The tech giant is conspicuously absent from the world's most widely cited stock index, and some say it's time for Apple to take its rightful place at the top.
To survive means finding ways to increase high-margin segments.
After a few years of minimal growth and range-bound stock pricing, the tech company seems to be back on the path of growth.
The interface is aimed at casual usage and is likely to gain traction in tourism, education and hospitality.
The stock's valuation makes it look too cheap not to take a bite.
Both companies are struggling and will soon have Microsoft as a major competitor.
Promoting company insiders to the top spot seems to be in the best interest of shareholders.
The venerable tech giant leaps into the hardware business with a dynamic line of Windows 8 touchscreen slabs. Should Apple be afraid?
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