Tech Startups Swallowed By Tech Giants

Uploaded on Tuesday 4 June 2013


The tech giants Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung and the like are big players and dominate the tech industry. They have the resources to buy startups if they think they can benefit from what they develop, without having to do the initial leg work. Steve and Ben discuss how this may or may not have an impact on startups and technological innovation.The guys also discuss the recent purchase of the GoPollGo app by Yahoo; an app that had hosted the polls run by FiST Chat but was shut down by the tech giant after acquisition.


Language: English

Length: 10:27

Country: Australia