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piece of kit:
If Pebble had been offered $740 million, it would be gross incompetence for Migicovsky to have refused that offer.
7:35 pm — Friday, 2 December 2016
To Be Fair:
I don't see how what they do is even worth more than single-digit millions. They just hack together an e-ink display and bluetooth. It's not like they own any valuable technologies or patents.
8:30 pm — Friday, 2 December 2016
anonymous:
> If Citizen was really willing to pay $740 million for Pebble, that’s incredible.


I give John a hard time and criticize him for not posting enough, especially original content.

But then he goes and publishes some incisive, thought provoking commentary like this, and I am reminded why I come here in the first place.
8:37 pm — Friday, 2 December 2016
anonymous:
Every "successful Kickstarter" should sell the company the moment that the Kickstarter ends.
9:59 pm — Friday, 2 December 2016
gruber circlejerk:
> It's not like they own any valuable technologies or patents.

[http://patents.justia.com/assignee/pebble-technology-corp](http://patents.justia.com/assignee/pebble-technology-corp)

I'm sure you'll claim that they're not valuable because you're an argumentative prick, but there they are.
4:03 pm — Saturday, 3 December 2016
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