Apple Ranks Numero Uno in Fortune's World Most Admired

by Victoria Revay

Fortune Magazine has released its World's Most Admired Companies top 50 list and Apple has taken the number one ranking. Fortune says despite a tough year for the computer sector and Steve Jobs, the company managed to ship 22.7 million iPods, 2.5 million Macs and 4.4 million iPhones.  Rounding out the top five list are Berkshire Hathaway, Toyota Motor, Google and Johnson and Johnson.  On that note, also check out some of the best tech companies to work for in their top 100 Best Companies To Work For list. 

Google is ranked #4:

What makes it so great?
Tech powerhouse marked tenth birthday in 2008. While the company still attracts 777,000 applicants a year, hiring has slowed, and Google recently cut frills like afternoon tea and an annual ski trip.

Headquarters: 1600 Ampitheatre Parkway

Mountain View, CA 94043
2007 revenue ($ millions): 16,594
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. As a first step to fulfilling that mission, Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin developed a new approach to online search that took root in a Stanford University dorm room and quickly spread to information seekers around the globe. Google is now widely recognized as the world's... more

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Victoria Revay

Victoria Revay

Like many, freelance journalist, Victoria Revay is ambitious and adventurous by nature.  Since leaving television news, Victoria has worked for, she has been published in Western Living Magazine, Blackbook Magazine’s Jet Set Travel Guide, Western Living Condo and, and she’s hosted an online entertainment show. She recently returned from her travels, blogging across... more

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