Ars Technica: Apple demanded Microsoft to stop its Laptop Hunters ads
Want to know what all these articles have in common?
None of them bothered to contact Apple for confirmation or comment. A Microsoft officer said it, so it must be true, right?
You know damn well that, had Steve Jobs or Tim Cook said something this outrageous during a keynote, those web sites would be in a balls-to-the-wall race to scoop the others for a comment from Microsoft.