Originally Posted by Odysseus
The trick to Apple is applications and their software. Who do you think is going to out tech them? RIM is bleeding everywhere. HP isn't ready for that kind of fight. I don't disagree that Apple is ripe fo the picking but I don't know specifics as to who is threat to them.
Apple has lost their best asset: the guy who knew what inventions to embrace.
Apple isn't a company that invents things, it's a company that takes the inventions of others and packages them nicely. Their OS, their hardware, their Phones -- everything -- was invented somewhere else.
The question is, can someone step up and do as good a job as Jobs at picking the winners?