The last time Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) were this close in size, Apple was marketing the iPhone 3GS. But Apple’s been losing favor while Microsoft’s been quietly raking in cash and fixing its biggest issues, and now the two tech giants are neck and neck again.
In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Tech, host Dylan Lewis and Motley Fool contributor Evan Niu look at how both companies got to this point, where they could go from here, and which one is the safer buy for the long-term. Then, the hosts look at Spotify’s (NYSE: SPOT) new push into India, the second most populous country in the world. Find out what huge challenges and opportunities await them there, and what this might mean for the streaming dynamo’s future.