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Amazon Holds News Conference

SANTA MONICA, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveils new Kindle reading devices at a press conference on September 6, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. Amazon unveiled the Kindle Paperwhite and the Kindle Fire HD in 7 and 8.9-inch sizes. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Most innovative companies in the world

The Boston Consulting Group’s most recent survey of innovation and

new-product development has listed creative companies across all industries and

regions. Apple tops the list for the ninth

consecutive year. Its biggest competitor, Samsung, moves to just one

spot behind it, making next year's list one to watch.