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Beats Music CEO On Why Delegating Is The Secret To Success

With the launch of a streaming music service, Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers does more by doing less.<p>“The thing that I’ve really found is, the less that I actually do, the more productive my team is,” he says.<p>Digital music and Rogers came of age together: from a five-year-old record collector to a web …

Aaron Sorkin: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Saved 10 Lives

Phil Hoffman and I had two things in common. We were both fathers of young children, and we were both recovering drug addicts. Of course I’d known …

Drake - I'm Going In | Listen for free at bop.fm

<i>A lot of people have been asking me what my upcoming book,</i> The Hard Thing About Hard Things<i>, will be like. Here's a piece that I wrote for the book</i> …

The Enigma Of Google Glass, "Doomed", Fashionable, Innovative And Late

Google Glass is becoming an enigma. Over the past week the fashion world, via hair care product vendor L’Oreal, made a bigger commitment to the, as yet, un-launched device. But at the same time uber-advocate Robert Scoble began talking of this as a year-2020 product. He even used the “doomed” word. …

Building Nest up is veteran investor's new focus

Randy Komisar's name is deeply intertwined with Silicon Valley history. A partner at venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, Komisar is a former attorney who once worked for Apple, co-founded its software spinoff Claris and was chief financial officer of the failed pen-based …

The One Killer Feature Netflix Is Still Missing

I’ve been a dutiful binge-watcher of great TV shows on Netflix’s streaming service ever since I blew through the first four seasons of <i>Lost</i> in a week …

Poor design means terrible websites still haunt the Web

There is probably not one of us reading this who has not lost themselves in time and space as they surf the web. So much engaging content, so many …

Who buys contemporary art?

Some people say that the “art” behind contemporary art is swindling people. You might say of Tracey Emin or Gary Hume “well, at least they were smart …

'Ads That Can Compete With the Best Material Out There': An Interview With Jay Rosen on the Future of Native — The Content Strategist

‘Ads That Can Compete With the Best Material Out There’: An Interview With Jay Rosen on the Future of Native<p>A few days before Christmas, one of the …

Beats Music Streams With a Human Touch

By using human curators, Beats Music has created a satisfying music-streaming experience that doesn't feel robotic.<p>For years and years, people have predicted that subscription streaming music services would eventually overtake paid download services in the hearts of average consumers. The theory …

Yahoo's Next Problem: Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups while failing to make headway in its core business of selling digital advertising.<p>One of those coups was the $<p>1.1 billion $990 million purchase of Tumblr, the social …

Meet The Beats Music Curators

Beats Music launches today, offering a new twist on the digital music subscription. Part of the idea behind Beats Music, as originally envisioned by …

MIT’s cool new transparent screen tech could mean better heads-up displays

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Heads-up displays let drivers or pilots keep their eye on their route while also getting critical dashboard or other …

The State of NBC? Pretty Good, Actually

How about we cut the Peacock some slack and look on the bright side? Yes, you heard that right.<p>What if, just as a change-up to tradition, we cut NBC …

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FORTUNE — It all seems so simple: Hit the “place order” button online and get a head of lettuce, a dozen eggs, or a gallon of milk delivered to your doorstep within 24 hours. But behind the scenes, the burgeoning market of online grocery delivery involves a surprisingly delicate dance to ensure …

Nest acquisition: Where next for 'new' Google?

<b>In the adorable 2008 Pixar film Wall-E, much of the plot centres on the corporate behemoth that is Buy n Large.</b><p>BnL, a "mega-corporation", runs everything. <i>Everything.</i><p>The company is the "world leader" in - to pick just a few - aerospace, agriculture, the media, food, science, infrastructure and …

Super successful companies

I spent some time recently thinking about what companies that grow up to be extremely successful do when they are very young. I came up with the …

The Productivity Cycle

People are interesting. We know so little about ourselves compared to what we’d like to think we know. We’re all subtly different even though we’re, …

The New York Times’ R&D Lab is building a quantified-self, semantic-analysis tool to track web browsing » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: blog.nytlabs.com ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Joshua Benton | January 14, 2014<p>Let’s say you work in a modern digital newsroom. Your colleagues are looking at interesting stuff online all day long — reading stimulating news stories, searching down rabbit holes you’ve never thought of. There are probably …

Let’s talk about robots: Google’s Nest acquisition brings AI to the smart home

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Disney Research<p>In the hours after Google announced its agreement to purchase Nest Labs for $3.2 billion, the companies …

A Newspaper For The Twitter Age: The Size Of A Sales Receipt, And Edited By You

A first look at an audacious new product from BERG which aims to reinvent personalized publishing, with printed news from Foursquare, Facebook, and The Guardian.<p>BERG bills itself as a design consultancy, but according to CEO Matt Webb, it’s really a product company. And today the London-based …

Jack Dorsey Says The Receipt Is Untapped "Canvas" And "Publishing Medium"

Dorsey spoke at the National Retail Federation's annual expo on Wednesday about the potential of receipts while pitching Square.<p>Jack Dorsey, the chief executive officer of Square and co-founder of Twitter, urged retailers Wednesday to make better use of receipts, waxing poetic about what he views …

Foundation: Nest’s Tony Fadell on the Power of Focus

As part of our annual Google Ventures CEO Summit, Nest founder and CEO Tony Fadell and I filmed a live Foundation episode in November in front of a few hundred startup founders in the GV portfolio. Tony told stories about his entrepreneurial roots as a kid selling eggs door to door, his experiences …

Troy Carter: Fired By Lady Gaga And Loving It

He helped discover and cultivate the megastar for almost seven years. Then Gaga dumped him. Here’s the untold story of how he rolled with it.<p>From behind, Troy Carter looks like a middle schooler. He has the wispy frame of a pretzel stick, wrapped in skinny jeans that bottom out at black Yves Saint …

Amazon’s bogus anti-Apple crusade

Behold tech’s fiercest legal battle: Price-fixing, conflicts of interest, and two <em>very</em> hungry lawyers<p>Apple attorneys are set to meet on Monday with U.S. District Judge Denise Cote, the latest chapter in a strange and nonsensical legal battle.<p>The case in question involves another of …

OK, Glass, I'm Disappointed

In mid-December I trekked to the New York Googleplex Glass Annex (Glass-plex?) to pick up my Glass (glasses?). I have been experimenting with Glass …

Google to buy Nest for $3.2B in quest for the 'conscious home'

Google said Monday it will acquire Nest Labs for $3.2 billion in cash.<p>In a statement by Nest, the maker of the Learning Thermostat and the Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector said that the company will continue to be run by current CEO Tony Fadell. "In other words, Nest will stay Nest," the …

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