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Fast Money Madness: Round of 16

The "Fast Money Madness" Round of 16 kicked off Tuesday with top-seeded Google and No. 4 Apple facing off.

The other big match-up was No. 6 Microsoft going up against second-seeded IBM.

In other contests, fifth-seeded Amazon.com ousted top-seeded Disney. No. 11 eBay topped No. 7 Wal-Mart.

(See the full "Fast Money Madness" bracket.)

No. 1 Google vs. No. 4 Apple

SkyBridge Capital's Anthony Scaramucci said that Google was rising in ownership among hedge funds, while Apple was losing its shine.

"I think Google is the next Apple, where Apple was the next Microsoft," he added. "And if you followed that, you'll stay long Google."

Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics noted that just based on "game theory," Apple had the greater potential because Google was trading near its all-time high.

OptionMonster's Pete Najarian said it's a second-half-of-2013 story for Apple.

"I think what you're going to see is, I think, Google at this $800 level at some point is going to stumble," he said. "It's going to fall. When it pulls back, everybody's going to be whining, 'Where's my dividend?'"

StockMonster's Guy Adami was a backer of Google, tying up the contest.

The "Fast Money" Twitter followers, with the tie-breaker, tipped the scales with top-seeded Google.

No. 6 Microsoft vs. No. 2 IBM

Adami backed Microsoft.

"This goes to the Anthony Scaramucci way of thinking," he said. "I think IBM might have a little bit of a pullback. Mister Softee may be sideways, so I like Mister Softee for the reasons that don't make sense – Microsoft."

Najarian said that he owns Microsoft, but sided with IBM. "I think IBM takes them out earlier," he said.

Brown picked Microsoft, while Scaramucci backed IBM.

"I just think this is the best management team out there for what it does, and you'll see this thing trade up by the end of the year," he said.

The "Fast Money" Twitter crowd broke the tie by siding with IBM.

Trader disclosure: On March 26, 2013, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Guy Adami is long C; Guy Adami is long GS; Guy Adami is long INTC; Guy Adami is long AGU; Guy Adami is long MSFT; Guy Adami is long NUE; Guy Adami is long BTU; Pete Najarian is long AAPL; Pete Najarian is long YHOO; Pete Najarian is long BBRY; Pete Najarian is long SBUX; Pete Najarian is long FB; Pete Najarian is long MSFT; Pete Najarian is long NOK CALLS; Pete Najarian is long STX CALLS; Pete Najarian is long TCK ; Pete Najarian is long AMZN CALLS; Pete Najarian is long OKS CALLS; Pete Najarian is long PSX CALLS; Josh Brown is long HCA; Josh Brown is long XLV; Josh Brown is long PFE; Anthony Scaramucci is long AAPL; Anthony Scaramucci is long C; Anthony Scaramucci is long GS; Anthony Scaramucci is long MS; Anthony Scaramucci is long GOOG.

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