Apple Clarifies Mac OS Position

Cupertino, Calif.--Oct. 31, 1996--At a financial conference in Monterey, Calif., on October 30, 1996, Dr. Gilbert F. Amelio, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Apple Computer, Inc., spoke about the general future of operating systems. Contrary to the claims made in several media reports, he did not announce a new operating system strategy for Apple, nor make any new statements about microprocessor or product line direction.

In response to these reports Apple would like to clarify the following:

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