With every passing year most OEMs are becoming a little more reliant on the supply chain and therefore a little less reliant on themselves. I’m not sure this is a good thing.
At long last, the hunter became the hunted.
A few months after I became editor of PC FAB (the precursor to this magazine), I ran into Dieter Bergman. We had worked together for the six years just prior, during which time I had developed tremendous respect and affection for the big guy.