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Amazon, not Google inspires fear in the boardroom (AMZN, GOOGL, FL, MSFT)

Microsoft and then Google used to be the exemplars of companies whose ambition seemed to know no bounds. Increasingly, though, that title seems to belong to Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Amazon, even more than Google, has corporate America talking (AMZN, GOOGL, FL, MSFT)

Microsoft and then Google used to be the exemplars of companies whose ambition seemed to know no bounds. Increasingly, though, that title seems to belong to Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Google and VMware are teaming up with a $2.8 billion startup to get an edge in the cloud wars with Amazon (VMW, GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, MSFT)

GoogleGoogle may be losing to Amazon in the cloud wars, but the search giant has a not-so-secret weapon — and some brand-new partners — that could help it fight back. The weapon is somet.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 29th, 2017

Cloud drives Q2 growth for Google, Amazon, and Microsoft (MSFT, GOOGL, AMZN)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2017

The cloud wars explained: Amazon is dominating, but Microsoft and Google are striking back (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT, ORCL, IBM)

REUTERS/Shannon StapletonThe cloud computing market is dominated by some familiar names.  Amazon's cloud service is its most profitable unit. Microsoft has pegged its future to its cloud computing businesses, leading to a very enthus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2017

The cloud drove Q1 results for Google, Amazon, and Microsoft (MSFT, GOOGL, AMZN)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2017

Microsoft has an ambitious new plan to take on Amazon"s Alexa and Google Assistant (MSFT, AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL)

HarmanAmazon and Google have clearly staked their claims in the burgeoning market for virtual digital assistants — Amazon's Alexa, especially, has become something of a phenom.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2017

Cloud drives Q1 for Google, Amazon, Microsoft (MSFT, GOOGL, AMZN)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2017

The Amazon exec leading the charge against Microsoft and Google made $35.6 million last year (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT)

AmazonBack in 2011, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asked the company's board to freeze his annual salary at $81,840 — no cash bonuses or stock awards, nada. And so, when Amazon released its annual proxy statement to shareholders today,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2017

This former top Microsoft exec just raised $100 million from Mark Zuckerberg"s favorite fund to take on Oracle, Google, and Amazon (AMZN, MSFT, ORCL, GOOG, GOOGL)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 5th, 2017

In the cloud wars with Amazon and Microsoft, Google"s eighth employee says its killer edge is...Google (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, MSFT)

The cloud computing business is a clash of the tech titans, with heavyweights Am.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2017

Google Cloud boss Diane Greene takes a veiled shot at Amazon"s big cloud outage (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, MSFT)

"Because of all the interest in reliability recently, I'm goin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 8th, 2017

Google is turning a key technology into a weapon in its cloud war with Amazon and Microsoft (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, MSFT, ORCL)

Back in 2012, Google unveiled Spanner — a globe-spanning database technology, the first of its kind, designed to keep the search advertising giant's massive online operations in sync all over the world.  Nowadays, Spanner is the da.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2017

Why Amazon"s Echo is totally dominating — and what Google, Microsoft, and Apple have to do to catch up (AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

We're barely halfway through January of 2017, and it's already looking like this is going to be the year of Amazon's Alexa, the virtual assistant at the heart of the Amazon Echo. In 2016, the Amazon Echo line of devices appeared to have a great sales .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2017

Why Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all desperately need you to know that the robots are coming (FB, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

It's been an unusual year in tech: Apart from maybe Snapchat's elusive Spectacles, there hasn't been a truly game-changing, mass-market piece of technology that's totally dominated the conversation. Instead, the biggest companies in tech, especially .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 17th, 2016

Google couldn"t stop copying Apple, Amazon, and Facebook even if it wanted to (GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, FB)

GoogleGoogle's main business is search engine advertising. None of its other products and services even come close, financially speaking.  Google knows it must protect that business at all costs. If people use any other search engine, on any dev.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2016

While Amazon and Microsoft battle in the cloud wars, this startup quietly built a $175 million business by picking up their slack (AMZN, MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Microsoft and Amazon struck a brilliant partnership to take on Google in the next big thing for cloud computing (GOOG, AMZN, MSFT)

Chip Somodevilla / Staff Microsoft and Amazon announced a surprise partnership on Thursday in which they were jointly releasing for free a new software tool for developers called Gluon. Gluon makes it easier for develope.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Google"s new $50 speaker is a smarter alternative to the Amazon Echo Dot (AMZN, GOOGL, GOOG)

The Google Home Mini is a small, palm.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

Apple Inc."s HomePod Will Not Be Enough

Despite initially unveiling HomeKit way back in 2014 Apple NASDAQ AAPL is still meaningfully behind in the smart home arena and rivals Amazon com NASDAQ AMZN and Alphabet NASDAQ GOOG NASDAQ GOOGL subsidiary Google are taking full advantage of that opening.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 5th, 2017

Google"s new $400 speaker is a room-shaking monster (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, AAPL)

Matt Weinberger/Business Insider The Amazon Echo and the Google Home smart speakers are pretty good at playing music. Ask them to play a song, and enjoy the surprisingly high sound quality on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017