Apple 2.0

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Jobs' is now bigger than Ballmer's

October 29, 2010: 6:12 AM ET

Source: Company reports

Four years ago, Microsoft (MSFT) pulled in nearly $6 billion more in sales than Apple (AAPL). 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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Philip Elmer-Dewitt
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for Fortune.com.

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