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Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook vs. Amazon

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Four big technology fiefs — Apple Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. — have been creeping into each other’s turf for years. In 2013, their war is set to escalate around two fronts: Hardware and search. Read the rest of this post on the original site...
Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook vs. Amazon

Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

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Amazon Web Services’ partner network has grown to more than 4,000 members, up from less than 1,000 a year ago — a key step for the company as it tries to expand its cloud-computing customer base beyond startups to more large companies. That’s the word from Reuters this morning in...
Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

Stitcher overhauls its Android app to dovetail with Google's interface world

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Stitcher's Android app can do many things with radio and podcasts, but one thing it hasn't done lately is blend in -- its interface is out of sync with a platform that has had its own distinct style for more than two years. A major remake today helps make...
Stitcher overhauls its Android app to dovetail with Google's interface world

50% of the Fortune 500 uses Windows Azure, Microsoft Says

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Microsoft’s cloud is gathering steam, according to new data released by the company today. Like Amazon and Google, Microsoft is trying to snag a piece of the cloud computing pie with Windows Azure. Microsoft has tried to make inroads with startups, which are traditionally Amazon’s turf, while Amazon has tried...
50% of the Fortune 500 uses Windows Azure, Microsoft Says

Samsung Makes Space on Nokia's Turf

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After launching its latest smartphone in iPhone country, Samsung Electronics is making space for itself in Finland, Nokia's home market....
Samsung Makes Space on Nokia's Turf

Dropbox Reveals A Future Where More 'Content' Is Shared, Less Files

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Dropbox plans to add features that will turn it from a personal file share/locker business into a broader content-delivery one. Dropbox is amazingly popular as a cloud-based file locker, or for small scale sharing of files between individual users--but the company just revealed some new features that begin to...
Dropbox Reveals A Future Where More 'Content' Is Shared, Less Files

Leapfrog eyes LeapPad app market, defend turf vs. Android

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Leapfrog may just be the mini-Apple for kids ages 4 to 9. [Read more]...
Leapfrog eyes LeapPad app market, defend turf vs. Android

A Startup's Nightmare First Experience With The Press

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When Brad Hargreaves was in college, he cofounded a company called GoCrossCampus. His startup got press most founders only dream of: an above-the-fold feature in The New York Times.  Titled, Storming the Campuses, it was a shining profile of Hargreaves' company. It was published in March 2008, just before Hargreaves...
A Startup's Nightmare First Experience With The Press

Microsoft: Gone Google and Now You Regret it? We Have Alternatives

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When Google announced that it was going to integrate Google+ with its search results, its biggest competitor in the search market, Microsoft's Bing, remained quiet while social networks like Twitter raised the hue and cry. Now, however, it looks like Microsoft is about to pounce on this chance to raise...
Microsoft: Gone Google and Now You Regret it? We Have Alternatives

Business green-light Apple iPads after Surface letdown

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The Apple iPad has been a success story in the enterprise, flooding executive suites, knowledge-worker cubicles, field sales reps' carry-on luggage, even the factory floor. Now the iPad is under siege, as Android and Microsoft Surface tablets march on its turf. But the resilient iPad is doing a good...
Business green-light Apple iPads after Surface letdown

YouTube brings live streaming to Capitol Hill, whether you like it or not

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In between watching giraffes fight and people who can't parallel park, you'll find a new attraction on YouTube this week: live streams from members of US Congress. Today, the video-sharing website announced that all federal legislators will receive the ability to tap into advanced features on their YouTube channels,...
YouTube brings live streaming to Capitol Hill, whether you like it or not

Amazon treads into premium tablet market territory

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The new Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE tablet, which will run consumers $499 before paying for a data plan, moves Amazon from the low end of the market into the iPad's turf. [Read more]...
Amazon treads into premium tablet market territory

Better late than never? RIM lands on Nokia’s turf as BlackBerry hits Finland

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Canadian phone and tablet manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) has – finally, one might add – started selling BlackBerry smartphones in Finland, which is obviously the birthplace of one of its fiercest rivals, Nokia. Finnish media are reporting that RIM, which has had trouble regaining relevance in a world quickly...
Better late than never? RIM lands on Nokia’s turf as BlackBerry hits Finland

YouTube goes to Washington

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YouTube extends a friendly smile and some enhanced features to Congress as it quietly encroaches on C-Span's turf. [Read more]...
YouTube goes to Washington

Microsoft to open Austin store on Apple turf

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Microsoft through its Facebook page and separate confirmations has confirmed another retail store opening that will clash with an Apple location. The new store will open in northern Austin's Domain shopping center, a location Apple has occupied since 2007. It hasn't given a date or an exact position, where the...
Microsoft to open Austin store on Apple turf

Workday Update Pushes It Deeper Into Oracle, SAP's Turf

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Workday is rolling out version 16 of its cloud-based ERP (enterprise resource planning) software to customers this week, an update that includes upgrades to the......
Workday Update Pushes It Deeper Into Oracle, SAP's Turf

Brad Garlinghouse Becomes CEO Of Booming File Sharing Site YouSendIt

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Box has been grabbing headlines lately because it has been nailing a big market: enterprise customers who need to easily share and store big collections of documents online. But a quiet Silicon Valley rival has also been winning a bunch of this turf — YouSendIt. Today, the company is backing...
Brad Garlinghouse Becomes CEO Of Booming File Sharing Site YouSendIt

Cisco Defends Switch Turf

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Cisco Systems Inc. watched as a start-up led by two of its former executives grabbed much of the market for high-speed networking gear favored by Wall Street traders. Now the Silicon Valley giant is preparing to fight back. The target is Arista Networks Inc., a closely held company whose chairman...
Cisco Defends Switch Turf

Kickstarter project Turf Geography Club launches its "Foursquare + Monopoly" app

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Here’s a Kickstarter project that got funded and launched, Turf Geography Club. It’s an app that calls itself “Foursquare + Monopoly.” Well then, that sounds fun. The project had 185 backers and raised $17,375, ahead of its goal of $15,000. The app has launched for iOS, and it seems really...
Kickstarter project Turf Geography Club launches its "Foursquare + Monopoly" app

With New Search History Feature, Facebook Gets a Teensy Bit Googley

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So this is the kind of search Zuckerberg was talking about. Facebook announced on Friday that it will add a search history feature to users’ Activity Log pages, allowing them to review any and all queries made inside of Facebook.com. It’s minor, basically a drop-down recap of who or what...
With New Search History Feature, Facebook Gets a Teensy Bit Googley

Facebook Eyes Old New York Times Building for New NYC Engineering Office

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(flickr.com/chadwho1ders) Facebook is heightening its presence in New York and is looking to expand from its Madison Avenue digs into a bigger office that is better equipped for its influx of engineers. According to Crain’s New York, sources say the execs at Facebook are considering an office space in the...
Facebook Eyes Old New York Times Building for New NYC Engineering Office

Apps Aim to Detect Skin Cancer

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Smartphone apps are inching onto the turf of doctors and medical-device makers, promising to measure heart rates, display X-ray images and detect skin cancer — and prompting concerns about how well they work and whether consumers may rely on their smartphones and skip seeing a doctor. The accuracy of such...
Apps Aim to Detect Skin Cancer

SAP Goes After SAS, IBM With Predictive Analytics Software

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SAP is hoping to stake out some turf in the predictive analytics software market with a new application, BusinessObjects Predictive Analysis software, which was......
SAP Goes After SAS, IBM With Predictive Analytics Software

Microsoft Hits Back at Google

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Microsoft has publicly dismissed Web-based Google Apps as a competitor. But, behind the scenes, Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to halt Google's encroachment on its business-software turf....
Microsoft Hits Back at Google
Social: Why Facebook Just Opened an Online Store

Quidditch Tournament Takes Over Central Park

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    Yesterday, even though Bronx Science High School was playing on NYC turf, it lost 50-30 to Lenox High School from Lenox, Mass in a Quidditch game. The magical sport, invented by author J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter series, is really supposed to be played on flying brooms high above...
Quidditch Tournament Takes Over Central Park

Nintendo's Wii U Takes Aim at a Changed Video Game World

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Nintendo recently posted a loss as inexpensive, downloadable games for smartphones and tablets have challenged its turf. It is now counterattacking with the Wii U console....
Nintendo's Wii U Takes Aim at a Changed Video Game World

WTO Complaint Against China's Rare Earths, Encyclopedia Shuts Down Print Business, BBC Hacked In Iran

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Google's Doodle today celebrates the would-be 101th birthday of origami master Akira Yoshizawa. Complaint Against China's Rare Earths In WTO. The U.S., E.U. and Japan have lodged a complaint with the WTO against China and its current rare earth...
WTO Complaint Against China's Rare Earths, Encyclopedia Shuts Down Print Business, BBC Hacked In Iran

Talking Horses | Chris Cook, Tony Paley and Greg Wood

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The latest news and best bets in our daily horse racing blogIan Williams is well established as a dual-purpose trainer but may be experiencing relief at the passing of another unproductive jumps season, whereas today's resumption of Flat racing on turf brings the chance of a career highlight. Stevie Thunder...
Talking Horses | Chris Cook, Tony Paley and Greg Wood

Tatler's exclusive isn't at all revealing...

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Hats off to Kate Reardon, editor of Tatler, for her cheeky cover line in the magazine's March issue, as circled below. It says: Exclusive - Charlie Brooks reveals all.You'll be disappointed if you rush off to fork out £4.10 in the hope of reading the intimate secrets of Charlie and...
Tatler's exclusive isn't at all revealing...
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