Sergey Brin

The Myth Of Google's 20% Time | Articles | Chief Innovation Officer

When discussing innovation there is one example that is always brought up as the model to follow - Google's 20% policy.<p>For those of you who don't …

Marissa Mayer

The Future of Food: 8 Business Leaders Investing to End Slaughterhouses

From Silicon Valley tech moguls to business executives and entrepreneurs, these people know that the future of food means not slaughtering animals.<p><b>1.</b> …

Li Ka-shing

AR has inherited all the promise and hype of VR

At CES 2018, we got a glimpse at an awfully familiar future<p>For the better part of the last decade, we’ve been told that virtual reality, and to a lesser extent augmented reality, will transform how we communicate, use computers, and play games and enjoy other forms of interactive entertainment. In …

Augmented Reality

What Businesses Can Learn From The Impressive Track Record Of Intrapreneurs

Apple transformed the music industry with its iPod. Netflix morphed the TV business with on-demand video. Google and Facebook irrevocably altered the news business.<p>For each of these companies, innovation came from within. This intrapreneurship could transform for your business, as well — if you …

Google

The 10 Richest People in America

They've got more in common than you'd think<p>The richest people in America have a surprising amount in common.<p>For starters, they’re all men who mostly …

Wealth

Google’s Leftwing Bias Could Be Bad for Business

Google is left wing. Not just in its corporate culture, but in its politics. Its execs seem to believe that's not a problem, but they might want to …

Conservative View

Want To Join A Corporate Board? Here's How, Part One

Would you like to be on a corporate board? I’m here to tell you that you can. I’ve been on the Luby’s/Fuddrucker’s board since 2003, and it has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I started from some pretty humble beginnings, and I’m guessing I had a few naysayers out there who thought …

Entrepreneurship

​5 Of The Most Disruptive Strategy Innovations Of The Last 20 Years | Articles | Strategy

Suffice it to say, we are all a bit obsessed with innovation these days.<p>It’s not hard to understand why. One of the few defining characteristics of …

Innovation

Of Furries and Fascism at Google

Do read James Damore’s lawsuit. Get past the absurdity of his framing his grievance in terms of identity politics—he’s a victim of Google’s failure to honor “viewpoint diversity.” Apparently under California law this is a legitimate claim.<p>Last year’s firing episode at first seemed a case of Google …

Opinion

Google nipping at Big Auto’s heels in the race to build self-driving cars

GM leads, Waymo surges, Ford slips, and Tesla brings up the rear<p>Last year, the company that arguably made the biggest splash at the North American International Auto Show wasn’t even a company that made cars. Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, came to Detroit with its …

Transportation

How AutoNation, America's Biggest Car Dealer, Is Future-Proofing Its Business

It’s a scary time to be a car dealer: ride-hailing apps and emerging high-tech mobility services like robo-taxis threaten to disrupt tried-and-true methods for buying and selling cars. Dealer margins on new car sales are already razor-thin; if people start relying on car-sharing services as a …

Business

Betting big and winning it all: lessons to learn from Susan Wojcicki

A bright and young History and Literature student at Harvard University, Susan Wojcicki never gave technology the slightest consideration as a career …

Susan Wojcicki

Apple, Xerox, IBM, And Fumbling The Future

Thirty-five years ago this week, Apple introduced a computer that changed the way people communicated with their electronic devices, using graphical icons and visual indicators rather than punched cards or text-based commands.<p>On <b>January 19, 1983</b>, Apple introduced Lisa, a $9,995 PC for business …

Innovation

How newspaper publishers can take on Silicon Valley duopoly

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S HARANGUES against the “failing New York Times” and other newspapers, including this one, are troubling. The deep, daily reporting …

Opinion

Tencent, the $500bn Chinese tech firm you may never have heard of

It’s overtaken Facebook, bought stakes in Snapchat, Tesla and Hollywood films, and has quietly risen to rival Google and Netflix<p>It is China’s web giant and has a string of high-profile investments spanning Snapchat, Spotify, Tesla and Hollywood film and TV. It is a sprawling corporate giant that …

Business

13 must

Google<p><i>Amazon</i><p><b>Title:</b> 'In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives'<p><b>Author:</b> Steven Levy<p><b>Amazon Rating:</b> 4.3/5<p><b>Book Description (via Amazon):</b> …

Marissa Mayer

Facebook can’t be fixed

<i>Facebook’s fundamental problem is not foreign interference, spam bots, trolls, or fame mongers. It’s the company’s core business model, and abandoning it is not an option.</i><p>Mark Zuckerberg has announced his annual “personal challenge,” which in the past has ranged from eating meat he personally kills …

Big Ideas

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now world’s richest

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has become the richest person in the world after making $6.1 billion in just five trading days in 2018 and is now …

Wealth

What Parents Can Learn From Steve Jobs and Bill Gates About Raising a Prodigy

Baby boomers and their successors may think they’re the first to be obsessed with precocious achievement, priming their children for the fast track …

Books

What Is Davos? 4 Things to Know About the World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland is fast approaching, and President Donald Trump plans to attend.<p>White House Press Secretary Sarah …

World Economic Forum

Who wants to live forever?

While a Silicon Valley futurist movement searches for the cure for death, two new novels lean into mortality<p>If you want a thoughtful book recommendation from a literary professional, visit your local independent bookstore. But if you're interested in the obsessions of America's mass market, nothing …

Entertainment

Letter to the Golden State Killer

<i>This piece is excerpted from “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer,” which will be published on February 27th by HarperCollins. The Golden State Killer is the name McNamara gave to an unidentified man who raped more than fifty women and likely killed</i> …

Culture

Jeff Bezos just made more in 5 days than most Americans would in 5 lifetimes

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has made $6.1 billion in just five trading days in 2018 and is now worth $105 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.<p>To put that in perspective, the average American household income (which includes married couples) is about $73,000 a year. (The average …

Wealth

5 Books Elon Musk Thinks Everyone Should Read

SpaceX founder Elon Musk reminds us of Marvin from The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy. In addition to being a perpetually miserable robot from …

Walter Isaacson

Trump Is Gonna Hang Out With A Bunch Of Actual Billionaires In Switzerland

The World Economic Forum in Davos is hoping the US president can provide its wealthy and/or powerful attendees "a direct perspective on US political and economic priorities."

World News

The case for Ethereum maximalism

Ethereum is going to win it all, the markets just haven’t realized it yet<p>So far, three cryptocurrencies—Bitcoin, Ripple, and Ethereum—have hit a …

Bitcoin

Asha Motwani Believes India Can Surpass Silicon Valley if it Identifies its Roots

One of Google's early Investors, she is betting big on the Indian start-up ecosystem<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It's not every day that you come across an investor who can proudly say that Google took shape under her nose. But <b>Asha Jadeja</b> …

Silicon Valley

Why Judaism Should Matter to You

Transcript<p>Friends, what an incredible privilege it is to be in this extraordinary gathering. I always thought there was no cure for the British cold, …

Jewish Culture

Meet the Search Engines

<i>Editor’s note: This is a chapter from Search Engine Journal’s new e-book, SEO 101: Learn the Basics of Search Engine Optimization. Want to read the</i> …

SEO

Tech Giants to Join Legal Battle Over Net Neutrality

Internet giants Amazon, Facebook, and Google plan to throw their collective weight behind efforts to save net neutrality.<p>The Internet Association, …

Net Neutrality