Apparently, it’s Google and Adobe (NSDQ:ADBE), both of which entered Jobs’ crosshairs — for being “bulls—” and “lazy” — in a recent series of rants at a Town Hall meeting for Apple employees.

The details of the Apple meeting were reported by Wired which cited anonymous sources as saying Jobs took aim at both Google (NSDQ:GOOG) and Adobe and let ’em have it with both barrels.

Wired reported that Jobs said of Google, “They entered the phone business. Make no mistake they want to kill the iPhone. We won’t let them. This don’t be evil mantra: It’s bulls—.”

The comments were apparently in reference to Google’s Nexus One, the proprietary Google Android phone Google launched in January as a competitor to the iPhone.

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