Is the company's predicament really as desperate as he makes it out to be?
FORTUNE -- Business Insider's Henry Blodget has a message for Apple "fans" -- an expression he used eight times in the space of one heavily illustrated post Friday, starting with the headline:
Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It
Buttressing his message is a deck of slides -- including the one above MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 15, 2013 4:52 PM ET
Google may scan and surface snippets of copyrighted books, even if it doesn't receive permission first.
FORTUNE -- "Don't be evil."
That's the oft-cited informal corporate motto of Google, the Mountain View, Calif.-based technology company whose perception in recent years has run afoul of that idea. Whether through accusations of plagiarism (by Apple, directed at Google's mobile operating system, Android), insensitivity (by dedicated users of the many services it has shuttered over MOREAndrew Nusca - Nov 14, 2013 1:29 PM ET
Moscow-based Yandex dominates search in Russian. But can the world's fourth-largest search engine break out of the Cyrillic world?
By Clay Dillow
FORTUNE -- The "Google of Russia" would prefer you not refer to it as the "Google of Russia," but the analogy has stuck and for good reason. Like Google, Russia's Yandex dominates the search market in its home country, dwarfing the market share of its competitors. It makes money MORENov 13, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution, by Fred Vogelstein.
FORTUNE -- For reporters who know how hard it is to get anyone at Apple (AAPL) to talk -- never mind an engineer at the center of the action -- Fred Vogelstein's piece in the Oct. 4 New York Times Sunday Magazine was a revelation. It told the iPhone creation story from the perspective of Andy Grignon, the senior engineer MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 12, 2013 8:31 AM ET
Singapore makes the most device requests per capita, the U.S leads in account requests.
FORTUNE -- Google (GOOG) may be complaining the loudest (and in the foulest language) about the National Security Agency's domestic spying activities, but it's Apple (AAPL) that provided the most data -- in the form of two large and surprisingly revealing spreadsheets (see below).
One shows the number of device information requests made to Apple by police around MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 7, 2013 6:49 AM ET
It's Mark Zuckerberg's knowledge economy now. And the rest of us just share information inside it.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
FORTUNE -- It's Mark Zuckerberg's knowledge economy now. And the rest of us just share information inside it.
Or at least, that is how it appears to Mark Zuckerberg. Ever since Facebook (FB) blew away its earnings three months ago, the company's CEO has been peppering conference calls with the term. This month, MORENov 5, 2013 10:45 AM ET
Rather than improving its service or cutting prices, Comcast has spent big to unseat the mayor of Seattle, who is bringing a city-sponsored high-speed broadband network to his city.
FORTUNE -- When challenged, monopolists, particularly in the communications industry, often tend to work harder to protect their monopolies than they do to improve their services or cut prices (or simply limit price increases). An excellent example of this can be found MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Nov 1, 2013 4:18 PM ET
Japan has a long of history of friendliness towards robots, and it maintains a global lead in R&D on artificial intelligence. This infatuation, though, could have serious drawbacks.Oct 30, 2013 11:34 AM ET
Map Engine Pro permits easy creation of maps for businesses.
By Michal Lev-Ram, writer
FORTUNE -- Google wants everyone to become a cartographer -- and pay for it. On Monday the search company launched Map Engine Pro, a new offering that enables employees to easily turn datasets into interactive, shareable maps. The latest addition to Google Apps for Business, the company's online suite of productivity tools for corporate customers, is designed MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Oct 22, 2013 11:00 AM ET
With a one-day, $40 billion gain in market valuation, Google shot ahead of Microsoft.
FORTUNE -- With Apple (AAPL) easily the world's most valuable company by market capitalization -- a comfortable $77 billion ahead of Exxon (XOM) -- the action shifts to the neck-and-neck race between Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG) for the No. 3 spot.
That upward dogleg in the yellow line at the far right of the attached chart is MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 19, 2013 12:37 PM ET
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