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When companies get too smart for their own good

Some of the world's smartest technology companies may be a little bit too smart for their own good. Fueled by corporate leaders with big egos and a desire to develop and control new markets, companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft are increasingly treating their operations like a game of chess.

But is this really such a good thing? There's a strong argument to be made that companies engaging in the type of calculated strategy required to win a game of chess actually risk doing very foolish things.

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