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Can Apple Read $1 Trillian in Market Value? USA Today: It’s Possible

There’s an old saw on Wall Street that trees don’t grow to the sky. But that rule doesn’t appear to apply to an Apple tree.

Shares of electronic gadget maker, Apple (AAPL), continue to outperform even the wildest expectations. Apple’s stock has rocketed more than 300% since the end of 2008 as consumers open their wallets to buy and upgrade to the latest smartphones and computers. During that same time, the broad Standard & Poor’s 500 index has added just 54% in total return, which includes dividends paid, as Apple does not pay a dividend.

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Steve Jobs was Top Choice for Google CEO

A part of the book, In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives, it indicated that their choice before Eric Schmidt (who is not Google’s CEO anymore), has been Steve Jobs, where he declined, but after sometime Eric joint Apple’s board of directors, but the most interesting part of the book:

As Levy states in the book, Jobs was “furious” when he visited Google’s Mountain View headquarters and saw that the Android OS sported iOS features like pinch to zoom, among others. Shortly after that visit, Jobs told an Apple town hall meeting what he really thought of Google: “We did not enter the search business. They entered the phone business. Make no mistake: they want to kill the iPhone. We won’t let them [...] This don’t be evil mantra? It’s bullshit.”

Via TUAW.

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Larry Page Back at Work with Two Top Priorities

Nice hearing that Larry Page is back at Google, because he can help Google improving their services, where their power is, not where others’ is.

Get serious about product quality

Tim Or’Reilly once said:

It’s clear that Google is losing some kind of war with the spammers. I think Google has in some ways taken their eye off the ball.

And we all know of their products, poor quality released mostly.

Forget Facebook (and social media)

You have for sure heard of Google trying to release every now and then a kind of social media. But they weren’t successful.

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