Apple's Dangerous Reputation

The latest news on Apple's move into the living room is negotiations with cable providers for an Apple-powered set-top box. Fool analyst Anand Chokkavelu feels like Apple's in a similar predicament as Oakland A's GM Billy Beane after the book Moneyball came out. In short, other companies may be terrified to deal with Apple. Anand explains in the video below.

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