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Old 09-22-2003, 08:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Did Microsoft really a stockholder of Apple? Just read from an unknown article (seems true)
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That sounds like something they would do. I'm sure they're not a major stockholder though. But as a stockholder you are privy to information that others might not be. More in depth financials and stuff.
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Old 09-23-2003, 03:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The article is found at:

http://www.techweb.com/wire/news/aug/0806nemesis.html

and a part of an article from:

http://news.com.com/2008-1082_3-5065...g=fd_lede2_hed
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Don't they own like 51% of Apple?
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Don't they own like 51% of Apple?
I dont believe its that much, but they own a huge hunk of apple. Have since the mid-nineties if I remember correctly.
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Old 10-09-2003, 12:27 AM   #6 (permalink)
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currently M$ share of Apple is 49% just shy of being the majority shareholder..
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i was told they bought apples stocks so they couldnt get sued by apple for somethin about stealing blah lblah
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sort of, it also helps to keep from being sued for Monopolizing,
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