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Friday Hotness… guy with iphone

Posted by Corey Kaster on September 21, 2012

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Apple is Worth Almost as Much as ExxonMobil – And That’s Good News For the Planet

Posted by Corey Kaster on October 25, 2010

via GNN

Apple is the second most valuable private company in the world, but steadily gaining on Exxon Mobil, which is currently worth about $338 billion to Apple’s $300 billion.

This shouldn’t be only of interest to investors. It holds far broader political and cultural significance. It’s not just about value, but values.

There couldn’t be a more stark contrast between the new economy and the old than the comparison of these two companies–a sleek tech giant versus a dirty fossil energy monster.

(READ the analysis in Discovery)

 

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iFarmers for iPhone

Posted by Corey Kaster on June 8, 2010

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Apple Passes Microsoft as No. 1 in Tech

Posted by Corey Kaster on June 2, 2010

Posted by geri via GNN

Friday, 28 May 2010

Apple, Inc. shot past Microsoft, the computer software giant, on Wednesday to become the world’s most valuable technology company. This changing of the guard caps one of the most stunning turnarounds in business history.

As of Wednesday, Wall Street valued Apple at $222.12 billion and Microsoft at $219.18 billion. The only American company valued higher is Exxon Mobil, with a market capitalization of $278.64 billion.

A little more than a decade ago, Apple was widely believed to be on the path to extinction.

Michael Dell, the founder and chief executive of Dell computer, went so far as to suggest that Apple should shut down and return any money to shareholders. (Dell is now worth about a tenth of Apple.) Around the same time, Microsoft’s chief technology officer called Apple “already dead.”

(READ the story at the New York Times)

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