Company Details 27 Aug 23, 2017 @ 05:45 PM 10 Of The Newcomers That Joined The Ranks Of Forbes Asia s 50 Best Big Public Companies List This story appears in the September 2017 issue of Forbes Asia. 14 million 22 Why Itâs begun selling a DNA sequencer the size of a smartphone that may move genomics out of the lab and into the field. It sells electronic hardware to small and medium-size companies. In 2008, CK Hutchison Holdings made the Fab 50 list before a corporate reshuffle led to the current company. Collaborators 10 Why This Chinese telecommunications giant is now the worldâs third-largest smartphone vendor thanks to strong sales in both premium and entry-level devices. Company Details 14 50 percent Claims its algorithm read chest CT images 50 percent more accurately than experts in its own test. $485 billion 25 Why Uses of its life-saving immunotherapy, Opdivo, has expanded to lung cancer, advanced renal-cell carcinoma, and Hodgkinâs lymphoma. Intellectual property 23 Why Created a more efficient lithium-ion battery that could reduce the cost of energy storage for the electric grid and electric vehicles. However, with the rise of Facebook and the emergence of Mixi tsukare ( tired of Mixi ), the Tokyo king of social networking started experiencing a sharp downturn in 2011. Mixi, Japan Starting as a social-networking service in 1999 by Kenji Kasahara, the company boasted 14 million monthly active users by 2012. The stock went up 191% in 2014, and Kasahara returned to our list of Japan s 50 Richest in 2015 after an absence of four years. In the last fiscal year, 93% of Mixi s revenue came from its mobile game segment.
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(AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel) This producer and seller of soy sauce is the biggest player in terms of revenue in the Chinese condiment industry. Company Details 15 $599 16 Four 17 18 Why Building an operating system for commercial drones, as well as a traffic control system that could increase their usefulness. Page50 Smartest Companies 2016 Our editors pick the 50 companies that best combine innovative technology with an effective business model... 6 million 9 Why Very strong trial data on its gene therapy for a form of blindness implies that the treatment is headed for approval. 5 million Number of smartphones Huawei shipped in the first quarter of 2016, according to market researcher IDC. In July, Cogobuy, together with Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, joined China s first industry technology alliance to break into the booming artificial intelligence industry. Leader Airwareâs founder and CEO also leads an investment fund that supports businesses creating technologies for commercial drones. 3 billion Revenue increased 13 percent in the most recent quarter, to $1. This year, 20 of the 50 companies make the roster for the first time. ... .