Vivendi Exec confirms Apple Universal purchase

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  1. bbarnhart macrumors 6502a

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    Apple is not going to buy Universal Music. They may have expressed interest, but it was just that.
     
  2. saint macrumors regular

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    That isn't confirming any purchase. It says the exec thinks that Apple is likely to make a $6m bid.
    Which means Apple has not even made a bid yet.
     
  3. Elan0204 macrumors 65816

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    From MacMinute

     
  4. bbarnhart macrumors 6502a

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    -- Press Statement from Apple --

    /FROM PR NEWSWIRE SAN FRANCISCO 415-543-7800/
    TO BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY EDITORS:

    Press Statement from Apple

    CUPERTINO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
    "Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) has never made any offer to invest in or acquire a major
    music company. The press statements this morning attributed to Vivendi board
    member Claude Bebear are untrue, as Mr. Bebear has confirmed in a later
    report," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Beyond these comments, we will abide
    by Apple's policy of not commenting on rumors."

    NOTE: Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Mac OS and Macintosh are either
    registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple. Other company and product names
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    SOURCE Apple Computer, Inc.

    /NOTE TO EDITORS: For additional information visit Apple's PR web
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    /CONTACT: Press, Lynn Fox of Apple Computer, Inc., +1-408-974-6209,
    orlfox@apple.com/

    /Web site: http://www.apple.com /

    Symbols:
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    04/16/2003 18:20:00 GMT
    Source PRN - PR Newswire
     

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