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March, 2012

March 21, 2012  4:29 PM

Microsoft Employees Forbidden to Buy Apple Products

Ed Hardy Ed Hardy Profile: Ed Hardy

An internal Microsoft memo that has leasked out indicates that Microsoft employees are no longer allowed to use company funds to purchase products made by Apple. This is a sign that the competition between these two has heated up again. Way back in the 1980s, Microsoft and Apple were bitter...

March 18, 2012  9:14 PM

How HP Pulled the Rug Out from Under Palm

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Palm, Inc. was one of the great "rags to riches to rags" stories in American business history. At one point this company was considered serious competition for Microsoft, but now it's completely gone. HP played a big role in finishing it off, and some of the details on how this happened have...

March 15, 2012  6:54 AM

Larry Page Is Destroying Google

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I realize the title of this post sounds melodramatic, but the sentiment behind it isn't my own. It comes from James Whittaker, formerly the Engineering Director at Google. Whittaker says that, since Larry Page took over as Google CEO, the focus of the company has moved from making great products to...

March 14, 2012  12:56 PM

Apple iOS 5.1 Is Kind of a Dud

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Apple released an update for the iPhone's operating system last week. Sadly, the move from iOS 5.0.1 to iOS 5.1 offered very little for users of this smartphone. I've been using it for a week now, and I'm completely underwhelmed. This is too bad, as there's a long list of potential enhancements...

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