Apple has lost its status as the most innovative company in the world

The American business magazine Fast Company has released a ranking of the most innovative companies in 2018. It is noteworthy that Apple ranked only 17th place in the list, while a year earlier the Corporation held the palm. This time the rating was headed by a Chinese company Meituan Dianping, which combines several services at once: finding restaurants, booking hotels, ordering food and goods.

In total, the list includes about 50 companies. According to the magazine, the main innovation of Apple in 2018 was the Apple A12 processor is the first chip in the industry, performed on a 7-nanometer process technology. But despite this, the Corporation lost in the list of 16 positions.

2017 was more successful for Apple — then the Corporation was at the top of the ranking of the most innovative companies in the world. To achieve such success was possible thanks to the timely exit of a breakthrough iPhone X and AirPods wireless headphones. However, to retain its leading position, the Corporation could not.

According to experts, in 2018 was a disaster for Apple — something truly innovative-we did not wait. Interestingly, such technological giants as Google, Huawei and Samsung completely out of the list.

Top 10 most innovative companies in the world by Fast Company for 2018 as follows:

  1. Meituan Dianping platform, which simplifies the work of services for ordering food, delivery of goods, finding restaurants, booking hotels and tickets in a movie.
  2. Grab — a Malaysian company providing taxi and logistics services
  3. NBA — national basketball Association.
  4. Walt Disney Company is one of the largest financial conglomerates in the entertainment industry in the world.
  5. Stitch Fix is an online subscription service and personal styling in the USA
  6. Sweetgreen — an American chain of fast food restaurants
  7. Apeel Sciences — a company that creates a protective coating for fruit and vegetables based on avocado, to increase the period of their storage.
  8. Square is an American technology company that develops solutions for the receiving and processing of electronic payments.
  9. Oatly is a Swedish manufacturer of food products, main product is oat milk.
  10. Twitch is well-known streaming platform.

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