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Tech goliaths outmaneuvered at D9 conference

Upstart punks fly rings around established company CEOs at exclusive tech confab.

By June 4, 2011


Apple vs Psystar: Goliath wins

Apple's ongoing copyright infringement dispute with Mac clone maker Psystar has all but wrapped up with a big message to clone makers: "Don't even try!"

By December 1, 2009


The case for the open-source Goliath

Open source is doing well. But to thrive, commercial open-source software may need a Goliath or two to provide exits and funding for start-ups.

By November 18, 2009


How SpringSource is taking on Java Goliaths

It's a common myth that open source can't innovate, but open-source Java company SpringSource proves that open source can lead an industry, not follow it.

By July 30, 2009


Facebook, Microsoft: When Goliath fears David

What is that makes market leaders suddenly frightened of much smaller competitors? Is it something they know about their competitors? Or is it something they know about themselves?

By March 28, 2009


How green-tech start-ups can take on energy goliaths

The business gurus who brought you the Innovator's Dilemma have some advice for green-tech pros: think niche, start slow.

By February 11, 2008


David vs Goliath: The 2.0 version

News.com's Charles Cooper says that tech behemoths can write big checks to secure future prosperity, but it's the small start-ups that are doing the more impressive development work.

By February 6, 2008


Escaping Google's gravity: How small search engines define success

The search world is filled with Davids flinging stones at Google's Goliath. DuckDuckGo and Blekko, two engines fighting the search giant, may stand the best chances of hitting their mark.

By July 11, 2013


Google employee benefits continue after death

Widows and widowers of Google employees will get half their partners' salaries for 10 years, the search goliath has revealed.

By August 12, 2012


Odds & Ends: Goliath for iDisk; Peak install glitch?;

Odds & Ends: Goliath for iDisk; Peak install glitch?;

By March 27, 2002