Does Apple iterate slowly compare to Google?

Not exactly, but it's a pretty fair assumption.So Apple's sales growth, say in 2012, was a fair bit, actually, a way bit more than Google - Around $156 billion compared to Google's $40 billion. The growth curve for Apple, however, has been weirdly slow,

Which company is worse in its practices? Apple, Google, or Microsoft?

All of them have some bad practices but for the most part all three are great companies. Can you imagine what the world would be like today without some of the great products these companies have produced?Google SearchiPhoneMicrosoft OfficeGoogle may use your personal info to sell to advertisers but do you remember driving without Google maps?Apple

How Google/Microsoft/Facebook etc store clients password s?

No, big companies wouldn't store plain text passwords. They most likely use some method of encryption to encrypt the passwords. These hashes can't be decrypted, and passwords are checked by encrypting the string the person entered using the same method and seeing if it is a match.

How is UX design and research at Apple, in comparison to at Google, Facebook, and Microsoft?

I don't work for the above mentioned companies, but one thing that I can say (and you will read) is that design always has to start at the top. Companies are gradually learning this, but establishing design as a culture is not something

Why don't Apple buy Google?

Why would they? They would lose money if they could buy Google.Here are some of the reasons:Apple would have to face massive antitrust legal battle if they kill the android project. Maintaining Android would be a weird move for them.The culture of

What is Apple, Google, Microsoft organization structure?

The pecking order :: bottom to top :Software Engineer → Software Engineer II → Sr. Software Engineer → Principal Software Engineer → Partner Software Engineer → Distinguished Software Engineer → Technical Fellow ( the buck stops here ).The VP, and SVP, and the directors are redundant, and no one really cares about them (

Will Google buy Apple in the future?

Not likely. Both companies are in a strong enough financial position to be self-sustained. Both have a strong position in the IT industry, and are working hard for future oriented AI(Artificial Intelligence) technologies, so they're quiet robust. And certainly, Apple has a much higher net worth than Google. But

Which stock is the best to buy now, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft?

Facebook has remained a high-profile company that has consistently captured the public's imagination since its initial public offering in May 2012. Facebook stock is the key member of the popular FAANG group of tech industry superstars including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet, Stock of Facebook has enjoyed an exceptionally strong and relatively smooth rise during the several years

Can Google ever beat Microsoft in hardware?

Google already has. Google's data center technology is second to none in the world. For many years, Google's data centers have been their not-so-secret competitive advantage. Combined with specialised software to take advantage of those massive computing resources and use them efficiently,

Who has more patents, Apple, Google or Microsoft?

Apple: 91,194, Source: Google PatentsGoogle : 52,724, Source: Google PatentsMicrosoft: 613,238, Source: Google PatentsHere, I have retrieved number of patents each technology giant has. The above number of patents are retrieved from assignee based searches** on

Is Apple poised to become first trillion dollar company, ahead of Google or Microsoft? How so?

No. The first one to get to 1 trillion would be the one either unlocking next big new market, or the one occupying the existing market with biggest potential, or combination of the two. My guess is it's likely to be Google

Do I need to know about parallel programming for my technical interview at Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook?

The questions depend on the role you're interviewing for, but I don't think anyone will ask you to write code of a parallel algorithm. However, these companies work at huge scales. It's often asked how you would do

Is it hypocritical of Google to call out Apple, Microsoft and Oracle for buying software patents to keep Google uncompetitive?

In my opinion it's never wrong to name and shame the misuse of a patent-system, which is meant to drive innovation and is not meant to be used for  preventing competition in the first place.So if someone's misusing it, a

Should Google and Amazon merge?

No. They have different owners, and different corporate DNA.And it would never work. It would break the world.

Can Google out-innovate Apple?

A2AThis question is substantially deeper than it appears at first glance:Could they? Yes, the resources and talent are there.Can they? No; I'd say there are some organizational barriers.Should they? I'm not sure if Google is the right slice of Alphabet to do it.Will

Which of these places is the toughest to get an internship in: Microsoft, Google, Apple, Dropbox, or Facebook?

I interviewed at all of the above this past fall with the exception of Apple. Remember that Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Facebook all have considerably larger internship programs than Dropbox that hire hundreds (if not thousands) of interns each summer so this is an unfair comparison.That being said, the Dropbox

Who will lead the world: Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple or any other company?

Please do note that I'm no pro on this topic, so some statements in this comment may be inaccurate or biased.To understand how these technology companies could

Why doesn't Apple license iOS?

When Steve Jobs came back to Apple, Apple was licensing macOS to others...that was the first thing he stopped...he told them

What would happen if Google bought Facebook?

No, I don't think a successfully running billion dollar company will try acquiring another profitable billion dollar company unless the latter is losing its assets/people/name and just want to bailout by selling it (Most of the times it should be

Who is more powerful in influence: Disney, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple or Google?

Google is the most powerful. They not only are a critical piece of the worlds information system. (Not sure if the internet or most applications would work if google disappeared, since many applications use google apis, infrastructure, etc.) to exist. They also hold data about everyone and everything. Amazon is second, they are

If Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft designed human languages, what would they be like?

Apple would be some Scandinavian language like Swedish: beautiful, but not many people speak it.Google would be English and Spanish almost everybody speaks one of these, they get the job done And why learn others languages ( like Yahoo's or Bing's languages) when at the end of the day they are the most widely used in the developed

How to merge my Google apps and gmail accounts

There is no way you can merge your Google Apps and Gmail accounts. The only way out is that you redirect and notify the users regarding the changes.

Why is AWS beating Google, Microsoft, Oracle and IBM?

A bunch of reasons, some specific to Amazon and some to cloud computing.Unique position : There are only a few companies in this space that can scale (because they have capital and the engineering minds) and at the same time have

How important is hashing for companies like Google or Yahoo?

Disclaimer: I've never worked for Google / Yahoo, so I'm speculating here.I would bet, though, that at some level, both use hashing.  Hashtables are one of the most-used data structures in Computer Science.  Want to construct a key-value mapping from one set of objects to another?  Use a hashtable.  Want to deduplicate a

Which company's precence is more important for the whole IT world, Apple, IBM, Microsoft or Google?

As of this moment I would say Google. First let me say why not the others.IBM: IBM is in a weird phase right now. Currently they are restructuring their business model to work specifically on Cloud computing as that is

Are Google programmers better than Apple and Windows programmers?

I highly doubt that google programmers are that much better than apple or microsoft programmers. It's the same algorithms, same basic language (c++), same physics, same education + IQ, etc. They are all motivated. However, they have different directions as everyone else points out. As such, they also have

What will happen if Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook merges together? Will it be useful to people?

Its the same thing , If all 200 Countries come together under one roof ! or If lets say a city in Delhi- all business comes together under one name ?If I see the history, I don not recall any such instance ?, Its too hypothetic ? Lets say one case they are together, may be Google

Which tech company came first, IBM, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, or others?

IBM goes all the way back to 1911, as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company. (It was renamed

Is Apple more powerful than Google or not?

You would have to define what power is. Is information power? Google's business model is collecting and organizing information. Apple's is not. In that sense, Google would be more powerful than Apple. Is money power? Apple lost more money this last quarter due to currency fluctuations than Google made during the same period. Apple makes

Which offer to choose, Google or Apple?

Finding the best team is far more important than deciding the best company, especially between Apple and Google, which are both great companies to work for.  Being on a good team in one is better than a bad team in the other.

Which company is more profitable, Apple, Google, or Microsoft?

Ok let's face it!Credits : CSTechFans - Exclusive News & Leaks about TechnologyApple today's Total Market Capital is $815.39B. Way ahead of its Legacy Competitors

Are tech companies like Apple and Google practicing age discrimination against older Americans in their hiring practices?

I'm 51, and I work at Google as a staff engineer. There are plenty of older people here. They are just not in the same shit jobs that young people get.Think about it. If you are 50, that means you grew up when the Internet was an embryonic platform, available only to people in

Is Microsoft software less visually well designed than Google or Apple? If so, why?

At best, this is highly subjective.Each company demonstrates a fairly unique design philosophy;Apple is historically Aesthetically driven, visual design first - it could be argued that this is at the cost of functionality and power-users, there are some strange choices they've gone

Who is the best: Microsoft, Google or Apple?

Every word in answer is arguable.As per my view, real fight between Microsoft And Google. As Apple's has currently limited range as compare to both of them.Lets first See area in which Microsoft deals:1. Operating System  (It consist rage from Home or office use

Which came first S-voice or Google now?

google now is different from s voice that it gives you context sensitive notifications. Gathering data from various sources and giving notifications when something of interest happens. S voice is basically voice actions you tell it to do some thing and it does that.

What would happen if say either Apple or Google bought the other (imaginary situation)?

I don't think that would ever happen given that they complement each other's product and services for a great customer experience. If that did happen, considering both are dominant players, regulatory requirements will be significant to handle.As a consumer, I don't think I would like to see both

How do big tech companies (Apple, Google, Facebook, etc.) do their employees attendance management?

A2A:All of the companies you list have Flextime policies in effect.Attendance is generally something you negotiate with your manager, and the room they have to negotiate will depend on your job role and responsibilities.If you are an admin assistant, then one

What's better, Apple's Home Pod, Amazon's Alexa, or Google Home?

I believe it truly boils down which ecosystem you are most invested in. For example, if you use an iPhone/iPad, Mac computer, and/or use Apple Music for music streaming it would be a no-brainer to use an Apple Homepod to fully integrate all of Apple's services. I must also only recommend

Will there ever be another tech company as big as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft?

Yes, technology evolves. Just look at the history of companies.Microsoft and Apple in the 1970s, Google and Amazon in the 1990s, Facebook in the 2000s, Uber Snapchat Twitter (among many others) in the 2010sSo yes, technology evolves, new big companies will form in 2020s, has to be :)

How do companies like Facebook, Google, and Microsoft hire employees?

I am assuming this question is about industry hires as hiring freshers directly from campus might be slightly different process.It usually starts with discovering the candidate. It can be via:Employee referralRecruiter reaching the candidate via forums like LinkedIn, Indeed, Stack-overflow etc.The candidate explicitly applying for a job by himself.Through any competitions/hackathons arranged by the

Are Apple and Google a duopoly?

No. Each product / product category made by either company has many other alternatives from numerous other companies. The fame and success of those companies speaks to the quality and polish of their particular versions of these products, not due to a lack of alternatives. Just to illustrate the amount of competition, both Microsoft

Should I purchase products from Apple, Microsoft, Google, or other and why?

Of course buying from big and welknown company is better!.Because you know you are getting the best product from the best engineers, also the main important is supporting the customer.Big companies allways try to have best quality and service because

Why does Google offer only 5GB on Google Drive (for free)?

Good Question! Personally I think it has more to do with better positioning of their priced packages. 5Gb is negligible, sure, but only because Dropbox JUST expanded their baseline free space.Google Drive's priced packages are noticeably cheaper than Dropbox.