If Apple sneezes Qualcomm catches cold
Qualcomm is becoming too dependent on Apple and Samung and could be vulnerable if either swaps to different chipmakers.
Chairman Mao would be spinning
In the days of the Chinese revolution the communist government made much about getting tractors and heavy machinary made.
Replace Thinkpads with expensive toys
IBM's partnership with Apple is probably not going the way that many in the industry would have played it with Big Blue having to swallow its own dog food and buy the expensive gear itself.