This Is the Shark That Could Eat Apple

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The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, in which host Chris Hill and advisors Ron Gross, James Early, and Seth Jayson discuss the week's business and investing news. This week's guest is Paul Holland, venture capitalist co-executive producer of Something Ventured, a documentary film about the start of the venture capital movement. In this audio segment, he discusses the belief held by some in the 1970s that IBM was the unbeatable shark of the computer industry, and what current sharks, if any, can take down Apple.

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