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A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise. Company members share a common purpose, and unite to focus their various talents and organize their collectively available skills or resources to achieve specific, declared goals. Companies take various forms, such as:

A company or association of persons can be created at law as a legal person so that the company in itself can accept limited liability for civil responsibility and taxation incurred as members perform (or fail to discharge) their duty within the publicly declared "birth certificate" or published policy.

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The Intel 80486DX2 is a CPU produced by Intel Corporation that was introduced in 1992. Intel is the world's largest semiconductor company and the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Founded on July 18, 1968 as Integrated Electronics Corporation and based in Santa Clara, California, USA, Intel also makes motherboard chipsets, network cards and ICs, flash memory, graphic chips, embedded processors, and other devices related to communications and computing.

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Rank First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
1 United States Apple Inc.
Decrease851,317
United States Apple Inc.
Increase909,840[1]
United States Apple Inc.
Increase1,091,000[1]
United States Microsoft
Decrease780,520[2]
2 United States Alphabet Inc.
Decrease715,404
United States Amazon.com
Increase824,790[3]
United States Amazon.com
Increase976,650[3]
United States Apple Inc.
Decrease748,680[1]
3 United States Microsoft
Increase702,760[2]
United States Alphabet Inc.
Increase774,840[4]
United States Microsoft
Increase877,400[2]
United States Amazon.com
Decrease735,900[3]
4 United States Amazon.com
Increase700,672[3]
United States Microsoft
Increase757,640[2]
United States Alphabet Inc.
Increase839,740[5]
United States Alphabet Inc.
Decrease728,360[5]
5 China Tencent
Increase507,990[6]
United States Facebook
Increase562,480[7]
United States Berkshire Hathaway
Increase523,520[8]
United States Berkshire Hathaway
Decrease499,590[8]
6 United States Berkshire Hathaway
Increase492,019[8]
China Tencent
Decrease478,580[6]
United States Facebook
Decrease473,850[7]
United States Facebook
Decrease375,890[7]
7 China Alibaba Group
Increase470,930[9]
China Alibaba Group
Increase476,040[9]
China Alibaba Group
Decrease423,600[9]
China Tencent
Decrease375,110[6]
8 United States Facebook
Decrease464,189[7]
United States Berkshire Hathaway
Decrease463,980[8]
China Tencent
Decrease388,080[6]
China Alibaba Group
Decrease355,130[9]
9 United States JPMorgan Chase
Increase377,410[10]
United States JPMorgan Chase
Decrease354,780[10]
United States JPMorgan Chase
Increase379,440[10]
United States Johnson & Johnson
Decrease346,110[11]
10 United States Johnson & Johnson
Decrease343,780[11]
United States ExxonMobil
Increase350,270 [12]
United States Johnson & Johnson
Increase370,650[11]
United States JPMorgan Chase
Decrease324,660[10]

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