Apple Falls to 79th on Forbes Most Innovative Companies List

Posted August 15, 2013 at 9:35pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 14524 views

Apple has fallen from 26th place on Forbes' "The World's Most Innovative Companies" list to 79th place. In 2011 Apple placed 5th on the list.

According to the rankings, Apple's 12-Month Sales Growth is 13.8%, its 5-Year Annualized Total Return is 23.8%, and its Innovation Premium is 22.3%.

The list was topped by Salesforce.com, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, VMware, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and ARM Holdings. Amazon came in 7th and Google placed 47th.

Check out the entire list at the link below...

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Fukran John - August 16, 2013 at 2:45pm
What so big fuzz about this? There is nothing special in this. Next year apple will go down another 100 places. They have been in this position by copying other mobile companies especially Samsung. Now they are unable to copy much. There is a limit in everything.
ErinD - August 17, 2013 at 8:20am
Please point out everything apple copied samsung in. Your dumb af
Great. - August 16, 2013 at 2:58am
Silly list. Retrospective looking and not very useful.
Bugged Out - August 15, 2013 at 11:33pm
Proctor Gamble, Colgate Palmolive higher than Google? The list must be based on innovative offshore tax dodges.
Bill Gates - August 15, 2013 at 10:43pm
Apllecalypse Now 2013. Rest in shit you Thief Jobs.
Dildo Baits - August 16, 2013 at 12:25am
Think how microshit's doing! Microcalypse because they struggle like you to reach the top like your ads only comparing your pointeless feature crap, you're number 200 just you wait someone who thought of flat squares and colors for windorks 8, do you even tell what other companies on the list are, it depends on something other than pointeless craplets and fuckias like yours, it involves flat screens, air conditioners, windmills! Did you ever read microsuck on the innovative list? No, then suck it! Androcalypse and Microcalypse all the way, you don't even have hd and what's the fucking point of 2 apps at the same time, and do your cases clean rt and have better battery, no! I rest my case! Like yours was easy! Get lost wannabe!
Andre J - August 15, 2013 at 10:05pm
This list is pointless...what is used to measure innovation makes no sense whatsoever...
tedkupa - August 15, 2013 at 11:25pm
yep. not credible at all , it might be if cupertino topped, lame list. Be poor be stupid
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