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Competition

Competition

People Thought Google and Adobe Would Crush My Startup. Actually, They Gave Us Our Biggest Breaks.

Small companies in niche markets can use their specialization and nimbleness as powerful competitive advantages.
Business Ideas

Don't Be Afraid to Embrace Boring Ideas

Kikkerland's annual design competition results in an unexpected bestseller.
Competition

3 Reasons to Start Copying Your Competitors Today

You don't have to steal strategies or plagiarize work to learn from your competitors-find out how.
Life Lessons

4 Business Lessons Gleaned From a Couple Dozen Youthful Street Fights

Always compromise as much as dignity allows but if people are unreasonable, hit where it hurts.
Consulting

Why Building a Consulting Business Is Harder Than It Initially Seems

If you're trying to be a consultant, remember the words, "Customers buy for their reasons, not yours."
Instagram

Instagram, Admitting a War on Snapchat, Rolls Out Face Filters

Instagram's VP of product dishes on the app's Face Filters, Hashtag stickers, and Rewind button at TechCrunch Disrupt while fielding a barrage of questions about Snapchat.
Cars

Nissan Fights Distracted Driving With Faraday Cage Armrest

The Smart Shield is a Faraday Cage armrest -- put your phone inside for distraction-free driving.
Facebook

Why Mark Zuckerberg Is Excited About an Augmented Reality Future

The Facebook founder laid out the tech the company is working on during his F8 keynote address.
Netflix

Netflix: Our Biggest Competitor Is Sleep

Amazon and HBO aren't the real competition as far as Reed Hastings is concerned.
Sports

What One CEO Learned From His Old Coach, Tom Izzo

Former Michigan State University guard Mat Ishbia runs United Wholesale Mortgage like a basketball team.
Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen Degeneres Won't Hand Her Twitter Crown to the 16-Year-Old Nugget Lover Without a Fight

All the kid wanted was a year of free chicken nuggets. Now he's got a rivalry.
Competition

5 Ways to Promote Healthy Competition

Competition can be a catalyst for innovation for innovation and improvement. So, don't squelch it at your company.
Competition

Focus On Results, Not Tasks

Iyka Enterprises CEO and President Poonam Gupta says the one way to keep her company competitive is by customer engagement.
Technology Startups

What Tech Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Startup That Beat Google

Facial-recognition experts at NTechLab kept a laser focus -- building credibility and buzz that allowed their company to expand across multiple industries.