Like most carriers and telcos, Verizon believes it brings, well, everything to the table, and subsequently demands all the credit. Apple, meanwhile, is the only Intel partner on the planet that does not have an Intel Inside logo anywhere on or near its products. If any talks between these two have taken place, you don’t need a vivid imagination to guess how they’ve gone.
Apple: Sorry we haven’t talked in a while. Where did we leave off?
Verizon: We were discussing where our logo would fit on the back of your phone.
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