Fortune top companies in the world: Best companies of 2007

Hello! I have listed world top 10 companies in this post and tell how they reached the position. 2007 has been an eventful year for global commerce. News headlines featured considerable mergers, acquisitions, product launches and even bankruptcies.

Google Inc.

Adword is one of the powerful term for Google, which is the primary income source for Google have acquired number of web based social networks like Orkut, Blogger and etc… After losing out to Microsoft in a bid to get a share in Facebook's pie, Google has announced the upcoming release of OpenSocial, an open Web platform. And in the wake of the iPhone, Google is launching a software-specific mobile project that should have a heavy impact on the mobile market.

Apple Inc

The new gadget exploded onto the market, selling 1.4 million in the U.S. during the first 90 days and making waves in the mobile industry. The iPhone is now set to hit the market in the UK on Friday, November 8, 2007.

Boeing

Boeing is a major aerospace and defense corporation which has also long been one of the world's largest civil aircraft companies. The company has its hands full now as the new Dreamliner delays threaten its other programs.

Microsoft Corp.

Microsoft is an American multinational computer technology corporation with 79,000 employees in 102 countries and global annual revenue of $51.12 billion as of 2007. So far in 2007, Microsoft's Halo 3 (the latest version of a popular video game) and Windows Vista pushed the company's profits upward. They are reporting one of their biggest quarters in recent history -- topping Wall Street's profit expectations and boosting their annual sales forecast by $2 billion.

Toyota Motor Corp.

Japan's top automaker has been doing very well in 2007, posting record sales and profit for the fiscal first-half and reporting an 11% jump in second-quarter net profit on solid sales. Soaring gas prices have boosted the appeal of Toyota's hybrid Prius and fuel-efficient models, such as the Camry and Corolla.

Citigroup Inc.
Charles Prince resigned on November 4, 2007 as chairman and chief executive of Citigroup. The bank faces an $11 billion write off of sub-prime mortgage losses in addition to a $6.5 billion write-down from last quarter.

Here list not ends will continue on later posts!

Have a nice week end!