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There was a time, not long ago, when you could sum up each company quite neatly: Apple made consumer electronics, Google ran a search engine, Amazon was a web store, and Facebook was a social network. How quaint that assessment seems today.
- Farhad Manjoo, The Great Tech War Of 2012
Manjoo says all four giants — Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon — will all ‘win’, which is just another way of saying that 2012 is just a battlefield, not the entire war.
In Dubai, traffic accidents fell 20 per cent from average rates on the days BlackBerry users were unable to use its messaging service. In Abu Dhabi, the number of accidents this week fell 40 per cent and there were no fatal accidents.
Traffic accidents in Abu Dhabi decreased significantly during the BlackBerry outage.
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Mobile apps loosely joined
There are a slew of applications that are better because they use the Foursquare api and location database.