The five tech giants, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Microsoft combined for almost $900 billion in revenues in 2019, greater than the GDP of four of the G20 nations. By comparison, Big Tech’s earnings would make it the #18 largest country by GDP, ahead of Saudi Arabia and just behind the Netherlands.
The world’s largest companies are all in technology, and four out of five have grown to trillion-dollar market capitalizations, as seen from the picture. Apple is leading the way with $1.58 trillion.
Company Revenue (2018) Revenue (2019)
Apple $265.6 billion $260.2 billion
Amazon $232.9 billion $280.5 billion
Alphabet $136.8 billion $161.9 billion
Microsoft $110.4 billion $125.8 billion
Facebook $55.8 billion $70.8 billion
Combined $801.5 billion $899.2 billion