Four years ago, Microsoft
pulled in nearly $6 billion more in sales than Apple
. 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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