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By E .S. BROWNING , S TEVEN RUSSOLILLO and J ESSICA E. VASCELLARO "Biggest" -> in terms the largest U.S.
Apple Inc. surpassed Microsoft Corp. Monday asof Market-Cap company ever, measured by stock-market
value. Apple hit the new milestone—$623.52 billion—at a time when its influence on the economy, on the stock market
and on popular culture rivals that of some of the most powerful companies in U.S. history: General Motors Co.,
whose Corvette and Impala typified a confident postwar manufacturing giant; Microsoft, whose technology
heralded the arrival of the personal computer and the early Internet age; and International Business Machines
Corp., whose buttoned-down rigor inspired rivals to reach for greatness. A215 syllab...
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