Apple is the largest publically traded company in the US by market capitalisation (the value of its shares).
But it’s hard to wrap your head around that fact.
Can you picture the value of Apple’s shares, $US626 billion?
The iPhone’s popularity has catapulted Apple from an underdog fighting IBM to arguably the most successful consumer electronics companies out there.
To underscore how big Apple has become, we’ve put together some mind-blowing facts about the business.
In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel poses for photos, in Los Angeles. Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation, to move back to his father's house and work on Snapchat.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at the newly built Wisong Scientists Residential District in this undated photo.
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich's superyacht Eclipse turns in the Elbe river after it left Dock 10 at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg April 16, 2010.
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