The titans of technology have spent lavishly for your eyeballs. Now they’re opening their checkbooks to scoop up services to get you to lend them your ears. Here’s why. What’s coming. And how to spot the winners.
The titans of technology went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here’s a look at why they spent so much, what they are really after, who won and who lost.
Also: What to expect in the second half.
Read the Information Week column HERE
And here's the video:
Forget about orange. In the high-stakes world of mobile e-commerce, gunning for Google is the new black. Three industry stalwarts have all taken aim this month to neutralize Google. If it wants to fight fire with fire, then here are four points the internet titan should nail at Google I/O this week.
Check out my new video HERE.
And my Information Week column HERE.
After days of rumor-chasing and breathless anticipation, Amazon unveiled its new smartphone. Called the Amazon Fire Phone, it’s got some pretty cool features. And as expected, it is first and foremost a “buyPhone.” It takes shopping to a whole new level here.
Given how much Amazon stands to gain by getting this phone in our hands, the price is head-scratchingly high. At $199, it's competitive. But it's not an offer we can't refuse.
Watch the full video HERE.