Founded in 1969, Advanced Micro Devices is one of the world’s leaders in the microprocessor industry. Based in Santa Clara, California, AMD is a well-known American semiconductor company that specialises in the development of computer processors and related technologies for consumer markets and businesses.
Amazon is the world's largest online retailer that also specialises in consumer electronics – like the Amazon Kindle – and cloud computing services. It should come as no surprise that many investors around the world are drawn to trade Amazon. The internet titan has cemented its position as a leader in online retail - it became the second company ever to be valued at a trillion dollars after Apple.
Apple Inc., founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne, designs and manufactures mobile communication and media devices, personal computers and portable digital music players. The company’s segments include the Americas (both North and South America), Europe (dealing with European, African, India and Middle Eastern Countries), Greater China (China, Hong Kong and Taiwan), Japan and Rest of Asia Pacific (including Australia). Famously Apple’s products include the iPhone, iPad, iMac, iPod, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and the iOS software.
Founded in 2006, Aurora Cannabis is a licensed cannabis producer from Canada. With a current estimated capacity of more than 500,000 kg per year, Aurora is considered one of the world’s leading and fastest-growing marijuana companies.
Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, in 2004, along with fellow Harvard students and roommates: Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Facebook Inc is focused on building products that enable people to connect and share through computers, mobile devices and tablets. The company’s products include: Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, Oculus and WhatsApp. Facebook is a social network where people connect, share, communicate and discover with each other. Instagram allows individuals to share photos onto a feed for others to interact with. Facebook acquired the cross-platform messaging service, WhatsApp, in 2014.
Alphabet Inc. is the holding company that owns Google. Founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, roommates at Stanford University, Google is an American multinational technology corporation that specialises in internet-related products and services, including: search engine technologies, online advertising technologies and software.
Netflix Inc. is an American media-distribution service provider of internet television, founded in 1997 and headquartered in California. The company operates through three segments: domestic streaming (within America), international streaming and domestic DVD. The members of this service can watch original series, documentaries, feature films and television shows directly on their computers, mobile devices and internet-connected screens. As of 31 December 2016 Netflix had members streaming in over 190 countries worldwide.
Founded in 2003, Tesla is an innovative automotive and energy company taking on the mission to accelerate the world’s transition towards sustainable energy.
Twitter Inc is an American online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages known as ‘tweets’. Twitter is a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. Twitter also offers promoted products to enable advertisers to promote their brands, products and services, as well as, amplify their reach and visibility on Twitter’s network. Twitter was founded in 2007 by CEO Jack Dorsey, and others, in California. As of late 2018 Twitter had 325 million monthly active users.