underdog

underdog

Booting Up: Foursquare Wants to Recommend Some Coffee Shops

Microsoft Says Windows Phone 8 Is Like Xbox: Better For Being Late -- And Dubs WP8′s Closeness To Windows 8 "A Huge Catalyst"

techcrunch.com
You may have noticed Microsoft is being especially bullish about its prospects in the smartphone market right now — following yesterday’s Windows Phone 8 OS launch. It’s even trying to talk up its current marginal position – spinning that it’s on comfortable, familiar ground here, and even directly comparing the launch of WP8...
Microsoft Says Windows Phone 8 Is Like Xbox: Better For Being Late -- And Dubs WP8′s Closeness To Windows 8 "A Huge Catalyst"

MetroPCS outs Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED, LTE and Dyle Mobile TV

www.engadget.com
Well, that didn't take long. Shortly after showing up in some leaked shots, Samsung's Galaxy S Lightray 4G is with us yet again, save for this time around it's an official appearance courtesy of MetroPCS. The underdog carrier's announced the Lightray 4G will be the latest addition to its...
MetroPCS outs Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED, LTE and Dyle Mobile TV
Ars readers react: AMD's life in the ring

ARM inside: AMD cozies up to Intel’s design rival

gigaom.com
AMD has taken a license for one of ARM’s core designs, a huge step for a company that has spent its entire existence as the underdog holding the only license to make chips using Intel’s x86 architecture. But in taking an ARM license, which gives AMD the ability to design...
ARM inside: AMD cozies up to Intel’s design rival

Remember Lexmark? The printer underdog is still fighting

tech.fortune.cnn.com
In this era of Kindle books, text messages and Facebook photos, printed information is taking it on the chin - and perhaps no company has been hit harder than Lexmark. The Kentucky-based printer company is one of the worst performing stocks in the hardware sector this year, down about 30%....
Remember Lexmark? The printer underdog is still fighting
Kobo launches 3 new ereaders just hours before Amazon's big reveal

Will Apple's control issues hurt the company?

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Jobs has thrived by owning the user experience - but rivals hope he's going too far Apple CEO Steve Jobs greets attendees after an iPod event in September. Photo: Jon Fortt Remember when Apple was the tech industry's underdog? It's not anymore. As rival device makers seek ways to dethrone...
Will Apple's control issues hurt the company?
Swipely raises another $12m from tiny Rhode Island

Coupa's E-Procurement Spending Hits $9.6B

pandodaily.com
With continuous growth for the past 14 quarters, 95% renewal rates for subscriptions, and 126% growth in annual contracts, Coupa’s CEO Rob Bernshteyn seems to be way ahead of his competition. Yet, he still considers Coupa the underdog in the e-procurement platform industry. The company even pulled in Coca-Cola, Orbitz, and...
Coupa's E-Procurement Spending Hits $9.6B

HTC One review (2013)

www.engadget.com
One. In literal terms, it's a simple, primary number. To HTC, however, it's a branding strategy -- the foundation upon which the entire company is now based. Just take one look at the One lineup and you'll easily understand this is the manufacturer's pride and joy. There's a very...
HTC One review (2013)

Kickstarter Competitor IndieGoGo Raises $15 M., Staffing Up in New York

betabeat.com
Mr. Rubin. (Photo: Twitter) Crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo just raised $15 million from venture capital investors in order to staff up, build out and take on Kickstarter and 400 other competitors (including one crowdfunding platform that launched after raising money on IndieGoGo). “We launched in January 2008 and we’ve been growing pretty...
Kickstarter Competitor IndieGoGo Raises $15 M., Staffing Up in New York

Why the tech industry needs to let Steve Jobs rest in peace

gigaom.com
Friday marks one year since the passing of Apple founder and cult hero Steve Jobs. But despite the valiant efforts of CEO Tim Cook to keep Apple’s focus on the future, it’s almost like Jobs never left: he’s been invoked an astonishing number of times over the past year to make...
Why the tech industry needs to let Steve Jobs rest in peace
Microsoft's Terry Myerson Sees Windows Phone As A "Well-Funded Startup," Downplays Smartphone Rumors

ajbatac added Underdog to his Egghub Disc Library

egghub.com
ajbatac added Underdog to his Egghub Disc Library
HTC Windows Phone 8X review

Huawei's Germany-Bound Ascend G615 Packs High-End 3G Phone Specs In Mid-Range Price, With 1.4GHz Quad-Core Chip & 4.5″ 720p LCD

techcrunch.com
Chinese mobile maker Huawei has had a habit of firing handsets into the market with specs that are pretty tasty for the money. Today it’s continuing this Android underdog strategy: unveiling what on paper looks like a relatively high end 3G smartphone but at a price that sits in the...
Huawei's Germany-Bound Ascend G615 Packs High-End 3G Phone Specs In Mid-Range Price, With 1.4GHz Quad-Core Chip & 4.5″ 720p LCD

Can Lexis-Nexis build a Hadoop-killer?

gigaom.com
Lexis-Nexis is a giant company, part of the Reed Elsevier information empire, but when it comes to handling big data, it is in the unusual position of being the underdog. The leader of the pack is Hadoop, which has already amassed a large and rapidly-growing following for its ability to...
Can Lexis-Nexis build a Hadoop-killer?

Why Apple Really Needs To Kill It With iOS 7

readwrite.com
Six years in, the polish is starting to rub off. After a historic launch and years of grand slam updates to its hardware and software, the iPhone now appears more vulnerable than ever. To retains its luster, Apple needs to make iOS 7 its boldest update yet.  It pains me...
Why Apple Really Needs To Kill It With iOS 7

Who's the Underdog?

allthingsd.com
The Apple-Samsung trial surely helped some people view Apple in a negative light. But it’s not as if Samsung is some cute underdog puppy, looking up at you with eyes that plead for a cookie. –Chris Matyszczyk, in a Cnet article entitled “Did Samsung verdict hurt Apple’s reputation?”...
Who's the Underdog?
Cloud: Cloudbees Puts Sting Into Battle With Google, Microsoft
RIM says BlackBerry users are 'black sheep by choice'
Microsoft says 88% of users shown Windows Phone end up liking it more than their current phones

Pebble: This is your intervention. Sell before it's too late

pandodaily.com
PandoDaily is historically anti-acquisition. Google acquiring Sparrow ruined one former employee’s morning, as it signaled the beginning of the end for one of the few good email apps for iOS. Microsoft’s acquisition of Yammer was seen as something to be feared and, once the deal closed, failed to lead...
Pebble: This is your intervention. Sell before it's too late

Early-backer GameStick consoles delayed to June, dev units now shipping

www.engadget.com
Fancied PlayJams' GameStick Android gaming console enough to back it on Kickstarter earlier this year? The good news is that Dev units have been shipping to the roughly 600 who signed up, with the remaining ones set to head out within a week. The bad news? The early-backer versions...
Early-backer GameStick consoles delayed to June, dev units now shipping

Friday Poll: Has Pinterest piqued your interest?

news.cnet.com
Pinterest is the scrappy scrapbooking underdog of social-media sites, but it's making a name for itself, especially among women with wedding plans. Are you hot on Pinterest or covering a yawn?...
Friday Poll: Has Pinterest piqued your interest?

Maxthon 3 Alpha Switches To Webkit

www.ghacks.net
Maxthon is a web browser that not many Internet users know about or mention when they are asked which web browsers they know. That’s a little bit surprising considering the 300+ mill ion downloads the download counter over at the Maxthon website is displaying. Still, Maxthon is an underdog in...
Maxthon 3 Alpha Switches To Webkit

Did Hulu steal from Hula? Lawsuit aims to find out

arstechnica.com
When Hulu was first launched in 2007, many of us wondered aloud, "Where the heck did they think up the name 'Hulu'?" The answer may be hidden in a new lawsuit brought by Canadian media company Hulavision, which alleges that Hulu and parent company NBC Universal not only stole...
Did Hulu steal from Hula? Lawsuit aims to find out

As local vendors rise, Samsung remains top Android maker in China

thenextweb.com
Combined Android and iOS growth in China continues to outpace the global smartphone market. Local handset makers have risen into the top five vendors in the country, but Samsung continues to sit atop the pack with a 23.8 percent share of Android devices, according to data from Chinese analytics firm...
As local vendors rise, Samsung remains top Android maker in China
Windows Phone overtakes iPhone in world’s largest smartphone market
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?