On Wednesday, Apple Inc. (AAPL) acquired HTML5 web app company, Particle. AAPL has acquired other companies in the past in order to develop a key part of one of their projects or create an entirely new one.
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is starting to look mortal as well. It is still up 55% this year- and it began 2012 as a company worth over $350 billion- but after briefly hitting $700 in September the stock has slipped to about $640.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has found itself to be the target of a couple of recent lawsuits, claiming that the innovative tech company has actually stolen the innovation for its Siri voice-assistant technology from other companies.