Apple, Microsoft, and Alphabet, in the June quarter, reported combined profits of more than $50 bn. Apple’s first iPhone 5G model drove revenue and earnings for the world’s most valuable firm. The firms’ aggregate market worth is $6.4 tril, which is more than 2x what it was 16 months ago. During that quarter, Google’s advert revenue jumped by 69 % to $50.44 bn. Microsoft’s profits have risen due to increased demand for its software and cloud computing services.