With the launch of a streaming music service, Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers does more by doing less. “The thing that I’ve really found is, the less that I actually do, the more productive my team is,” he
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
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
By using human curators, Beats Music has created a satisfying music-streaming experience that doesn't feel robotic. For years and years, people have predicted that subscription streaming music services
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.
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
In the adorable 2008 Pixar film Wall-E, much of the plot centres on the corporate behemoth that is Buy n Large. BnL, a "mega-corporation", runs everything. Everything. The company is the "world leader"
The New York Times’ R&D Lab is building a quantified-self, semantic-analysis tool to track web browsing
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
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. BERG bills itself as a design consultancy,
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 as an underused piece of commerce.
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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
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. From behind, Troy Carter looks like a middle schooler. He the
It started in the Rainier Tower in Seattle, home of Steve Berman and his law firm, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP. The gifted litigator works in a blue-gray steel building designed by one of Seattle’s