Keynoting the Macworld Expo in San Francisco, Apple America's president, Jim Buckley, focused on education and multimedia markets where Apple leads and showed off new technologies in a defensive speech proclaiming there is a future for the troubled company.
"The question has been, will there be an Apple Computer? Pretty scary question," Mr. Buckley noted, before jumping into his hour-long defense.
Separately, Radius Inc., one of the first companies to market Apple Macintosh clones, said it is spinning off its Mac clone business to a new company controlled by UMAX Technologies of Taiwan. UMAX will relaunch the line under the SuperMac brand.