"The Apple that Mr. Jobs left behind when he died of cancer last October had reinvented itself multiple times under his watch, first with the iPod, then the iPhone and then the iPad. At an industry conference in 2010, Mr. Jobs described seeing Apple pass the market value of Microsoft, its longtime rival and long the most highly valued of technology companies, as “surreal.”Apple Becomes the Most Valuable Public Company Ever, With an Asterisk - NYTimes.com
If Mr. Jobs were still alive, he could add up the values of Microsoft, Intel and Google and still have more than $13 billion of daylight between that figure and Apple’s market capitalization, which is a company’s stock price times its outstanding share count."
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Apple Becomes the Most Valuable Public Company Ever, With an Asterisk - NYTimes.com
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