Apple is no stranger to the "halo" effect, where one popular product leads to interest in another, such as iPod sales to Windows users leading to more Macs being sold. But it's not just the private sector -- businesses are increasingly buying Apple as well.
BlackBerry might seem like a sinking ship following the news that Fairfax Financial is expected to acquire the former smartphone giant for $4.7 billion, but it looks like Apple's already there to supply lifeboats for the team. As the Financial Post reports (via MacRumors), Apple has set up shop near BlackBerry's Ontario offices in order to recruit the best and brightest from the beleaguered company.
Which companies do you think have the best reputation with U.S. consumers? If you said Apple, you'd be right -- but they aren't ranked quite at the top of the latest Harris Poll study this time around.