Thursday, February 16, 2012

5 Largest Technology Companies

Hewlett-Packard (Revenue $118.364 billion 2008)
World’s largest technology company was founded in a garage by two graduate students of Stanford University in 1939. HP produces different electronic products including printers, digital cameras, scanners, PDA’s, desktop calculators, computers, notebooks, workstations, Servers and many more. The company generated revenue of 118.364 billion dollars in year 2008 and its asset value is 113.331 billion dollars. An estimated 321,000 employees serve HP in different parts of the world.

Hitachi Ltd. (Revenue US$99.544 billion 2008)
Started from an electronic repair shop in 1910, the company has grown beyond imagination. Over 400,129 employees are working for Hitachi in dozen fields. Its main products are in fields of Information and Telecommunication Systems, Electronic Devices, Power & Industrial System, Digital Media & Consumer Products, High Functional Materials & Components, Logistics, Services & Others and Financial Services.
IBM (Revenue US$103.63 billion 2008)

IBM (international business machine) was founded in 1896 in a village called Endicott (Broome County, New York). It is one of the pioneer computer company products different products including computers, super computers, microprocessors, data storage units, modems, notebooks and many more. IBM employed 398,455 employers word-wide
Sony (Revenue $78.877 billion 2008)
Like all other giants, Sony also started from a scratch. The company was started from a radio repair shop in Tokyo, Japan. Currently Sony is listed as world’s 4rth largest global technology company which produces Consumer & professional electronic equipments, Communication & information-related equipments, Semiconductor, Electronic, devices & components, Battery, Chemicals, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Music, PlayStation, Blu-Ray and many more.
Nokia (Revenue $74.738867 billion (2008)
Nokia was founded in 1865 in Finnish city of Tampere. Its current headquarter is located by Golf of Finland in Keilaniemi, Espoo. Nokia is trendsetter and inventor of different technologies including GSM. Nokia’s main products are mobile phones, mini laptops, internet Tablets, GPS products, Accessories, Digital television, ADSL Modems, WLAN products and Military communications and equipment.

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