Fact-Checking Digitimes, the Taiwanese Apple Rumor Source That Keeps Crying ‘Wolf!’

Outstanding piece from Harry McCracken on DigiTimes, the Apple rumor site everyone loves to hate.

By my count, 16 of these 25 stories turned out to be mostly or completely off-base. Five are largely or entirely correct. And four involve predictions that might yet come true. I wouldn’t obsess over the percentages — my sampling may or may not be representative of Digitimes’ Apple articles as a whole. But you get the idea.

What else did I learn, judging from the stories I reviewed?


Read more: http://techland.time.com/2012/05/14/digitimes-apple-rumors/2/#ixzz1uqYuQr4d