1. IBM: Though Apple may have a cult following among consumers, IBM provides unparalleled IT services to businesses. It excels in data analytics and cloud computing, and is rapidly growing in emerging markets.
2. Apple: Apple is poised to reclaim its title as the most creative company, with its upcoming iPad Air and its iOS7-powered iPhone 5S. Its place at number two is likely due to its dull performance for most of the year.
4. Yahoo: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has famously turned the brand from a dinosaur into something relevant, with a revamp of its homepage and mail service, as well as the acquisition of blogging site Tumblr.
5. Texas Instruments: TI’s reputation for manufacturing semiconductors is rock solid, and they have consistently been lauded for their business…
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