Google’s Market cap passed Microsoft this morning for the first time, as first noted by a Bloomberg news tweet.
BREAKING: Google's market cap surpasses Microsoft in early trading—
Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) October 01, 2012
Google trailed Microsoft by $19 billion earlier this year. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company closed the Market cap gap in just 10 months, however, forcing the once-goliath Microsoft to now walk in the footpaths of Google and Apple as the world’s most valuable tech companies.
Check out the fight in realtime:
Microsoft currently boasts a $3 billion lead over Google, according to Business Insider, which cited Yahoo Finance, but their points are bound to sway if Google continues to swell.
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