"To complete our dream, we needed a company like (Apple)," Iovine said in an interview. "We couldn't finish this on our own."
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"This is not a big company to us," Iovine said. "We can roller skate in the halls here. Dre and I have been working together for 22 years. We are not about to go somewhere where we are going to fall."