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Mirror Mirror on the wall, who's the richest of them all? (I make billions #7)

Clue group 1:

  • This spa provides a great relaxation rub. Earbuds are included too.
  • I compared virtual machines, and oddly Dalvik nipped JVM by only a hair.
  • What's this sight I'm seeing? Rapunzel and Flynn arguing?
  • I'm Agent Johnson. This is Special Agent Johnson. No relation. (Watch this if you don't get the joke)

Clue group 2:

  • My favorite cartoon character is Bojack Horseman. If that horse got injured, would he go to the hospital or to the vets?
  • There are some people who think Santa Claus is evil. Really, no joking!
  • I need to get my cuckoo clock fixed, time permitting.

Who / What am I?

Notes:

  1. The answer is not literally the richest in the world.
  2. The first clue has some italicization to provide a hint. After each day that the puzzle is not solved, I will italicize an additional clue.
  3. The video link for clue #4 has nothing to do with the puzzle. It's just there in case you've never seen Die Hard.

Previous puzzles in this series: #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6

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Got it! You are

Apple, the multinational tech. company

Each clue in group 1

Contains the name of a variety of apple hidden backwards among its letters, often spanning multiple words

Like so:

This spa provides a great relaxation rub. Earbuds are included too. = BRAEBURN
I compared virtual machines, and oddly Dalvik nipped JVM by only a hair. = PINK LADY
What's this sight I'm seeing? Rapunzel and Flynn arguing? = GRANNY SMITH
I'm Agent Johnson. This is Special Agent Johnson. No relation. = GALA

Meanwhile, each clue in group 2

Contains the name of Apple founders / board members, etc.

Like so:

My favorite cartoon character is Bojack Horseman. If that horse got injured, would he go to the hospital or to the vets? = STEVE JOBS
There are some people who think Santa Claus is evil. Really, no joking! = JONY IVE
I need to get my cuckoo clock fixed, time permitting. = TIM COOK

All this considered, it is now evident that the title was a clue to this since

The use of ‘Mirror, Mirror...’ points to the evil queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, who attempts to poison Snow White with… an apple!

And

It doubled as a hint towards the method required to decipher the puzzle: reading backwards, as if the clues were reflected in a mirror... (pointed out by Omega Krypton in the comments)

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    $\begingroup$ and title refers to reading stuff like looking in a mirror (reversed direction). well done +1 $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jul 10 at 12:09
  • $\begingroup$ @OmegaKrypton Ah yes, true! Ha, funny - that didn't even strike me! $\endgroup$ – Stiv Jul 10 at 12:10
  • $\begingroup$ Very good explanation! Actually the "mirror mirror" title was a hint to read the clues in reverse, but the "Snow White" connection actually fits really well and I wish I had thought of that too! $\endgroup$ – JS1 Jul 10 at 19:04
  • $\begingroup$ @JS1 Haha! So just a happy coincidence then! Funny... :-) $\endgroup$ – Stiv Jul 10 at 19:46

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