“Two of the biggest tech companies, and rivals, Apple and Microsoft might not only work together in the near future but also merge in the next 5-10 years, a market analyst has predicted,” ANI reports.

“While explaining his ‘unthinkable but absolutely possible deal’ between Apple and Microsoft theory, Money Map Press’ Keith Fitz-Gerald [told Fox Business’ Stuart Varney that] the two companies might see a merger because they have to take on the Google/Android and Facebook,” ANI reports. “Fitz-Gerald added that now content and security is king and having all the devices connected to one is the future, and according to him, apparently Apple and Microsoft fit the bill perfectly.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Our advice for Mr. Fitz-Gerald is to seek professional help.

Unless Apple needs crippling bureaucracy, stifling office politics, unwanted and/or despised products, rudderless “strategies,” and rampant mediocrity, there is absolutely nothing Microsoft has that Apple needs.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan King” for the heads up.]