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ecosystems

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Plaid Systems Eve Ecosystem

The Eve Irrigation controller uses the Adam moisture sensor and weather info from SmartThings to set up a perfect watering schedule.

August 19, 2014

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Steve Jobs wanted to 'further lock customers' into Apple's 'ecosystem'

That's according to an e-mail he sent to employees in 2010 that included "2011: Holy War with Google" as a talking point for an upcoming meeting.

By April 2, 2014

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Location, location, location: Want to help Mozilla break the ecosystem locks?

The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.

By March 27, 2014

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Elop says Surface Windows Phone could help 'ecosystem'

Nokia's CEO said his R&D team has "unpolished gems" to differentiate its devices no matter who Nokia's competitors are -- and that includes Microsoft.

By October 18, 2012

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Surface 'good' for PC ecosystem, says Microsoft CFO

According to the company's chief financial officer, Peter Klein, Microsoft will not only participate in the PC market on the hardware side but also lead it.

By February 13, 2013

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Does 'ecosystem' mean gadgets are dead?

At CES 2012, CNET talks to Google's Eric Schmidt, Samsung's Tim Baxter, and other industry insiders about the "ecosystem" trend toward devices backed by content, services, and the cloud. Who wins, and who loses? It's the Next Big Thing.

By January 12, 2012

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TomTom beats the drums for its own map-based ecosystem

The company, best known for its auto navigation systems, wants developers to build map apps. And thus it's opening up map display, routing, and traffic details for use.

By November 15, 2012

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What Square's rise means for the startup ecosystem

Like Google and Facebook before it, Square is set to transform the startup ecosystem.

By November 11, 2012

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Building GE's Ecomagination 'ecosystem' (Q & A)

Mark Vachon, the recently tapped head of GE's green-tech push, plans to expand internationally and form partnerships to get cleaner products to the "tipping point."

By May 6, 2011

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Microsoft clears some fog over its new ecosystem

With today's announcement of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft shows off what the future of Windows will be. Still clouded in mystery is whether people will actually want it, so vote in our poll here and let us know what you think.

By June 20, 2012