NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google is in increasing competition with the main computing ecosystem players. Among the biggest fights Google is engaging, are the following three: Apple : Google needs to out-gun Apple in mobile computing -- smartphones and tablets. Microsoft : Google needs to out-gun Microsoft in traditional PCs and gaming. Facebook : Google needs to become the...
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Move over, Google: the latest version of Apple’s iOS search assistant, Siri, uses Microsoft’s Bing for searches. Eddy Cue, senior vice president of Internet Software and Services for Apple, showed off the Bing integration as part of the announcements at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday, inserting it into the discussion without fanfare. Apple alliance...
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Filed under: Investing Microsoft spilled a lot of ink promoting its WIndows 8 operating system, but early reviews were tepid. This follows closely with Microsoft's track record of having success with every other operating system. However, while Microsoft has weathered the storm in the past due to a lack of meaningful competition, it never had a $270 billion threat standing...
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A changed world view: Microsoft's new software works well on Apple and Google platforms.
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The FBI and NSA have been tapping into the central servers of nine major tech companies, including Google, Yahoo, Apple and Microsoft, siphoning personal information from users, according to a report in The Washington Post on Thursday.
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Google was once a humble startup with a big dream-to be the David that takes down Microsoft’s Goliath. Google has become a tech force to be reckoned with, challenging Microsoft in almost every area including Web search, browsers, email, operating systems, productivity software and mobile platforms. Over time, it has chipped away at Microsoft’s market share. Microsoft is...
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May 23 - App stores from Apple and Google have a huge lead on competitors according to a new research report. Plus, a new way to uncover small tax payments from tech companies.
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Microsoft’s Bing is displacing Google as the default source for searches spoken into the Siri voice assistant for iPhone and iPad.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sounds crazy. Feels crazy to say it. But Google is about to break out in a major way. Google is a social search and software company. Microsoft is a software company that, outside of Xbox, has done a horrendous job both producing its own hardware and outsourcing such efforts. Apple , for all it does right, is not a software company. To review. And to...
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Foxconn, the manufacturer that assembles most of 's kit, has announced a patent cross licensing deal with . This is really all about of course. The point being that while Android may or may not transgress on some of Microsoft's patents as Google gives Android away there's no real method of going after them to gain revenue from said patents. Microsoft will collect a royalty...
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