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Come writers and critics

Who prophesize with your pen

And keep your eyes wide

The chance won't come again

And don't speak too soon

For the wheel's still in spin

And there's no tellin' who

That it's namin'.

For the loser now

Will be later to win

For the times they are a-changin' - Bob Dylan

 

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13860_3-20006003-56.html

 

Apple has long been the little guy in the Mac vs. PC debate, but that's no longer the case.

 

As of trading near the end of the day on Wednesday, Apple has passed Microsoft in terms of market capitalization, with a value of roughly $222 billion--about $3 billion ahead of Microsoft. Apple had been flirting with the milestone for days and had already passed Microsoft by another measure--a valuation known as enterprise value, which adds in debt and other factors.

 

The fact that Apple, not Microsoft, is the more valuable franchise represents a remarkable turn of events in the history of computing.

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