That shouldn't be a surprise; Google's been ahead of Apple three out of the past five. The exceptions were 2011 (the year Steve Jobs died) and 2012 (the year the New York Times rode Apple all the way to a Pulitzer).
Apple's biggest month of 2013 was, naturally enough, September, when iOS 7 and a pair of new iPhones were released. For Google, according to Dow Jones, it was May, when the Moto X and the HTC One were announced.
Below: Apple's year, month by month.
Maybe the "D" in AllThingsD should stand for "Deal."
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FORTUNE -- The future of influential tech website All Things Digital is close to being decided.
Reuters reported in February that AllThingsD co-executive editors Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg had begun discussions with owner Dow Jones, a subsidiary of News Corp. (NWS), about either ending or extending their partnership, which is set to expire on December 31.
Since then, Fortune MOREAug 27, 2013 8:41 AM ET
The stock's wild ride continues with the EU-bailout rebound
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Its share price dropped nearly 20% during Thursday's free fall before bouncing back to a 3.8% loss. It lost another 4.2% the next day.
But like most tech stocks, it outpaced the Dow on Monday, closing at $253.99, up $18.13 (7.69%) to the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 10, 2010 10:39 AM ET
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