Jobs’ is now bigger than Ballmer’s


Philip Elmer-DeWitt is a senior editor at Fortune.

Four years ago, Microsoft (msft) pulled in nearly $6 billion more in sales than Apple (aapl). Now Apple's is total revenue is $4.1 billion bigger than Microsoft's.

Meanwhile, Apple's market cap, which overtook Microsoft's in May, continues to outpace Redmond's. The total value of its shares now stands at $279.6 billion, compared with Microsoft's $227.4 billion.

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