As Cook and Pichai leave China, Valley confronts rising internet tyranny in world’s second largest market

 It’s been a bad few months for internet freedom in China (and really a bad few decades, but who is counting?). The government brought into force a broad-ranging “cybersecurity law” earlier this year that empowers Beijing to take unilateral control over critical internet infrastructure, while also mandating that foreign companies keep all citizen data local…

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Probablemente Google/Walmart no sean competencia para Amazon que rebajó significativamente precios en Whole Foods Market

Como se esperaba en estos últimos días, Amazon acaba de aplicar un nuevo plan de precios en su recientemente adquirida cadena de supermercados Whole Foods Market, con descuentos que en algunos casos llegan hasta el 43% y este plan ya está vigentes a partir de ayer en las tiendas Whole Food de Los Ángeles, Nueva…

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Apple sees iTunes market share slip as competition increases from Amazon & Comcast for films

Despite its increasing focuses on Services revenue, Apple is struggling to draw users to the iTunes Store for movie purchases and rentals. According to a new in-depth report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s market share for renting and purchasing movies has fallen to between 20 percent and 35 percent, despite once being well over…

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IDC: Apple Watch’s record Q4 makes it #3 in wearables market as leader Fitbit declines, #2 Xiaomi widens gap

IDC today released its latest numbers on the worldwide wearable market for 2016— including both smartwatches that run apps and more basic fitness and health trackers— highlighting gains during the fourth quarter for Apple, Xiaomi, and others at the expense of market leader Fitbit. more… Filed under: Apple…

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With Apple Watch prices falling and Jawbone’s exit, is there still a market for dedicated fitness trackers? [Poll]

Earlier today, we reported that Jawbone was exiting the consumer hardware market in favor of selling health products and services directly to businesses. Furthermore, 9to5Toys shared an Apple Watch deal today that pushed the price of a Series 1 model down to $ 199.99. With Apple Watch prices continuing to fall and Jawbone exiting the consumer…

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