IBM Tops U.S. Patent Ranking for 21st Consecutive Year
According to IFI Claims, IBM was assigned a record 6,809 patents in the United States last year, marking the 21st straight year that IBM has topped the inofficial U.S. patent ranking. Google and Apple, often considered the most innovative companies in the world, were ranked 11th and 13th, respectively, both breaking into the Top 20 for the first time.
- Brand ValueGoogle Dethrones Apple as Most Valuable Brand
This chart shows the estimated brand value of the world's most valuable brands in 2014.
- PCsGlobal PC Industry Continues Downward Trend
This chart shows global PC shipments from 2006 through 2013. In 2013, 316 million PCs were shipped worldwide, a 10 percent decline from a year earlier.
- AppleApple Voted Most Innovative Company by R&D Professionals
This chart shows a ranking of the most innovative companies in the world, based on a survey among 700 high-level R&D professionals.
- Video GamesCan the Wii U Revive the Video Game Industry?
This chart shows video game hardware sales in the United States from November 2011 through October 2012.
- Market capitalization of U.S. tech and internet companies in 2006 and 2014 (in billion U.S. dollars)
Market capitalization of U.S. tech and internet companies 2014
- IBM number of employees from 2000 to 2013 (in 1,000s)
Number of employees at IBM 2000-2013
- IBM's IT services revenue worldwide from 2009 to 2012, by segment (in million U.S. dollars)
IBM's global IT services revenue 2009-2012, by segment
- Number of patents in force in the U.S. 2004-2012Number of patents in force in the U.S. 2004-2012
- Number of patents granted to U.S. companies 1998-2012Number of patents granted to U.S. companies 1998-2012
- Number of patents in the automobile industry in China 2006-2011Number of patents in the automobile industry in China 2006-2011
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