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Not Invented Here

Portable music players are more popular then ever before, but where did the godfather of portable music, outdoor-cocooning and ego-society go? Welcome to the era of ‘open innovation’.

“The company became an exemplar of what’s sometimes called the ‘Not Invented Here’ syndrome: if it wasn’t invented at Sony, the company wanted nothing to do with it.”

The New Yorker: The Talk of the Town

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