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Is Apple the New Microsoft?

By Chris Hill - Apr 24, 2013 at 4:50PM

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Is Apple no longer the innovative powerhouse it once was?

The following video is from Wednesday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, with host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross, Charly Travers, and James Early.

Shares of Apple (AAPL -2.46%) dropped on Wednesday in the wake of the company's latest earnings. Apple posted better-than-expected sales numbers for its iPhones and iPads and announced a $50 billion share buyback. And CEO Tim Cook said that the company is working on "amazing new hardware, software, and services" that will be released in autumn 2013 and in 2014. But investors weren't impressed. Should shareholders lower their expectations? Is Apple losing its innovative edge and becoming another Microsoft? In this installment of Motley Fool Money, our analysts talk about the future of Apple.

The relevant video segment can be found between 0:43 and 5:10.

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