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Saturday, September 24, 2005

Big Heads In Technology

Yahoo!
Started in In March 1995, $2 million from Sequoia Capital.
Founders, David Filo and Jerry Yang, Ph.D. candidates in Electrical Engineering from
Stanford University.
CEO, Terry Semel
Market Value: $47Billion

Products
Yahoo Mail
Yahoo Search
Yahoo Messenger
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Microsoft
Founders, Paul Allen and Bill Gates started in 1975, Microsoft Registered in
26th Nov,1976.
CEO, Steve Ballmer
Market Value: $270 Billion

Prodcts,
Widows Operating System
MS-Office
Internet Explorer(IE)
MS-SQL Database,
Outlook
MSN Search
MSN Messenger
Hotmail
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Google
The place where it started was attached to the garage of a friend who sublet space to the new corporation's staff of three. On
September 7, 1998, Google Inc. opened its door in Menlo Park, California. Initial investment was $1 million.

Founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin from
Stanford University graduate students.
CEO, Dr. Eric Schmidt
Market: $51Billion

Products
Largest Search Engine on Internet.
Deskbar
Gtalk
Gmail
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Oracle
CEO, Larry Ellison.
Market Value, $64 Billion.

Products
Oracle Database
CRM Products
Oracle Financials

Apple
Started in 1976, almost 30 years back in his parents garage by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
CEO, Steve Jobs.
Market Value, $44 billion.
Products
iMac
Apple Macintosh.
iPod
iPod nano

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Sun Microsystems (JAVA)

Founders Andy Bechtolsheim , Bill Joy, Vinod Khosla, Scott McNealy incorporated in February 1982. There were only 4 employees in the beginning.
CEO, Scott McNealy.
Market Value, $13.4 billion.

Products
Desktops
Servers
Java
Star Office and many more..
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IBM (International Business Machines)
Founder, Thomas J. Watson Sr.. Operational since 1888, incorporated in June 15, 1911.
CEO, Samuel Palmisano.

Products
Desktops
Servers
Laptops
DB2 Database… too many to list.
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