Today in Apple history: Microsoft gets sued for ripping off Mac OS

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March 17, 1988: Apple sues Microsoft for allegedly stealing 189 different elements of its Macintosh operating system to create Windows 2.0. The incident, which causes a deep rift between Apple and one of its top developers, paves the way for an epic battle between the two companies that will rage for years. Microsoft goes from friend […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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