John Paczkowski

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Apple Stock Now Worth an iPad Per Share

A decade ago, you could have purchased Apple stock for around $10 a share. Today, Apple is trading at more than 50 times that, its price driven upward by the company’s monster holiday quarter and the seemingly unstoppable momentum of the iOS juggernaut.

As I write this, AAPL is trading at well over $503 per share, after closing above $500 — for the first time — on Monday. That’s $3 more than the cost of a 16 gigabyte iPad 2. The company’s market cap is currently $469 billion, and if/when its stock reaches $537, Apple will become a half-trillion dollar company.

And if its ascent continues after that? Another $100 or so more, and Apple could claim the title of most valuable company of all time, beating Microsoft’s record of $650 billion during the dotcom bubble.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik