Google retains place as top brand

By on April 22, 2008, 2:42 PM
For the third year in a row, Google has retained its spot as the world’s most valuable brand in a top 100 list that reveals the ever-growing power of technology companies. According to the study, from market research firm Millward Brown Optimor, the search engine giant's marquee is now worth more than $86.1 billion, up 30% from the previous year.

The first runner-up is General Electric being valued at $71.4 billion, followed by Microsoft, Coca Cola and China Mobile. While Google gets most of the attention, the two biggest gains of the year are Apple, up 123 percent to $55 billion, and Blackberry, up a massive 390 per cent to $13.7 billion. All in all, the big winner here appears to be the technology sector, with 28 of the top 100 spots and a brand value growth of $187.5 billion. Check out the full list here.

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...
Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.