“The software giant, once the dominant force in computing, watched as Google whizzed past it to become the second-most valuable tech company, behind Apple,” Sloane reports. “Google caught up to its longtime rival right after the opening bell. Google is up about a percentage point at $761.13, valuing it at $248.8 billion. Microsoft is down slightly at $29.60, giving it a market cap of $248.1 billion [$249.13 billion for GOOG vs. $247.23 for MSFT at the close.]“
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MacDailyNews Note: Apple Inc. (AAPL) closed today with a market value of $618.12 billion, or $121.76 billion more than the values of Google and Microsoft combined.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Nicholas C." for the heads up.]