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 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

When, in your opinion, did Apple become a better company than Microsoft?

It is like asking when did human become better species than dinosaurs. Obviously that question is nonsense, as you can't compare species and who's better.It is the same for Apple and Microsoft. Apple was always way better consumer company than Microsoft.

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 (

Who was a better person, Steve Jobs or Bill Gates?

Both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs are important in the field of technology.They do a lot for the modern technology. But i will for Bill Gates because he deserve the most respect from the world. How Microsoft change our life we have seen that last 10 years.Made the technology easy and they tried to reach it

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

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 don't Microsoft and Apple join together?

It's impossible and it's not good for growth. Good and innovative products only take birth due to competition between Giants.

Do Apple and Microsoft work together?

Thanks for the A2A.Absolutely! Believe it or not, Apple and Microsoft have pretty much always worked together. In fact, Microsoft has a dedicated business unit that operates almost like a separate entity that does nothing but do stuff for Apple products.Apple also has

Is Microsoft more successful than Apple?

It depends on your perspective. Both are incredibly successful.In terms of net worth, Microsoft is under $300 billion dollars whereas Apple is nearly triple that in value.However in terms of market saturation, about 20% of the world uses a Mac and the market saturation for

Who changed the way we work, Microsoft or Apple?

My answer will be "Both". There are many silent players who changed the way we work since the beginning. Only top brands gets highlighted easily. And a big +1 for User answer.

Is Microsoft out-innovating Apple?

A2A.Hmm... Well, it has definitely not been Apple's year, or few years.Microsoft has actually shown some (debatable) signs of innovation, rather than blatantly copying or ripping off everyone in sight in the time-honored Bill Gates tradition. Their biggest innovation in recent years is

What would happen if Microsoft bought Apple?

Even if MS did have the money, not only would they not do it, the Feds more than likely wouldn't allow it. It would be a monopoly at that point. If MS ever had the opportunity, it was back in '97 when a loan was made to Apple by MS to

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

Can Microsoft beat Apple in valuation?

The current difference in there net profit is huge. According to a recent article I read Apple's current brand value is $104.7 billion, by far the most of any company in the United States. For comparison, second-place Google's brand was

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

Why did Apple lose their case against Microsoft, although people say that Microsoft copied stuff from Apple?

Apple Computer, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp.The court outlined five ideas that it identified as basic to a GUI desktop: windows, icon images of office items, manipulations of icons, menus, and the opening and closing of objects.[2] The court established that Apple could

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

How do big companies (like Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, etc.) fire their employees?

At Microsoft, firing experience is similar to others here. You're called and asked to come in for a face to face meeting with HR and your manager. Depending on the sccenario, you're either given 2 weeks to wrap things up

Is Microsoft looking like the new Apple?

People generally believe that Apple is an innovative company and others just copy their features but its actually not true. Apple has actually NEVER INVENTED ANYTHING. You cant find many YouTube videos showing the real truth. What Apple has been great in doing

Will Apple ever buy out Microsoft?

Every company will bankrupt one day. Including Apple and Microsoft. So, thinking about that it isn't impossible for anything to happen one day. If you think in some short time period, the answer is no, neither Apple will be able to buy Microsoft, neither opposite.

What would happen to Apple and Microsoft if Microsoft got the source code of OS X?

Nothing. Microsoft intentionally keeps Windows different from the alternatives (which are UNIX-likes) in order to keep Windows software exclusive to Windows. Microsoft wouldn't benefit any way from knowing the inner workings of their competitor because they don't care.

Even after Apple becoming the Microsoft of 90s, why do people still have grudge against Microsoft, but not to Apple?

If you're suggesting that there aren't people out there who have a grudge against Apple, you're mistaken. There's a relatively small but vocal group that strongly dislikes Apple and Apple products because of cost, because Apple is 'proprietary' (and Microsoft

What will Apple do after Microsoft releases the Surface Book?

Apple will change absolutely nothing in their roadmap, that likely is already planned out for at least a year. Apple has no interest in making a laptop that turns into a tablet and the closest they are coming to that is with the iPad Pro. The

Could Apple build a better Surface type product than Microsoft?

I think they can do it, they both have long history in copying each other. But will they do it? I think before they can do it they need to make the OSX touch friendly, iOS is far behind Windows 10 in many areas.So I think before doing it they need to think about OSX and touch screens.

Which company has the best intellectual capital: Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook or Linkedin?

I would say Microsoft mainly because they provide a lot of the same services as Google like Bing, Advertising and Maps (which might not be as good) but are also very big in other markets such as gaming (Xbox), Office Suite and Operating Systems, mobile (WP8), Mp3 players (zune), tablets (surface) and a LOT of enterprise

Is it a smart move to invest in Apple and Microsoft even though they are competitors?

Are they really competitors? Apple doesn't make an Xbox, Apple doesn't offer a corporate technology platform (SQL, MS Server, Enterprise)Microsoft does have some underperforming tablets, phones, laptops and that rocking' Zune - (oh wait)  - but there's more revenue in the

Which will survive the longest, Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Patanjali ?

I would say Amazon.Ignoring Patanjali , the other 4 (google's parent company i.e. alphabet, Amazon,apple, Microsoft) are racing towards 1 trillion USD value with apple in the lead.Now the fact that Apple, Google and Microsoft are losing interest from many people regardless of the

What would happen if Apple reverse-engineered Microsoft Windows?

Windows is a very well known and studied system and most of its internals are very well known since years. Consider for instance Wine, the Windows bridge that let windows applications run unchanged under Linux.I rely on this small marvel: I use Notepad++, FreePCB (a printed circuit cad for

What do people use more, Apple's Numbers or Microsoft's Excel?

Excel is hugely more popular than numbers as you can see by this Google Trends Chart:

What would happen if Apple, Google, and Microsoft merged?

It would be Skynet! The beginning of the end. Kthulu, and Sauron, and Voldemort, all merged into one. The Borg. Sell all your electronics and move to the forest. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated

What will happen if Google buys Apple and Microsoft?

Given the current state of Google there are two possibilities.1. It will become the coolest and most powerful company of world. It will have the resources and brain pool to actualize what we know as science fiction based on logical theories. We will also witness a loads

Is Google better than Apple and Microsoft?

I would say, all these companies are maestros of the modern world! We can not compare them between each other.After all, they are what we work with and use all day.Android - GoogleIOS - AppleWindows - MicrosoftThese companies have blessed the world with their technologies and software. Whatever has ever been built by these

What was Bill Gates' passion for starting Microsoft? How does that compare to what Steve Jobs was passionate about?

A couple of companies had released truly interesting computers. The first PERSONAL computers. Companies like Altair had released computers you could build yourself from parts, hobbyist machines, but ones with actual keyboards were starting to appear from companies like Wang.

How is it working in Apple or Microsoft?

Can't speak about Microsoft but working in  retail is great , the people are smart & reliable . It's like having a dream team for school projects all year around , however the standards are very high , too high in my opinion .A lot

Which is the best company, according to you- Google, Microsoft, or Apple?

If the question is being asked as an absolute (ie who's the best - period) the list should include Facebook and potentially Amazon - depending on how you're evaluating the company.That said, of the three included I think the answer

Why doesn't Apple have more percentage share of the personal computer market compared to Microsoft?

It's because Apple has stopped showing any interest in the business or entry-level markets, which is where most computers are sold.Compare where Apple is at in 2018 vs 2005:No more dedicated server hardwareNo significant investments made in macOS ServerNo real effort put into making macOS operate fully

Which will survive the longest, Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Patanjali ?

I would say Amazon.Ignoring Patanjali , the other 4 (google's parent company i.e. alphabet, Amazon,apple, Microsoft) are racing towards 1 trillion USD value with apple in the lead.Now the fact that Apple, Google and Microsoft are losing interest from many people regardless of the

What do people use more, Apple's Numbers or Microsoft's Excel?

Excel is hugely more popular than numbers as you can see by this Google Trends Chart:

How much does Microsoft (company) profit from Apple (company)'s success in the marketplace today?

Actually, it was $150m not $10m and they sold all of the shares. However, I believe that Microsoft is still greatly benefiting from Apple's success. For one, there is Office for Mac and Office 365, which works on iPhones and iPads. At one point, before Office came to iOS, analysts predicted that an Office for iPad could be

Is Apple richer than Microsoft?

Apple is richer, yeah. But apple is a company who doesn't specifically have one or two persons who hold the major of its shares in the market. It has more major share holders in number than Microsoft and the general people are as usual its minor share holders. So total revenue which Apple makes gets divided among those major

Why is Apple more successful than Microsoft?

I answer that question in this upcoming book:In Search of Stupidity, the Third Edition, is on the Way! - Softletterrick

Does Obama own any tech corporation? Like how Steve jobs did Apple, Bill Gates and Microsoft, etc.?

President Obama is not allowed (by law) to know what his stock & bond portfolio contains. The investment is in a "Blind Trust". He is allowed to make general instructions on its management, but not allowed to see the individual stocks,