competition Articles

Competition is Good, Copying is Bad

I’ve always been of the opinion that competition is a good thing. It encourages all of us to be better and make better products. While it might be true that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, copying someone else’s work is simply wrong.

When is ‘Spying on Your Competition’ a Complete Waste of Time?

Your brain screams “Gimme Fast”, “Gimme Easy”, “Do it for me automatically”! So when you see the headline that reads…

Sun Plans To Burn The Competition By Buying StorageTek

The boards of Sun Microsystems and Storage Technology Corporation or StorageTek have both approved a deal for Sun to buy StorageTek for $37 per share in cash, adding up to about $4.1 billion.

Japan Opening Cellular Market To Competition

Long dominated by three companies, the mobile phone market will see a big change later this year.

Offering More Than Your Competition

Here’s ten simple yet POWERFUL ideas on how to beat the competition.

AnooX Challenges Google and Yahoo To A Competition
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AnooX, the revolutionary Search Engine that delivers the most accurate search results due to our innovative mechanism for search generation that 1st machine generates the results and then continuously re-generates them based on the majority Vote of the People – invites Google and Yahoo to a contest to see who actually delivers the more accurate search results.

Yahoo Asks Users To Take The Y!Q Challenge

In order to promote the upcoming launch of their Y!Q contextual search service, Yahoo is holding a contest to find who can use Y!Q in the most innovative method.

Microsoft’s Desktop Search Released To Keep Up With Competition

Microsoft has officially launched its desktop search product designed to allow users to seamlessly find documents and files on their hard drive and the Internet.

Yahoo Music Creates Unlimited Pain For Competition

With an aggressive pricing strategy and years of brand recognition, Napster and Real will be hard-pressed to face the Yahoo machine.

Competition Tribunal Approves Harmony’s Bid for Gold Fields

Harmony Gold Mining’s hostile takeover bid for Gold Fields was approved by South Africa’s Competition Tribunal.

San Francisco Beats the Competition For Stem Cell Institute

After a battle with San Diego and Sacramento, San Francisco has been picked to be the headquarters for California’s stem cell institute.

Cooperation Or Competition: Choosing The Right Option

Fierce competition. Never give an inch. Is that really the best way to operate your small business in the Twenty-First Century? I am not convinced that taking no prisoners, as Mary Schmidt of Mary’s Blog puts it, is the best approach to business.

BlackBerry Popularity Leads To Fierce Competition

Success breeds challengers, as developments from Microsoft, Nokia, and Samsung begin to erode RIM’s dominance.

Sony Ericsson Profits Plunge Due to Competition

Sony Ericsson Mobile is not having the best luck with profits which have decreased by 61%.

Out Recruit The Competition

We hear from our clients that they “hope the candidate takes the job.” Hiring a candidate shouldn’t be a guessing game.

Microsoft Stiffens Competition with Google and Yahoo

Microsoft the other day unveiled MSN adCenter, which is a paid search advertising system.

Samsung Ups Competition in MP3 Player Market

Samsung is looking to win market share in the MP3 music player business as it unveiled six new portable MP3 players.

Apple Shares Fall As Competition Increases

Sony has launched nine new music players causing Apple’s share price to go down 5%.

Yahoo To Add Competition to Digital Music Industry
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Yahoo will soon launch a digital store and music player, to compete with Apple’s iTunes.

Competition Leads to the Fall of Apple Shares

Apple shares have gone down with competition increasing from Sony relaunching its Walkman line as well as more pressure from Napster.

Competition in Search

If you want to see just how competitive the search space has gotten, you need look no further than the complete mix of tools that I use on a regular basis.