Is Apple’s 5-STAR Business Network losing its shine?

Just one day after Microsoft announced its phone-based voice assistant Cortana, Apple made known its plan to dramatically improve Siri. With 15 acquisitions under its belt in the last fiscal year, Apple’s latest purchase is of Novauris Technologies. The UK-based speech-recognition software company has a team of former Dragon Systems R&D employees. Some of its

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Who is going to win the battle of Titans (Apple, Amazon & Google)

As everybody knows, three giants in the tech and software world have amassed an incomparable power in recent years from their networks and their strategies. With a vast range of products, they have stitched up the market amongst themselves. But what are the strengths and weaknesses of each giant? What are the deep business and

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Which business models are now obsolete?

Most effective business leaders relish the challenge of answering questions such as the following: Why did Apple sue Samsung while it continues to buy critical parts for its winning products from Samsung? Why did Google create Android OS for mobile applications, and is now talking about opening its own retail stores? Why did Amazon create

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How Google is Looking to Change the Corporate World in 2015, Again

The Corporate World in 2015 Changing Business Models – Push television/video to YouTube: Videos ad revenues from YouTube in the US would hit $1.13 billion by the end of 2014. In 2015, Google is making a huge change in the way it has been promoting YouTube: they are going to put significantly higher focus on

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HP will bear the brunt of Chromebook 11 charger overheating fiasco and subsequent sales halt on Amazon and Best Buy; Google will also be affected

Sydney, 13 November 2013 Latest developments in the unfolding saga of sales halt of HP Chromebook 11 have seen both the key retail outlets now pulling it off the shelf following customer complaints of overheating chargers. HP is asking the existing owners of the product to use ‘any other Underwriters Laboratories-listed micro-USB charger’ with the

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