The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer-goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discusses topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin reacts to a recent big-tech purchase he heard about by Dodge & Cox: Nokia. He disagrees with the position and thinks that the specific decision to purchase it over a more robust tech company like Apple is a big mistake. Even after becoming the world's largest company by market cap, Apple still has huge potential to continue growth into the future. Nokia is a shell of the dominant tech company it used to be, and the chips are getting stacked against it faster than it can fight back.

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