Today in Apple history: Dell PCs overtake Macs in education market

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October 27, 1999: Dell Computer overtakes Apple in the educational market, stealing Cupertino’s crown as the top company selling computers to U.S. schools. Steve Jobs, who is still in the process of rebuilding Apple after its near-collapse in the 1990s, faces heavy criticism for ignoring one of the company’s strongest markets. News that Apple lost […]

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

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