Microsoft will not be re-taking the crown as the most-valuable tech company any time soon, but they’re flirting with being knocked down to the number three — or even number four spot. In the past year, while Microsoft’s stock is down slightly... Google is much closer to Microsoft in terms of market cap than Apple was when I wrote that post last year.
... IBM is a little bit closer at $202 billion. ... They have a shot of passing Microsoft too.
The author points out HP is worth $108 billion and that Apple is now worth an entire company more than Microsoft.