Competition

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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 Qualities

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
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
With Competition Heating Up, Sony to Cut TV, Smartphone Lineup
Profits

With Competition Heating Up, Sony to Cut TV, Smartphone Lineup

The Japanese tech giant sees growth in PlayStation, image sensors.
7 Lessons From the Boxing Ring
Sports

7 Lessons From the Boxing Ring

An executive takes up a new sport and learns some essential business truths for knockout success.
Marty Fukuda
The Navy SEAL's 10-Step Approach for Creating the Ultimate Business Plan
Starting a Business

The Navy SEAL's 10-Step Approach for Creating the Ultimate Business Plan

Similar to mission planning in special operations, there are myriad unknown factors that entrepreneurs must consider before they unleash a new product or service.
Jeff Boss
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From This Goofy, Disobedient Dog
Entrepreneurs

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From This Goofy, Disobedient Dog

This golden retriever may not win any canine competitions, but he found much more significant rewards doing things his own way.
Kate Taylor
For Amazon, Cloud Wars Heat Up
Competition

For Amazon, Cloud Wars Heat Up

Amazon Web Services serves more than 1 million companies, but growing competition is starting to stifle growth.
JP Mangalindan