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Apple overtaken by Exxon as world’s most valuable company (again)

Apple overtaken by Exxon as world’s most valuable company (again)

It would appear that Apple has been overtaken by Exxon Mobil once again, with their respective market capitalizations turning face again for the second time this year. It was all the way back in August of 2011 that Apple first overtook Exxon to become the world's most valuable company, with Apple and Exxon's values fighting neck-and-neck right around $350 billion USD. Those numbers have since skyrocketed (so to speak).

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Apple takes dip after record-breaking valuation

Apple takes dip after record-breaking valuation

This morning we're seeing Apple take just a bit of a dip in stock value after having yesterday broken the historical world record for market capitalization. This company has seen growth for decades after the late Steve Jobs re-joined the company and brought it back from near-bankruptcy to profitability in the late 1990's. Since then the company saw the birth of the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad, and the current blockbuster lines of MacBook and MacBook Air - and this newest boost comes from re-envisioned versions of their mobile lineup.

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Apple now most valuable public company in history

Apple now most valuable public company in history

On Monday, August 20th, 2012, Apple became the new most valuable United States-made company in the history of the world. Their market capitalization has surpassed that of Microsoft's previous record of $618.9 billion, that amount having been set back in November of 1999. The current market capitalization of Apple is $622.6 billion, with 936,596,000 outstanding shares as of June 30, 2012 - we're guessing that everyone reading this post wishes that they'd invested in the company when they had the chance, of course.

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Apple becomes Fortune’s 17th largest corporation, jumps from 35th

Apple becomes Fortune’s 17th largest corporation, jumps from 35th

Last year, Apple fans were all aglow when they saw their heralded company clock in at #35 in the annual Fortune 500 list of the biggest corporations in America. But this year they're going to be ecstatic, as the company took a nearly unprecedented 18-spot leap to secure the #17 slot. The only company that beat Apple in its own industry was HP but there were plenty of others, regardless of industry, that it absolutely toppled.

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Apple’s market value reaches $500 billion

Apple’s market value reaches $500 billion

Apple's market value peaked today, reaching $500 billion, a place not many have gone nor managed to stay for long. The company is already the most valuable in the world and the gap between it and second place Exxon continues to widen as investors jump on the bandwagon of Apple's recent holiday success and enticed by the possibility of Apple instituting a dividend. Today's milestone makes Apple only the sixth US corporation to have reached the $500 billion mark.

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Microsoft + Google = Apple

Microsoft + Google = Apple

If you aren't a big Apple fan, this is going to sting. As of yesterday morning, AppleInsider reports that Microsoft's market cap was about $256.7 billion. At the same time, Google's market cap was about $198.9 billion. If you flipped over and looked at Apple's market cap, it was at $456 billion. Yes, that meant that Apple was worth more than Google and Microsoft combined.

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Jobs best CEO says Google chairman

Jobs best CEO says Google chairman

It doesn't matter if you like Apple computers or not, there is no denying that Steve Jobs is one of the best corporate leaders in history. Jobs resigned not long ago from his post as CEO of Apple due to health reasons. Jobs is still part of Apple and is acting as the Chairman for the company. While Jobs was at the wheel at Apple, he masterminded some of the most iconic and profitable products in the tech world.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

This past week brought more patent litigation drama along with new rumors for the exciting gadgets to come in the next few months. Sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 have been blocked in Europe after Apple won a preliminary injunction on the tablet. Apple became the world's largest company briefly when its market valuation surpassed that of Exxon Mobile. Windows Phone Mango is now rumored for a September 1 launch with Nokia confirming closure of its US Symbian and feature phone operations. The first screenshots of Android Ice Cream Sandwich leaked with its roll-out likely in November. And there's much much more. Continue after the cut for the full video and roundup list.

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