Apple's Long and Storied History of Not Buying Big Companies 1Brian Barrett and 30 others eEditaDeleteBPromoteXDismissXUndismissbBlock for sitebHide There was some fluffernut on the internet yesterday, over at BGR, that said Apple may be interested in buying Barnes & Noble. Which they won't, any more than you'll buy your neighbor's Chrysler Sebring. Technologizer saves us with some perspective. » 7/29/11 8:18am 7/29/11 8:18amDear Apple, Can You Just Buy Hulu? Please?