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Apple's shares hit 52 week low, Google's hit an all-time high

0. phoneArena posted on 04 Mar 2013, 13:32

Two ships passing each other in the dark, the S.S. Apple heading South and the S.S. Google heading North; Apple's shares have hit a 52 week-low on Monday thanks to the decision by Judge Koh to cut the damages awarded to Apple in last year's epic patent battle with Samsung; meanwhile, Google's shares have hit an all-time high...

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posted on 04 Mar 2013, 13:35 53

1. Droiddoes (unregistered)


haha..ha...hahahah...HAHAHAHHAHAH!!!
How do you like them apples! Burn baby burn!

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 14:03 32

14. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


It would seem that Apple's time has gone. Not even leaking about an iWatch is helping them. There are beginning to be similarities with RIM appearing - chief of which is the arrogance about how they know what the consumer wants better than the consumer does.

Newton (what goes up must come down, and what-not) had it right on so many levels....

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 14:13 1

15. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Don't kid yourself: Apple still has enough reserve money to buy Google, MSFT, and a few other tech companies as well. They'll be back at it soon enough, and there will be new patent wars as well. Android OEM's are extremely vulnerable, and one minor court victory for Samsung reducing damage costs won't save the rest of the bunch from being mauled individually...

There is room on the block for everybody, if seeing the level of animosity between fans of the different OS's, I can only assume there will be some bitter conflicts between these companies in the days ahead. May the best man - I mean OS - triumph.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 14:17 27

17. Droiddoes (unregistered)


"There is room on the block for everybody"

Not according to apple, which is why they suck ass.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 16:05 1

42. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


War and business are the same thing, and Apple is doing what they need to do, by suing other vendors that copy and steal their technology. You may praise Samsung for the quality of their products, but they were found guilty for having stolen Apple's designs and/or intellectual property.

Desire for innovation not-with-standing, the patent wars are about having to compete in a tight market space. I'm willing to bet that you haven't seen the last of those icky lawsuits ;o)

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 21:43 1

66. joey_sfb (Posts: 6541; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


I love my apple crumble while I surf the Web with my Android device of the moment.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 14:20 12

19. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


Just cuz you have enough money to buy somthing or someone doesnt mean that company will allow you to buy them!

Thats the essence of pride my friend.....apple may have more money but just buying google off is hilarious to think of:

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:08 9

23. Droiddoes (unregistered)


Exactly. WTF backards country does he live in where someone can just go "Hey here's a bunch of money. I own your s*** now."

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:57 3

37. Hemlocke (unregistered)


Perhaps you don't understand publicly traded companies?

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 22:58

71. willard12 (unregistered)


Perhaps you don't understand ant-trust laws or the fact that a few billion is going to buy google.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:20 1

27. nofear (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


How the hell is in the world that people sell a company when it's doing good.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:56 5

36. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


"Apple still has enough reserve money to buy Google"

Since you claim that Apple has enough money to purchase Google I'm curious to ask you a few questions:

1) Could you tell us how much cost Google?

2) Could you name us maximum financial limit which Apple as a company can allow for commercial operations?

3) Do you already know verdict of antitrust authorities?

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 16:09

46. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Of course Apple won't buy Google; they'll go after the weaker Android OEM's, and so will Microsoft for that matter. Why kill the big fish, when you can obliterate their feeding grounds instead?

There are plenty of Android OEM's that are already paying huge licensing fees, and additional lawsuits can be brought forth, starving their already meager profit ratios. I'm not saying that I am rooting for one company to emerge as the sole dominant player, but if you think Google is safe, guess again ;o)

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 16:27 6

49. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


"Why kill the big fish, when you can obliterate their feeding grounds instead?"

So you think that Google is a fish and Apple is a fisherman? I would say you have interesting logic because looking at Apple's shares and various other statistics, we can clearly see that fish is eating a fisherman.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 17:34 5

59. _PHug_ (Posts: 463; Member since: 11 Oct 2011)


Wait... so you're hoping for lawsuits to bring Apple back, not their products?

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 21:55 2

67. joey_sfb (Posts: 6541; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


Disgusted with hard core apple fan. They would support Apple making a come back via law suit not the quality of the product which is very little to begin with.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 22:36 2

70. PhoenixWright (Posts: 102; Member since: 11 Feb 2013)


Android and Windows wont sell their OS for Apple. Plus Apple has too much pride in its company to even buy those. the only thing Apple can do is a revamp and total makeover with additional innovations which I foresee will only come when Apple is nearing bankruptcy.

posted on 05 Mar 2013, 01:52

78. SuperNexus (Posts: 127; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)


Grow up kid
its not about apple money, its about investors money ......

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:10 2

24. Mxyzptlk (unregistered)


So many gullible people in this article. Apple is doing very well. The iPhone continues to dominate.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:24 8

28. ama3654 (Posts: 295; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)


Yeah you wish, who wants an icon board to play with?

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:27 5

29. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Sound like a desperate trolling. :D

posted on 05 Mar 2013, 01:01 1

74. TROLLING (banned) (Posts: 13; Member since: 28 Feb 2013)


Brainwashed.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:38 8

33. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Mxyzptlk, did you not read the article at all? Apple's stock fell 40% since the launch of the iPhone 5 release. Based on your logic, they're doing well. This just shows how biased and narrow minded you are in tech.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:54 4

35. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


Their sales are going well. However, their stock is sinking.

This is a case of rats jumping ship because they think it's sinking.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 16:57 2

56. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 1276; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)


Better read the stock reports. They are cutting orders every where. For the 1st time since they launched in Europe that they are not the lead phone being sold. In Asia, their sales are also declining. Analyst are not dumb, just unrealistic sheep's and pigs stay the course and hope for a come back.

I remember when Citi said to buy, and I can tell you then that they were selling. When a top performing "widget" cuts its orders and sales decline in areas when they were leading, analyst sell to people like you hoping for a rebound!

Then when the stock hits bottom they repurchase them if the data shows it is worthy! This is not meant to take away from what Apple has done in the game, but the MS Surface Pro, and ohter devices are now eating away at Apples weathered technology. They need to build a new mouse trap, and lead with innovation. However; I feel they will find that watch unable to make things happen unless it is so revolutionary that people have to have it.

I see the new Google Glass as something that is very revolutionary cutting edge at this point.

Apple has some what lost it's "mojo".

I am hoping they come up with something, because the iPhone made other companies like MS step up to the plate finally!

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 16:00 6

38. lauremar (Posts: 181; Member since: 29 Feb 2012)


Myxzptlk, you're on denial... Apple is spiraling down, way down, and you're hanging on its coat tails and going down with it... Hopeless!

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 16:09 5

45. lyndon420 (Posts: 4963; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Wierd name for a bot.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 16:30 2

50. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Wierd name but proper avatar. :D

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 19:59 2

65. lyndon420 (Posts: 4963; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


It's actually an old superman villian that it's using.

posted on 05 Mar 2013, 00:23 1

73. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


True, just Googled. :)

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