Tuesday, 17 January 2017 01:22

The World’s Ten Most Valuable Brands in Technology


In this century, there’s too much competitions among tech firms around the world. Tech-companies coming up with innovative ideas every single day, enhancing their product; smartphones, laptops, gaming console, and forth, to the fullest. This brings or accumulates the companies customer base, and having more customers is all what that matters.

Apple Inc. has proven to be the best tech-firm in the world, where the company this week celebrated the achievement of one of their biggest product in the history of smartphones, the birth of the iPhone. According to online reports, the iPhone contributes almost 60% of the company’s revenue since it’s birth in 2007.

The list below was generated from Forbes Lists, showing the ten most valuable technology brands in the world, and how worth the brand is.

1 Apple (Brand Value: $154.1 Billion)

Apple Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of mobile communication, media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. The firm offers products and services under the iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple Watch, and Apple TV brands, whereas consumer and professional software applications under the iOS, OS, X, and watchOS brands; and operating systems under the iCloud and Apple Pay brands.

In other news, the Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. earlier this week celebrated the 10th anniversary to one of it’s outstanding innovative products; the iPhone. Read Full Story.

2 Google (Brand Value: $82.5 Billion)

Google Inc. primarily focuses on the areas which include search, advertising, operating systems, platforms, enterprise and hardware products. The search area consists of a vast index of websites and other online content which is made available through its search engine to anyone with an Internet connection.

In other news, Mountain View-based internet firm, late last year launched their ever first make smartphones, Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL during a press event on October 4th, 2016. Read Full Story.

3 Microsoft (Brand Value: $75.2 Billion)

Microsoft Corp. engages in the provision of developing and marketing software and hardware services. Its products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, and phones. It also offers server applications for distributed computing environments, productivity applications, business solution applications, desktop and server management tools, software development tools, video games, and online advertising.

In other news, the Redmond-based software firm, is building a new web-based privacy dashboard that will allow users users to see and control their data, including; location tracking, searching and browsing histories, and Cortana Notebook data accrued through every Windows device the user owns. Read Full Story.

4 Facebook (Brand Value: $52.6 Billion)

Facebook Inc. is a social networking company, which allows people to communicate with family, and friends globally. Its services include news feed, messages, mobile apps, and so forth. It’s other social products include; photo-sharing platform; Instagram, Messenger, messaging platform; Whatsapp, and Virtual Reality firm; Oculus VR.

In other news, Menlo Park-based social networking firm, last year announced it will introduce tools to prevent fake news stories from spreading on its platform, an about-face in response to rising criticism that it did not do enough to combat the problem during the U.S. presidential campaign. Read Full Story.

5 IBM (Brand Value: $41.4 Billion)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) provides integrated solutions that leverage information technology and knowledge of business processes operating them through five segments: Global Technology Services, Global Business Services, Software, Systems & Technology and Global Financing.

In other news, Armonk-based IT firm, last year acquired cloud consulting firm Bluewolf for $200 Million. However, the terms of the deal weren’t officially been disclosed but the price was reported to be $200 million. Read Fully Story.

6 Samsung (Brand Value: $36.1 Billion)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. operates its business through; Consumer Electronics (such as – monitor, printer, air-conditioners, refrigerators, and washing machines), Information Technology & Mobile Communications, Semiconductors, Home appliances and Device Solutions.

In other news, the South Korean-based Electronics firm, at one of the biggest Tech-Events in the world; CES, launched two Chromebooks with stylus support built to support Android apps. Read Full Story.

7 Amazon (Brand Value: $35.2 Billion)

Amazon Inc. provides online retail shopping services to four primary customer sets; consumers, sellers, enterprises, and content creators. Other services they provide like any other online shopping market include; marketing and promotional services, such as online advertising. It serves consumers through its retail websites with a focus on selection, price, and convenience.

In other news, the Canadian online shopping market was threatened by India’s Foreign Minister – to deny Indian visas to Amazon employees if the company didn’t withdraw all products insulting the Indian national flag immediately from it’s website. Read Full story.

8 CISCO (Brand Value: $28.4 Billion)

Cisco Systems Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking products (such as; Switching, Routing, Data Center, Wireless, Security, to name a few) and services related to the communications and information technology industry.

9 Oracle (Brand Value: $28 Billion)

Oracle Corp. provides enterprise software and computer hardware products and services and is organized in; Hardware Systems, Enterprise software, and Cloud Computing.

10 Intel (Brand Value: $27.7 Billion)

Intel Corp. develops advanced integrated digital technology products, primarily integrated circuits, for industries such as computing and communications. Some of the products the company produces include; chip-sets, motherboards, microprocessors, and so forth.

Author : Nathan Ernest Olupot

Source : http://pctechmag.com/2017/01/the-worlds-ten-most-valuable-brands-in-technology/


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