Letters: Sep. 8, 1997

INSIDE THE APPLE-MICROSOFT DEAL

"Apple was a pioneer company, but if it is to survive, it must reinvent itself to suit a computer culture that has moved on to other things." CHRIS RANSFORD Woking, England

Thank you for the balanced story on Steve Jobs' and Apple Computer's pact with Bill Gates and Microsoft [BUSINESS, Aug. 18]. Apple has never sought to be Microsoft but rather to offer the world a wonderful alternative. The company has made great strides in the past year, and will be reaping the rewards in the near future. I predicted months ago that Apple would rise, phoenix-like,...