Robberies: A new measure of Apple market strength?

Znet writes: "Apple stock has taken a beating this year. Still, the company's products were hot this holiday season, and perhaps too hot at times, as shown by recent rash of burglaries in the Silicon Valley area.

In a wave of after-Christmas taking, a pair of robbers on Sunday hit two Apple Stores in Palo Alto and Los Gatos in the Silicon Valley. The team stole some $20,000 of MacBooks and iPhone G3s.

So even after the holiday, Macs and iPhone are on the wanted list. As I mentioned last winter, Microsoft wished that robbers were targeting the Zune."

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