Competition

News and Articles About Competition

How Competitive Startups Can Fuel Each Other's Success
Startups

How Competitive Startups Can Fuel Each Other's Success

Researching your startup's competitors is a smart move, but teaming with them might just be your smartest.
Yoav Vilner
Twitter Co-Founder: 'I Don't Give a Sh*t' If Instagram Has More Users
Competition

Twitter Co-Founder: 'I Don't Give a Sh*t' If Instagram Has More Users

In an interview, Evan Williams doesn't mince words comparing Twitter to Facebook-owned Instagram.
Erin Griffith
4 Big Challenges That Startups Face
Challenges

4 Big Challenges That Startups Face

Three CEOs of successful ad-tech companies share their biggest roadblocks as their businesses grew.
Zach Cutler
Mark Zuckerberg Slams Apple's CEO Over Comments About Customers
Leadership

Mark Zuckerberg Slams Apple's CEO Over Comments About Customers

Facebook's co-founder has come out swinging against a letter written by Tim Cook criticizing ad-based businesses.
Geoff Weiss
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Apple Accused of Deliberately Deleting Competitors' Songs on iPods
Competition

Apple Accused of Deliberately Deleting Competitors' Songs on iPods

Court proceedings are underway in California as the tech giant has to defend actions it took on iPods purchased between 2006 and 2009 wiping music off users' iPods accounts downloaded from competing music services.
Catherine Clifford
3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance
Competition

3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance

Unlike competition, rivalry is personal, and it can either have a profoundly positive or negative impact on overall performance.
Laura Entis
Taxi Wars: Uber Rolls Out Program in NYC That Will Cut Fares By Half
Uber

Taxi Wars: Uber Rolls Out Program in NYC That Will Cut Fares By Half

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut says that with UberPOOL, riders going the same way can hop in a car together and split the fee.
Catherine Clifford
Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.
Business Ideas

Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.

Go shopping -- not for products -- but for new concepts you could use to improve your business.
Jeff Shore
With Machine Learning, Businesses Can Capitalize on Information It Would Take an Army to Study
Big Data

With Machine Learning, Businesses Can Capitalize on Information It Would Take an Army to Study

Now small companies can act smarter. Not only does the software do the analysis of massive data sets but it also uses patterns to change its processes in real time.
David Jelinek
Apple Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over iPod Allegations
Legal Issues

Apple Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over iPod Allegations

The suit claims that Apple abused a monopoly position in that iTunes music could only be played on iPods, unfairly blocking competing device makers.
The One-Week Road Test to See If You're Entrepreneurial Material
Leadership

The One-Week Road Test to See If You're Entrepreneurial Material

You're brimming with excitement and dying to take a spin in your newly imagined role as a business owner launching a business. Here's the five-pronged course you must pass.
Robert Tuchman
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Google Isn't the Only One Working on a Modular Smartphone
Smartphones

Google Isn't the Only One Working on a Modular Smartphone

A company called Circular Devices has created something it calls the 'Puzzlephone.'
Carly Okyle
Richard Branson on Handling the Competition
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Handling the Competition

It's all about striking the right balance between respecting your rivals and focusing on how you can beat them.
Richard Branson
Will Big Companies Follow Microsoft's Lead and Make It Harder for Startups to Win?
Startup Culture

Will Big Companies Follow Microsoft's Lead and Make It Harder for Startups to Win?

A large player starts to get wise to the ways of newcomers that are experimenting rapidly.
Peter S. Cohan