“And right now, Apple’s as big as it gets, surpassing oil giant Exxon Mobil Tuesday to become the world’s most valuable company,” Caulfield writes.
MacDailyNews Note: Exxon Mobil retook the lead before the markets closed today. Apple’s market cap stands at $346.74 billion, Exxon’s is $352.90 billion.
Caulfield writes, “Like Apple, MacFarlane’s company builds boxes — in his case networked home stereo systems — so he knows the terrain. His theory: Apple will have to attack the $100 billion television business next.”
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