Innovate or Die
Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey brin, while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University California. Google is an American Multinational organization famous for Internet related products and services. It is determined to be more than a search engine. Most of its revenues come from Advertisement. Many of the Google projects are life enhancing.
Google Fiber it is bringing gigabit Internet service to different states of America like Texas, Austin, and Provo, Utah
Google Glass, which displays the information in a Smartphone like hands- Free format.
Calico a Google’s company, working to increase the human lifespan.
Google Now an intelligent personal assistant, it performs activities by Assigning requests to a set of web services.
Google Driverless Car,which reached the 500,000 driver-free mile benchmark-incident-free.
Apple spends $10 billion in 2013 on innovation. That is a huge increase over the last few years. Last year Apple topped the BCG ‘s annual list of the most innovative companies. Apple basically develops and sells computer software, consumer electronics, online services, and personal computers. Major and the most famous products of Apple are Mac line of computers. It is the second-largest information technology company by revenue after the Samsung, and the world’s third-largest smart phone maker after Nokia and Samsung. The main products of Apple are Mac, IPad, IPod, IPhone, Apple TV, Software’s and applications.
“Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.”
3. BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES
Bloomberg Philanthropies is among the largest foundations of the America. The main focus of their resources is on five key areas: Government Innovations, Education, Environment, the Arts and Public Health. By focusing on tobacco control, Bloomberg address sixty percent of deaths in the list. It supports efforts to make city government more innovative and efficient.
Xiaomi is Chinese electronic company headquartered in Beijing China. It is one of the biggest electronics companies that sells, develops and designs mobile phones, mobile applications and consumer electronics items. Xiaomi’s founder Lei Jun is reflexively compared to Steve Jobs. In 2013 the revenues of Xiaomi hit $5.2 billion, another 150% bump, as the smart phone users downloaded more than 1 billion applications. Lei Jun’s goal is to sell more than 40 million devices this year, pushing into Southeast Asia, India and other prominent and emerging markets.
Drop box users increased from 100 million to 200 million last year, it is all because of constantly expanding itself into people’s digital lives. Product manager Sean Lynch says ‘I know where all my information is-it’s in Drop box. Everywhere I go, whatever device, whatever application, I know that I can pull things out of it” Drop box new datastore service synchronize application data among multiple devices like if you are playing a video game on tablet or ipad, you can easily switch over to smart phone and resume at the same point.