Competition

News and Articles About Competition

The Innovation Challenge Facing Startups in Crowded Industries
Startups

The Innovation Challenge Facing Startups in Crowded Industries

A startup has to rewrite the rules to thrive in fiercely competitive, established markets.
Yoav Vilner
Unilever Drops Mayonnaise Suit Against Startup Hampton Creek
Legal Issues

Unilever Drops Mayonnaise Suit Against Startup Hampton Creek

The case alleged false advertising and unfair competition related to its Just Mayo product.
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer
Competition

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer

Sometimes it makes sense to merge with your competition. Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum didn't always think so, but they do now.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others
Personal Improvement

The Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others

Lessons from the dance floor to the board room.
James Clear
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
Competition

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
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.