Photos: The 10 tech companies worth more than small countries

2., $962 billion

Known as the most popular and successful e-commerce platform, changed the face of retail, forcing many brick and mortar stores to close their doors. Amazon is continuing to expand, however, with its presence in the cloud computing sphere under Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Macy Bayern is an Associate Staff Writer for TechRepublic. A recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin's Liberal Arts Honors Program, Macy covers tech news and trends.