eBay’s mistake, say insiders, was partnering with Samsung on a fingerprint reader.
. A priceless bit of free advertising that illustrates nicely Apple’s advantage — as long as it lasts — in being first to market with profitable mobile app ecosystem. Thanks to The Loop’s Dave Mark for the link. Follow Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Twitter at @philiped. Read his Apple coverage at fortune.com/ped or subscribe via his […]