The iPhone maker's market capitalisation reached the figure in afternoon trading in NY as its shares rose above $207.
The development of the iPhone is in large part attributed to the late Steve Jobs, who unveiled the device to much fanfare back in 2007.
But Cook has gradually won accolades from investors by pumping out a series of solid financial results and spreading Apple's products to China and other foreign markets. It is evident that the company branched into three new categories of products in the last eight years and while sales of Apple Watch and Beats products are increasing, Apple's corporate revenues are growing mainly because of higher iPhone selling prices, such as the iPhone X at $999. Financial returns are simply the result of Apple's innovation, putting our products and customers first, and always staying true to our values. "Um, not quite - How Trump's tax cut enabled the company to buy a record number of shares and pump up its stock price".
Technology companies like Apple, Amazon and Alphabet-the parent company of Google-appear to have taken the lead in high market value.
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Speaking to CNBC, Dan Ives, an analyst with GHB Insights, pointed toward the milestone as a marker for even better things to come. In today's world, our mission is more important than ever.
More recently, Apple has been in a race to $1 trillion with Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon, which is now valued around $879 billion. "The five-year chart for all three companies show pretty steady upward climbs, but Alphabet's gains only tally 116 per cent versus almost 500 per cent for Amazon and 220 per cent for Apple", Robert Martin of InvestorPlace Media wrote.
The company's fortunes were turbocharged by the launch of personal gadgets such as the iPod in 2001 and the iPhone in 2007.
Steve founded Apple on the belief that the power of human creativity can solve even the biggest challenges - and that the people who are insane enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do.
Apple also released a kit for developers to create augmented-reality experiences on iPhones or iPads, saying that "overnight iOS became the biggest AR platform in the world".