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The empire strikes back: Microsoft returns to the top of the world


Analysts think Nadella has been doing a fantastic job in leading Microsoft away from dead-end areas and being more innovative. — AFP

Analysts think Nadella has been doing a fantastic job in leading Microsoft away from dead-end areas and being more innovative. — AFP

WASHINGTON: Microsoft is back at the top of the technology world following an extraordinary comeback to close the gap with Apple, some three years into a transformation of the onetime leader by chief executive Satya Nadella. 

Microsoft regained its title as the world’s most valuable company when it closed Nov 30 at a higher market value than Apple for the first time since 2010, after a brief move ahead of the iPhone maker earlier in the week. 

   

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