2018’s most admired companies Who made the list?

Despite a somewhat controversial year for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), which faced widespread backlash for the confirmation of a long-time rumor that it intentionally slows down old iPhones, the tech giant nabbed for the 11th year in a row the top spot on Forbes Magazine’s list of 2018’s most admired companies.

IBM leads on patents for 25th straight year

The global tech firm’s 9,043 patents included more than 1,900 related to advances in cloud computing, more than 1,400 related to artificial intelligence and 1,200 for cybersecurity, including a AI-enabled system designed to thwart phishing hacks.