Technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation. it has great growth in last days. There are 6 categories of technology.
So there are many companies based on technology. we will introduce five of them that exceeding 100 billion.
5 Technology Companies Exceeding 100 Billion
Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994. Amazon runs data centers for its online services and owns generators or purchases electricity corresponding to its consumption, mostly renewable energy. Amazon contracted with avangrid to build and operate the first wind farm in North Carolina to power Amazon’s Virginia data centers. The wind farm was built and began operating in December 2016 despite opposition from President Trump and some North Carolina Republican legislators. Amazon records data on customer buyer behavior which enables them to offer or recommend to an individual specific item or bundles of items based upon preferences demonstrated through purchases or items visited. Brand value $150.8 billion.
Apple is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayniake in April 1976 to develop and sell Wozniak’s personal computer. It was incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. Apple entered the top ten of the Fortune 500 list of companies for the first time, rising 11 places above its 2012 ranking to take the sixth position. As of 2016, Apple has around US$234 billion of cash and marketable securities, of which 90% is located outside the United States for tax purposes.
Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. The company’s rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond Google’s core search engine google search. It offers services designed for work and productivity(google docs, google sheets, and google slides), email (Gmail), scheduling and time management google calendar, cloud storage google drive, instant messaging and video chat (google allo,Due, Hangouts), language translation (google translate), mapping and navigation (google maps, Waze, google earth, street view), video sharing (youtube), note-taking (google keep), and photo organizing and editing (google photos). The company leads the development of the Android mobile operating system, the Google Chrome web browser, and Chrome OS, a lightweight operating system based on the Chrome browser. Brand value: $120.9 billion.
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand, and is the largest South Korean chaebol. Samsung was founded by Lee Byung-Chul in 1938 as a trading company. Samsung comprises around 80 companies. It is highly diversified, with activities in areas including construction, consumer electronics, financial services, shipbuilding, and medical services.in 2009, Samsung reported consolidated revenues of $172.5 billion. In 2010, Samsung reported consolidated revenues of $258 billion, and profits of $27.6 billion the spot rate as of 19 August 2011. These amounts do not include the revenues from all of Samsung’s subsidiaries based outside South Korea.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. Most of Facebook’s revenue comes from advertising. Facebook generally has a lower click-through rate (CTR) for advertisements than most major websites. According to BusinessWeek.com, banner advertisements on Facebook have generally received one-fifth the number of clicks compared to those on the Web as a whole, although specific comparisons can reveal a much larger disparity. For example, while Google users click on the first advertisement for search results from an average of 8% of the time 80,000 clicks for every one million searches, Facebook’s users click on advertisements an average of 0.04% of the time 400 clicks for every one million pages. Successful advertising campaigns on the site can have clickthrough rates as low as 0.05% to 0.04%, and CTR for ads tend to fall within two weeks.