In Pictures: 19 Apple rumours that were just wrong

Some of the rumours about Apple over the years were just ridiculous.

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Apple to acquire Barnes & Noble, TiVo, Palm, Nintendo, etc. With so many Apple acquisition rumors, we figured it made sense to lump some of them together. Over the past few years, there have been all sorts of rumors involving alleged Apple acquisitions. From Palm to Sony and all sorts of companies in between, you'd think that the rumor mill would have learned long ago that Apple typically purchases smaller companies, like Authentec, that have a product or technology that it wants to integrate into a shipping product. Acquisitions that fall outside of Apple's product wheelhouse simply aren't in the company's DNA.

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