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Why Apple's foray into entertainment, finance could be as epochal as iPhone

The tech major is at an inflexion point huge companies always reach. Good thing is it's trying to defy age

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Deepsekhar Choudhury New Delhi
Apple’s legendary leader Steve Jobs revolutionised the smartphone when he launched the iPhone in 2007. On Monday, Jobs’s successor Tim Cook launched a credit card, which is not even touch-enabled or foldable. Apple also launched a news aggregator and an updated video streaming platform. Where's the innovation, one might ask.

Apple is the second most valuable listed corporation in the world, following Amazon. Its market capitalisation briefly crossed $1 trillion last year. It had $245 billion in cash in January 2019—enough money to buy Netflix and still be left with almost $100 billion. 

Big corporations arrive at an inflexion point

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 11:42 AM IST

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