Interesting details, and very informative.
The question that someone in the upper ranks of Apple management has to answer is: why partner with a company that has no track record of production? They were great at building furnaces, it would appear, but not at using them. At least, not the big ones.
So why did Apple go this route rather than finding a company that had experience, and maybe doing a three-way deal?
It seems to me that there are a lot of problems on...