Apple makes news every year, and ever since Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997, the news has mostly been good. But any big company will make a few missteps, and Apple is no exception. No company can escape the occasional misstep, but with Apple, the stumbles get the same kind of "generous" coverage that the successes do. Apple is hardly a shy, retiring company that prefers to hide from the spotlight -- even people who've never owned an Apple product can probably name several, whether bec
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Well, that didn't last long. After Apple banned Flash development tools from use for acceptable iPhone Apps, regulators started looking into whether such a move would violate antitrust laws. Nothing really came of that investigation, but four months later, Apple removed the restrictive language from its developer's license. The company announced that "we are relaxing all restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps, as long as the resulting apps do not download any code."