iPhone X: How does it stack up against the Galaxy S8?

Announced on Tuesday, the iPhone X will compete with Samsung’s newest flagship phone, the Galaxy S8. Here’s how the two phones break down on key features and price.

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Samsung making smart speaker despite Bixby troubles

Samsung is reportedly working on a Bixby-powered speaker that will compete with the likes of the already available Amazon Echo and Google Home as well as the forthcoming Apple HomePod .

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/06/samsung-making-smart-speaker-despite-bixby-troubles.html

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'Prey' review: Don't trust anything you see

Prey is a game that does everything it had to do and more to compete in this gaming market. The beginning might be hard for some at first, since Prey never really hands the player a weapon, everything must be found. Once you find yourself a few hours in, it may be too late to turn off the system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/16/prey-review-dont-trust-anything-see.html

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SoundCloud launches Go subscription service with more content & offline caching

Article Image SoundCloud on Tuesday announced the immediate launch of Go, a subscription streaming service set to compete with Apple Music, promising perks on top of its regular free listening options.

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User anger and competition from rivals drive Google+ changes

Google is restructuring its social networking service as it tries to address user ire and compete with Facebook and Twitter. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company said this week that it is revamping Google+ — created four years ago to compete better in the social networking space — to address user complaints and to move elements of Google+ into more discrete services. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/30/user-anger-and-competition-from-rivals-drive-changes-at-google/

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Walmart preps $50-a-year shipping service to take on Amazon Prime

Obviously looking for a way to compete with Amazon’s popular shipping service, Walmart is reported to be working on a three-day, unlimited shipping service that will cost consumers approximately $50 per year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/14/walmart-preps-50-year-shipping-service-to-take-on-amazon-prime/

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Eight isn’t enough: MediaTek plans 10-core mobile SoC

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MediaTek’s 10-core SoC will compete with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 — because apparently phones now need more cores than 3D rendering stations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205066-eight-isnt-enough-mediatek-plans-10-core-mobile-soc

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Swatch prepping Apple Watch, Apple Pay competitors, CEO says

Swiss timekeeping giant Swatch is planning a new smartwatch and mobile payment system to compete with the forthcoming Apple Watch and the already-established Apple Pay, the company’s CEO has said.



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Will Google and Uber Invade Each Other's Turf?


Google is working on its own ride-hailing service to compete with Uber, according to a Bloomberg report. Meanwhile, Uber has announced a strategic partnership with Carnegie Mellon University that will see the creation of the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., that will focus on developing long-term transportation technologies to further Google’s business. The situation smacks of a soap opera for the autonomous and ride-sharing industries.

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Twitter Adds Cliques and Flicks


Twitter on Tuesday announced two new offerings that could bolster its efforts to compete with Facebook. The new tools will let users create private groups of up to 20 members; they also will be able to shoot, edit and share video from within Twitter’s mobile app.
Twitter members already can conduct one-on-one private conversations using its direct message feature. The new group functionality will let them direct message up to 20 members of a group simultaneously. Twitter will be rolling out the new features in the coming weeks.

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Amazon Aims to Skewer Google's Cash Cow


Amazon appears to be readying an advertising platform to compete with Google’s AdWords.
It reportedly has started talking up its new Amazon Sponsored Links platform with potential partners and is anticipating a launch later this year. Ads from the new platform would replace those from Google currently found on Amazon Web pages. They also would be sold outside the Amazon universe. The platform would make it easier for marketers to reach Amazon’s 250 million active users.

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