Originally Posted by Ryan
I disagree with that sentiment. Lots of extremely large companies have effectively one successful product, or category of products. The oil companies have one product (refined petroleum). Amazon has 2 (retail and AWS). Google and Facebook just have one product that actually makes money (ads).
I think a company that can profitably produce lead-in-class products across multiple diverse segments is a rare thing.
I guess that's what I think made apple unique. The ecosystem and ease of use within that ecosystem. That ecosystem is kind of falling apart and will increasingly fall apart if Apple continues to be unsuccessful with major new imitatives