Today in Apple history: Bill Gates urges Apple to license Mac OS


June 25, 1985: 30-year-old Bill Gates, at the time best known as a Mac developer, sends a memo to Apple CEO John Sculley and Macintosh boss Jean Louis Gassée. His suggestion? That Apple licenses its Mac operating system and additional technology to other companies. Apple’s management ignores his advice. Five months later, Windows 1.0 is […]

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