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IPhone and iPad maker Apple is already the world's largest listed company. The California tech giant will be added to the elite blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average on March 19, replacing venerable telecom company AT&T, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced Friday. With a market capitalization of $730 billion, more than $300 billion above number-two company Google and four times that of AT&T, Apple was a natural fit for the 30-member Dow, S&P Dow Jones Indices said. They said Apple would ensure adequate representation for the information-technology sector on the Dow, which for decades served as a guideline for conservative, value-focused investors and an indicator of the health of US industry.
Andy Murray put Britain 1-0 up over the United States in a Davis Cup World Group first round tie in Glasgow on Friday with a confident 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win over Donald Young. "It was pretty special to play in front of a packed arena here," he said of the reception he got in Glasgow. James Ward will look to make it 2-0 for the hosts later Friday when he takes on the top American player John Isner.
It only lasted minutes, but images of sheriff's deputies lobbing tear gas and beating civil rights marchers with batons and whips on March 7, 1965 energized the nation into fighting against segregation in the South.