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Old 09-21-2016, 10:58 AM   #1
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Exclamation Apple Buying McLaren?!

If true it seems like a VERY surprising move...

Apple is considering buying carmaker McLaren, report says


http://www.businessinsider.com/apple...mclaren-2016-9
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Old 09-21-2016, 11:24 AM   #2
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Only if they can run the profits through Ireland.
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Old 09-21-2016, 11:28 AM   #3
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If Apple is interested in building little white self driving (i)pod cars ... why on earth would they buy a super car company that has a clear focus on making driver-centric cars? Thats pretty much going in the exact opposite direction.
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Old 09-21-2016, 11:33 AM   #4
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If Apple is interested in building little white self driving (i)pod cars ... why on earth would they buy a super car company that has a clear focus on making driver-centric cars? Thats pretty much going in the exact opposite direction.
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Old 09-21-2016, 11:47 AM   #5
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Old 09-21-2016, 01:09 PM   #6
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Hmm, maybe it's going to end up being a licensing deal:

http://jalopnik.com/apple-is-definit...=1474477414205
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Old 09-21-2016, 03:47 PM   #7
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Not sure Apple has either the standard car maker or the standard car enthusiast philosophy so this move does not baffle me.
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Old 09-21-2016, 05:33 PM   #8
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The new 2026 iMcLaren is here! Ten years ago today, Apple brought you the iPhone 7 and did away with the headphone jack. Why? It was old! History! It had been around for way too long! Prefer to have options of both bluetooth and wired headphones? Too bad, the future is HERE. Now we have even more innovating technology for you! Seats in cars has been a thing for way too long! Now, take a nap in your self driving car - ON THE FLOOR! We did away the seats altogether! Look at those other cars with their seats... that technology is decades old!


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Old 09-21-2016, 08:06 PM   #9
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The new 2026 iMcLaren is here! Ten years ago today, Apple brought you the iPhone 7 and did away with the headphone jack. Why? It was old! History! It had been around for way too long! Prefer to have options of both bluetooth and wired headphones? Too bad, the future is HERE. Now we have even more innovating technology for you! Seats in cars has been a thing for way too long! Now, take a nap in your self driving car - ON THE FLOOR! We did away the seats altogether! Look at those other cars with their seats... that technology is decades old!


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Can't say that I disagree with you but you know that the 7 comes with wired headphones right?
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Old 09-21-2016, 08:22 PM   #10
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If Apple does buy McLaren, will owners of the older McLaren's have to update their operating systems? I'm not sure a first year McLaren will be able to run IoS.....sort of like trying to run Safari on an Apple IIe.
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