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Yes I'm the Great Unboxer

Yes I'm the Great Unboxer

Startup Status Symbol: Ignore the iWatch Agitprop, Pebble Is Ready to Be Unboxed

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Between Nick Bilton’s business section cover story and the Wall Street Journal‘s Foxconn follow-up, it was hard to miss this weekend’s agitprop about the inevitable iWatch.¬†According to Dan Lyons, that’s exactly how Apple intended it. That stock slide isn’t going to manipulate itself!

Mr. Lyons traced the start of Apple’s whisper (in a reporter’s ear) campaign back to TechCrunch blogger, investor, and Apple stock holder¬†MG Siegler, who called the time it takes to pull an all-serving computer out of his own pocket¬†“insane.” That was followed by an impromptu treatise on the iWatch’s ability to “fill a gaping hole in the Apple ecosystem” from Cupertino’s former interface designer. Read More