YouTube TV launches, but what are you getting for $35 a month?

YouTube is finally getting into the skinny bundle wars, competing against Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Netflix and a host of others looking to grab consumers who want great television, but don’t want to pay for what they don’t watch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/06/youtube-tv-launches-but-what-are-getting-for-35-month.html

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Get Ready for the Mobile Pay Explosion


Who is leading the mobile payment race? There are several players competing today. PayPal started the revolution 15 years ago, and Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay have joined the fray. Many newcomers are entering this space on a regular basis. The traditional money space has undergone change with innovations like debit cards and ATM machines. Though they took a while to catch on, they eventually transformed the way we interact with banks and money. Mobile Pay is expected to offer explosive growth opportunities.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83437.html?rss=1

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Apple's aggressively priced $399 iPhone SE viewed as a 'substantial' market opportunity

Article Image For the first time ever, Apple will be competing in the $400 smartphone range with its most affordable new iPhone model ever, and one Wall Street analysts believes that could net the company 17 million additional sales this year alone.

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FreshBooks ships iPhone-ready card reader, YouTube app gets native iPad Pro support

Article Image FreshBooks on Tuesday launched an iPhone-based card reader, competing against the likes of Square, while Google separately updated the YouTube iOS app with iPad Pro compatibility.

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First Apple Music TV series to star Dr. Dre, will feature 'no shortage of violence and sex'

Article Image Apple is reportedly set to get into the original content business, competing with the likes of HBO, Netflix, Amazon and others, with a new TV show starring one of its own employees: Dr. Dre.

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End of Year Goodies


The end of the year brings out some interesting goodies from various workshops competing with Santa for big kids’ attention. Some of it is pretty good stuff. Here’s a sampling of the best end-of-year product announcements from the cloud community designed to put you in the post-holiday, already-back-at-work spirit. For starters, Xactly, the sales compensation experts in the cloud, announced Xactly Inspire the other day. It’s the kind of tool that managers will love.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82844.html?rss=1

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Amazon yanks Apple TV and Chromecast from digital shelves

Article Image Making good on promises to halt sales of set-top streaming devices competing with its own Fire TV lineup, Amazon on Thursday removed all Apple TV and Google Chromecast products from its online store.

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4 video chat alternatives that beat Skype

Skype is the kingpin of the videoconferencing world. There are, however, several competing technologies and hardware products that can make a video call much smoother for everyone involved.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/28/4-video-chat-alternatives-that-beat-skype.html

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Electric motorcycle startup shutters after losing top talent to Apple

Article Image Apple’s anticipated automotive project has led the company to recruit talent from competing companies both big and small. But its wooing of top-level engineers from a San Francisco-based electric vehicle startup is said to have been so significant, it caused that company to close its doors earlier this year.

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Microsoft waves the white flag in battle with iPhone and Android

Microsoft’s dreams of competing with iOS and Android in the mass consumer smartphone market are officially dead. Microsoft on Wednesday announced a major restructuring of its hardware division that will include layoffs of 7,800 employees “primarily in the phone business.” 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/08/microsoft-waves-white-flag-in-battle-with-iphone-and-android/

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Spotify climbs to 20M paid subscribers, picks up $526M in funding ahead of Apple Music launch

With the debut of the competing Apple Music service only weeks away, Spotify on Wednesday announced that its total subscriber base has climbed to 75 million people, 20 million of whom are subscribers to its more profitable Premium tier.



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Apple's all-new MacBook draws taunts from Asus, Dell, Lenovo

While many in the media are enamored with Apple’s latest thin-and-light notebook, competing PC makers haven’t been so kind, taking to Twitter to ridicule Apple’s offering for not being the slimmest, cheapest, or highest-resolution on the market.



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Beats Music integration only part of the story as Apple wants to 'be the music business'

Apple’s ambitions in the music industry go beyond competing with the likes of streaming services like Spotify and Pandora, signaling that the acquisition of the Beats Music subscription service is just a part of the company’s plans to overhaul iTunes.



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The race to create a real-life Tricorder

Entrepreneurs, doctors and researchers are are competing to create an affordable, hand-held device that consumers can use to diagnose medical conditions at home. The goal is to make a working version of Star Trek’s Tricorder.

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The race to create a real-life Tricorder

Entrepreneurs, doctors and researchers are are competing to create an affordable, hand-held device that consumers can use to diagnose medical conditions at home. The goal is to make a working version of Star Trek’s Tricorder.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/-VQdqMGxssA/index.html

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