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Apple’s retreat from cars is another reason Uber should go public while Lyft is its only rival

It’s almost like making cars is hard. That shouldn’t be a surprise. What is a surprise is that that’s come as such a shock to tech leaders. There’s a phrase in the Valley: “Hardware is hard.” It’s typically invoked as a shrug-the-shoulder defense when a device like Jawbone’s UP has a hard time tracking sleep reliably or simply not breaking. It’s the excuse when a company that sets a record breaking Kickstarter campaign struggles to produce a product or find meaningful market fit.
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