(Reuters – Thomson Reuters Corp on Wednesday distributed its presentation “Top 100 Global Technology Leaders” list with Microsoft Corp in the no. 1 spot, trailed by chip creator Intel Corp and system outfit producer Cisco Systems Inc .
The rundown, which expects to recognize the business’ best fiscally fruitful and authoritatively solid associations, highlights U.S. tech goliaths, for example, Apple Inc , Alphabet Inc , International Business Machines Corp and Texas Instruments Inc , among its best 10.
Microchip creator Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing <2330.TW>, German business programming monster SAP and Dublin-based advisor Accenture round out the main 10.
The rest of the 90 organizations are not positioned, but rather the rundown additionally incorporates the world’s biggest online retailer Amazon.com Inc and web-based social networking mammoth Facebook Inc .
The outcomes depend on a 28-factor calculation that measures execution crosswise over eight benchmarks: budgetary, administration and financial specialist certainty, hazard and flexibility, lawful consistence, development, individuals and social duty, natural effect, and notoriety.
The evaluation tracks patent movement for mechanical advancement and conclusion in news and chose online networking as the impression of an organization’s open notoriety.
The arrangement of tech organizations is confined to those that have at any rate $1 billion in yearly income.
As indicated by the rundown, 45 percent of these 100 tech organizations are headquartered in the United States. Japan and Taiwan are tied for second place with 13 organizations each, trailed by India with five tech pioneers on the rundown.
By landmass, North America leads with 47, trailed by Asia with 38, Europe with 14 and Australia with one.
The quality of Asia features the development of organizations, for example, Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK>, which turned into the principal Asian firm to enter the club of organizations worth more than $500 billion, and outperformed Facebook in showcase esteem in November.
Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, which created the rundown.