World's top 10 most innovative companies

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American magazine FastCompany has ranked HP at No 10 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world.\n

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Wal-Mart Stores is an American public corporation that runs a chain of large, discount department stores. FastCompany ranked Walmart at No 9 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Novartis offers a wide range of healthcare products through its Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Diagnostics, Sandoz and Consumer Health Divisions. FastCompany ranked Novartis at No 8 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. FastCompany ranked PG&E at No 7 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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First Solar is the largest manufacturer of thin film solar modules, having expanded manufacturing capacity to an annualized run rate of 53.4MW per line in the 4th quarter of 2009. By enabling clean, renewable electricity at lower costs, First Solar is providing a sustainable alternative to conventional energy sources. FastCompany ranked First Solar at No 6 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Huawei is a leading telecom solutions provider, owned entirely by its employees. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, the company established end-to-end advantages in telecom network infrastructure, application & software, devices and professional services. FastCompany ranked Huawei at No 5 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Google is a multinational public cloud computing and Internet search technologies corporation. FastCompany ranked Google at No 4 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Apple Inc is an American multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics, computer software, and commercial servers. FastCompany ranked Apple at No 3 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Amazon.com is an American-based multinational electronic commerce company. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it is America's largest online retailer FastCompany ranked Amazon at No 2 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Facebook is a social networking website that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. FastCompany ranked Facebook at No 1 among the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies for 2010.\n

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Thu 25 Mar 2010 05:15 PM GST