“All five companies combine for over $500-billion in revenue and $94-billion in profits,” O’Brien writes. “You have to dig to see that Apple accounts for about half of both, which means the other four– Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook– account for the other half.”
“It’s sad for Apple because the comparisons are not valid in almost any respect other than numbers are involved,” O’Brien writes. “It’s sad that Apple even gets compared with Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, or Facebook.”
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