I do not want Microsoft to go away. Humiliated and made into Apple's bitch, of course. But MS and Apple are yin and yang. Their competition is what gave us iMac, iPod, iPhone, OS X. An Apple monopoly would be boring and futile.
I predict Apple's investment in fuel cells is a signifier of future source of power for upcoming products. I remember reading in the past about their looking into fuel cell and solar powered mobile devices.
People like you said the same things before BART was built, and now it can be impossible to find a seat on it.San Francisco is the second densest city in North America. The LA metro area is the second densest in the country. The bullet train will link city center to city center. Airports link suburbs to suburbs, with up to an hour extra commute time from the airport to reach the city center.The initial link in the central valley is less contested with lawsuits and special...
The U.S. uses coal for about 20-25% of its energy use. Solar is around 1%. Apple is far above the national average for renewables (with their new data center in North Carolina) and should be celebrated as a huge success story. Apple has always been a progressive company in practice and philosophy. It's those wonderful San Francisco values.