bizwriter writes: Nick Bilton at the New York Times reported that Apple owns the on-screen page turn because of a recent patent. Just one problem: it doesn't because Bilton and his editors misunderstood what they were reading and didn't do enough extra research to question the premise.
I cannot conceive that anybody will require multiplications at the rate
of 40,000 or even 4,000 per hour ...
-- F. H. Wales (1936)