Podcast: Which tech companies made the most progress in 2009?

Tech companies continued to innovate through a tough economic environment in 2009. In this episode of The Big Question, we name the top five tech innovators of the year.

Podcast

Technology companies continued to innovate through a tough economic environment in 2009. In this episode of The Big Question, we name the top five tech innovators of the year.

The Big Question is a joint production from ZDNet and TechRepublic that I co-host with ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan.

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Larry's top five

  1. Google
  2. Cisco
  3. Microsoft
  4. Palm
  5. Oracle

Jason's top five

  1. Google
  2. Apple
  3. Salesforce.com
  4. Microsoft
  5. Palm

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.