The company manufactures a range of computers,
mobile phones and media playing devices, the most popular among them
being the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad.
2) Microsoft | Rank 2 | Brand value: $54.7 billion
Following Apple is Microsoft, another
technology giant, which was once the undisputed market leader in this
space. The company is engaged in developing, licensing and supporting a
range of software products and services.
The beverage company owns or licenses and
markets more than 500 non-alcoholic beverage brands, including soft
drinks and juices, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and energy and
4) IBM | Rank 4 | Brand value: $48.5 billion
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) is
an information technology company, which operates under five segments:
Global Technology Services, Global Business Services, Software, Systems
and Technology, and Global Financing.
5) Google | Rank 5 | Brand value: $37.6 billion
The technology company, a global search engine
giant, is now moving into other spheres. The company offers services
such as Google Maps and Google Earth, apart from the popular Android
mobile operating system.
6) Intel | Rank 6 | Brand value: $32.3 billion
Intel Corporation designs and manufactures
integrated digital technology platforms, which it sells to computer
manufacturers the world over.
McDonald's Corporation operates McDonald's
restaurants in 119 countries. All restaurants are operated either by the
company or by franchisees.
8) General Electric | Rank 8 | Brand Value: $33.7 billion
General Electric Company is a diversified
technology and financial services corporation. The products and services
range from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing and
household appliances to medical imaging, business and consumer financing
and industrial products.
9) BMW | Rank 9 | Brand value: $26.3 billion
The Germany-based car maker owns three
brands—BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce. Its most popular offerings include the
3 Series, 5 Series and 7 Series range of sedans, and the X Series range
10) Cisco | Rank 10 | Brand value: $26.3 billion
Cisco Systems designs, manufactures, and sells
Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to
the communications and information technology industry and provide
services associated with these products and their use.