How A Company Recovers After Pissing Off Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs @ D8

We found out today how a company regains its composure after infuriating Apple’s Steve Jobs: Concede as quickly as possible.

That’s what Flurry is doing after its high-profile stunt earlier this year led to Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) changing the terms of its iPhone developer agreement and prompted Jobs to blame Flurry during his appearance at the D8 conference on Tuesday. “Honestly, we are putting our own feelings aside about what is being described as ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ and how we might feel about Flurry being described a certain way,” said Flurry’s VP of Marketing Peter Farago. “Instead, we’re staying focused on what the best thing is for developers (getting important information to better run their businesses), consumers (protecting their privacy) and our company (continue to be a good partner to Apple as a platform provider).”

Flurry reached the height of its public awareness back in January. The mobile analytics company reported that it had detected 50-or-so rogue devices on Apple

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