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How long until Apple is bigger than Microsoft?

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AppleInsider’s Prince MacLean offers some interesting weekend food for thought:

While Microsoft executives like to talk about Apple as an insignificant company with less than 5% of the worldwide market share of all PCs and servers sold, the Mac maker now has more cash than Microsoft and earns more than half of its profits and over three fourths its revenues.

The numbers are incredible:




Not a good thing

This is not a good thing for computing. Apple is far worse at controlling their products than MS. Having Apple as the dominant computing company would be a major set back for everyone.

Meh

Talk about comparing Apples and Oranges.

Most of Apples revenue comes from CONSUMER electronics (i.e. music players) and iTunes - NOT from computers or software.

I'm sure Microsoft (a OS and Software company) is shaking in their boots - NOT.

The fact that Microsoft was wooing Yahoo and not some MP3 shop should show all but the dumbest MBA wannabes what market segment Microsoft is worried about.

Apple has a nice little NICHE market for foo foo types that are more concerned about fisher price GUI's and black turtleneck designs then for real computer power or performance. How long have the MAC fanboys been saying "this is the year apple breaks two digits into the OS market"???

//so put that in a commercial and try and spin it.

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