Is Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Losing Its Advantage? – Google Inc (GOOG), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

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Apple and Google – opposite strategies

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), on the other hand, has remained focused on doing a few select things as well as possible. While the model makes the company’s products successful with its large group of loyal consumers, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s concept of spreading its offerings out seems to be instilling more confidence in investors. However, it’s important to note that while confidence in Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is high, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) still remains the world’s most valuable company, with the highest market valuation of any publicly-traded company.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), once king of technology, is now sharing the stage with some fierce competitors. The European Commission ruling only brings to light something many of us have wondered for years – is Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s American success due to free choice, or did many Americans simply use Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s products because of a lack of competition? I, for one, gave up Microsoft Internet Explorer in favor of Mozilla Firefox years ago.

The article Is Microsoft Losing Its Advantage? originally appeared on and is written by Stephanie Faris.

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