Mobile Orchard sours on Apple



By Katharine Grayson, Minneapolis – St.Paul Business Journal

“Fed up with Apple Inc., Dan Grigsby is shutting down Mobile Orchard, the Web site for iPhone developers he launched about two years ago.

Grigsby, an entrepreneur and co-founder of the popular MinneDemo and MinneBar tech events, outlined his decision to kill the site in a letter posted on the Mobile Orchard site Friday. His primary argument: Apple’s attitude toward iPhone developers is restricting innovation. (Grigsby said in an interview that the decision has nothing to do with the Web site’s performance as a business venture, noting that it, along with the iPhone development classes he teaches, have generated enough revenue to pay the bills).”

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