10 Companies That Changed the World

Netflix started as a mail-order DVD rental service. Even Netflix probably didn't know what its future held in the lucrative entertainment industry.

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Netflix

Facebook transformed global communication. Facebook has grown from a dorm room project to a global phenomenon with 900 million users.

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Facebook/Meta

Google receives 99,000 searches per second, Google simplified online information access. The company indexed sites and made them searchable in one single tab.

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Google

YouTube is a phenomenal company. It transformed how people expressed themselves in music, entertainment, education, and politics. YouTube has discovered many artists.

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YouTube

iPhone, Mac, iPad, and iPod are Apple products. Apple's uniqueness helped it change the world. Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne formed Apple.

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Apple

Realizing the online demand, the company adapted quickly and added more items to its website. To sweeten the deal, they offered free shipping on certain orders.

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Amazon

Ford built a manufacturing and assembly plant to produce vehicles quickly with identical parts and colours. Ford Model Ts were produced in record numbers of 1.2 million units 

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Ford Motors

Microsoft changed how computers were used and how we think about them. Microsoft has the largest market share of computer software and operating systems.

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Microsoft

Tata has contributed to India's growth and donates up to 60% of its profits to charity and philanthropic ventures. Aside from cars, the company has many other businesses.

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The Tata Group

Tesla is a Texas-based automotive and clean energy company. Tesla designs and manufactures electric vehicles, home and grid-scale batteries, solar panels, and solar roof tiles.

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Tesla