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Data is the new oil XII – Microsoft: more green roofs

We are nearly at the end of the series and this time we have another runner-up. Yet in the 3D-graph Microsoft looks much smaller than the oil-majors. It grew like the other tech companies did, but not as fast as … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil XI – Alphabet: a pattern emerges

Finally another tech-giant, Alphabet. And the pattern in the tiltle? Well, the old industry is rather stable, but these new tech-companies seem to come from “nowhere” and are suddenly there – next to the oil-majors and manufacturers. Back in 2008, … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil IX – Samsung. Boring? Not quite!

The next company in our series is a bit of a combination between the old economy and the new tech era. Samsung is a South-Korean chaebol, nowadays well-known for its mobile phones and other consumer-electronics. Yet all these devices are … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil VIII – Amazon, even more extreme

Last time we finally saw a tech-giant entering the 3D-graph. It was Apple, behaving very differently from the others as over the last decade it came from nowhere (well in comparison to the traditional set of giants like oil-majors that … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil VII – Finally a tech-giant: Apple!

It took a while, but now the first of the tech giants took turns and the graph is extended with Apple. Hearing what is told about Apple – how rich it is and the incredible amount of cash being piled … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil VI – cars again! Toyota

The world is changing quickly because of Corona. The production and sales of cars went down suddenly and the question is whether these companies will be surpassed by the tech giants – if it didn’t happen already. Our ranking is … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil V – yet another oil major!

It must be really disappointing (for some people at least) to see that the largest companies in the world (measured by revenue) are still mainly oil-majors and (car-) manufacturers. The good news is that our list is a little bit … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil IV – from producer to consumer: Volkswagen

We are leaving the old-fashioned oil for now, but stay close at the same time. The subject of this post is Volkswagen. We’ve showed 3D-graphs for this company before, but that was in the automotive-series. This time it is because … Continue reading

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Data is the new oil IV – before this oil war

Yes, we live in “interesting times”.  The oil majors are still the largest industries in the world (measured by revenue) and that’s why we started with ExxonMobil and will add Royal Dutch Shell now. When I choose this subject, I … Continue reading

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