The Top 10 Reasons Microsoft Invested $150 Million in Apple Stock

10. Bill Gates found spare change in his trousers

9. First and last month's rent on empty office space in Cupertino

8. Fee: Steve Jobs to give charisma lessons to Microsoft CEO

7. Two words: Rhapsody 98

6. Small price to pay for world domination

5. Bill to Larry: I own you now, too

4. Jobs and Woz threw in a signed Apple I as part of the deal

3. Best way to assure Gates a starring role in next Pixar animated feature

2. Easier than bribing entire Justice Department

1. Strategic move: Apple users now hate Jobs more than Gates

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