They don't make money by selling user information to third parties or by selling ads,
Funny, Apple has this thing called iAd where you pay Apple to place targeted ads, and it's currently being sued for selling user info to 3rd parties. Are these activities Apple's primary revenue model? No, but they are part of the revenue stream nevertheless.
the size of Texas and kicking ass in aerospace, electronics, medicine.....sounds like more going on per populated square mile than USA.
70+% of all French people speak english (they have to study it), and in tech/engineering sector it's near 100%.
You know why they speak English in the tech/engineering sector? Because in aerospace, electronics, medicine - they're behind the US.