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Seven Questions for Evernote CEO Phil Libin

Having crossed the threshold of 50 million users, cloud software company Evernote has in the last few months reached into a fundamentally different …

Why GM Is Betting On Mary Barra

“I was on the line … all day long,” the now first female CEO of a major American automobile company recently told Fast Company editor-at-large Jon Gertner over tea. Here’s a look into how Barra will lead GM.<p>If I were more of a betting man, I’d wager that Mary Barra is a very clever poker player.<p>How …

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The War For Your Wrist

The past decade has seen the consumer electronics war grow more furious and more personal: your living room is a battlefield, as are your desks and your pockets. Now, more than a year-and-a-half since the Pebble (née Allerta) team saw its e-Paper smartwatch concept shatter a $100,000 Kickstarter …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

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