Fast Company – The Great Tech War of 2012

This is a pretty amazing in-depth analysis of the Fab Four tech companies:

http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/160/tech-wars-2012-amazon-apple-google-facebook

“Everyone reading this article is a customer of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, or Google, and most probably count on all four. This passion for the Fab Four of business is reflected in the blogosphere’s panting coverage of their every move. ExxonMobil may sometimes be the world’s most valuable company, but can you name its CEO? Do you scour the Internet for rumors about its next product? As the four companies encroach further and further into one another’s space, consumers look forward to cooler and cooler products. The coming years will be fascinating to watch because this is a competition that might reinvent our daily lives even more than the four have changed our habits in the past decade. And that, dear reader, is why you need a program guide to the battle ahead.”

The Great Tech War of 2012

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