22 June 2014

Is the Amazon Fire smartphone a threat to Apple, Samsung? (video)

Is Amazon's Fire Phone a Threat to Apple, Samsung?: Video - Bloomberg:
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Amazon.com jumped into the smartphone market with a handset called Fire Phone that is closely tied to the Web retailer’s other services, ramping up competition with Apple and Samsung Electronics. Brad Stone takes a look at the new phone on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg June 18)

Why iPhone 6 Won't Reverse Apple's Market Share Decline - Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) | Seeking Alpha: "When iPhone 6 arrives this Fall, it will only briefly arrest Apple's smart phone market share decline. This decline speaks to the increasing competition that Apple's iPhone faces rather than the inherent worth of iPhone 6...."

Amazon Fire: Pros and cons of new ground breaking smartphone
Detroit Free Press
Apple is very stingy and offers little cost-free space (just 5 GBs for free iCloud) ... There's no reason why Apple and Samsung, and to a smaller extent, Microsoft, should ... Why could Google sell a new Nexus phone last year for just over $300, yet Amazon .... Twitter · Facebook · Mobile · RSS · E-mail Alerts.

Facebook Ads and Tracking: What You Need To Know
CIO Today
If you use Facebook, the specific ads you see have been based mostly on what ...Google, Facebook and Yahoo -- among the largest hubs for online ...

Apple's smartwatch reportedly launching this fall
Apple appears poised to jump into the smartwatch market this fall. According to ... Later this year, Google enters the space with its line of Android Wear ...

Facebook, Twitter, Google score during World Cup
Bryan-College Station Eagle
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter and Facebook lit up in a World Cup frenzy this ... Google, meanwhile, tracked more than 641 million World Cup-related ...

Apple blurs line between Mac, iOS platforms and that's OK
The Seattle Times
Apple is bringing the OSX and iOS platforms a bit closer to each other in their ... (and not reflexively open a Web browser to perform Google searches).

Cutting the Cord: Aereo decision could be turning point
Either way the decision goes, the Supreme Court's ruling on the legality of the Aereo streaming service could drive more people to cut the cord. The court is expected to rule before the end of the month — and as early as Monday — on whether Aereo is ...

SpaceX launch delayed again, this time because of weather
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, on Saturday delayed the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying six communications satellites after cloudy skies socked in its Florida launch site. The privately owned ...

Apple to partner with Kobe Bryant and others to test IWatch
Atlanta Journal Constitution
9to5Mac reports sources familiar with the matter say Apple is teaming up with professional athletes to test the iWatch "in intenest training environments." The outlet names pro athletes such as Lakers player Kobe Bryant and Kings player Dustin Brown. They, of ...

Power of Microsoft's Bing an open question in search industry
SEATTLE: Microsoft Corp's new chief executive, Satya Nadella, likes to boast that Bing is growing and powers 30 per cent of the Internet search market, making it a worthy competitor to Google Inc. But within the advertising and research industries that ...

Video game athletes battling it out in California
San Jose Mercury News
ANAHEIM (AP) -- The nation's video game athletes have gathered in Southern California to battle aliens and bad guys. The Orange County Register said more than 1,000 eSports players are taking part in the Major League Gaming Championships in ...

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