Dell and Ballmer had similar views about computers and phones.
“What would I do? I’d shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders,” – Michael Dell
“Five hundred dollars? Fully subsidized? With a plan?” Ballmer chuckles in the way that only Ballmer chuckles. “That is the most expensive phone in the world. And it doesn’t appeal to business customers because it doesn’t have a keyboard, which makes it not a very good email machine.” -Steve Ballmer
GM couldn’t build cars without without a 60 billion dollar slouch fund courtesy of the U.S. taxpayer, of which they never paid all of it back.
How the hell does Aikers, who couldnt build cars by without 179 million tax paying Americans and the Federal Government of the most powerful country in the universe banking rolling him…Despite having a complete and operational car making assembly line…have the stones to tell someone, or anyone for that matter that, “They have no idea what they’re getting into if they get into that.”
Why didn’t he issue the U.S. Government and the Taxpayer that warning?