Apple's long-term investments

In an effort the cut through the sensationalism surrounding Google's recent rise to prominence, Daniel Eran Dilger (of Apple Insider) outlines Apple's long-term investment strategy. 

While pundits and analysts like to focus attention on how Apple is now appears incapable of growing at the same historical pace simply due to the laws of physics and the finite size of certain markets (limited by factors such as the world's population), it's simply unquestionable that Apple has incredible buying power, and that power isn't going to fade away.

 
 

Rendition of Apple's future headquarters.