Chris DePlautt

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Russia’s friends in black

IF EUROPE’S far-right parties do as well as many expect in May’s European election, no world leader will be happier than Vladimir Putin. For a man …

Europe

Meet the guy who helped add $2 billion to Twitter’s valuation yesterday

Along with its acquisition of the social data company Gnip, Twitter announced yesterday that it had hired ex-Google executive Daniel Graf to take over as vice president of product, a move which might be just as important. Investors certainly liked the direction that the social media and …

The Aquarium

A child’s isolating illness.<p>On July 15, 2010, my wife, Teri, and I took our younger daughter, Isabel, to the doctor for a regular checkup. She was nine months old and appeared to be in perfect health. Her first teeth had come in, and she was now regularly eating with us at the dinner table, …

Entrepreneur of the Year: Aaron Levie, CEO of Box | Inc.com

Company Profile<p>COMPANY:Box<p>2015 INC. 5000 RANK: 919<p>HEADQUARTERS: Redwood City, CA<p>YEAR FOUNDED: 2005<p>2014 REVENUE: $124.2 million<p>2016 REVENUE: $398.6 Million<p>3-YEAR GROWTH:<p>WEBSITE: box.com<p><i>Editor's note: Box went public Friday, opening at $20.20, 44 percent above its initial public offering. Below is</i> …

Startups

If You Can Solve This Equation, You’re Ready To Build Your Brand

Driving brand innovation is not easy, but it is simple–solve the Innovation Equation and your brand will grow.<p>Imagine it’s 8th-grade homeroom: the bell rings, and you take your seat. Written on the board is the following:<p><b>X + Y + Z = $</b><p>The teacher walks in and announces that solving this equation is …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …