Eight of the 10 most-viewed corporate stories on WSJ.com — the web site for “The Wall Street” — for 2011 were about Apple, which became the world’s most valuable tech company during the year.

The company dominated the headlines — and captivated “The Wall Street Journal readers’ interest — this past year, from product launches that stoked frenzy to the somber news of co-founder Steve Jobs’s death,” the publication says. You can read more at http://macte.ch/2lLVF .