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Max Chafkin / Fast Company:
The story of Better Place, Shai Agassi's failed electric car startup that raised nearly $1B   —  A Broken Place: The Spectacular Failure Of The Startup That Was Going To Change The World  —  “So this is the car.”  I'm standing outside a shopping mall somewhere in Tel Aviv, Israel, as Guy Pross shows me his ride.
Apr 7, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Instagram Testing Facebook Places Integration To Replace Foursquare   —  Popular photo-sharing app Instagram is testing integration with Facebook Places, Facebook's venue database.  Facebook, of course, owns Instagram.  The experiment signals that Instagram may eventually wean itself off …
Mar 25, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Airbnb hopes to offer services for “the entire trip”, including transport, cleaning, and more   —  Inside Airbnb's Grand Hotel Plans  —  HOW BRIAN CHESKY, THE MILLENNIAL IMPRESARIO BEHIND RED-HOT AIRBNB, TEAMED UP WITH CHIP CONLEY, THE HOTEL INDUSTRY'S LAST BLACK-SHEEP INNOVATOR …
Mar 17, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Om Malik / Fast Company:
Today's tech companies must build what they can't buy or risk losing control of their fate   —  Masters of Their Own Destiny  —  Like clockwork, apple introduces an upgrade to its iconic iPhone each year.  Sometimes it's thinner or less curved, but much like a new Porsche, you can look at it and think nothing's changed.
Mar 4, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Microsoft Injects $15M Into Foursquare, Strikes Licensing Deal For Location Data   —  The big news from Microsoft this week isn't only about its new CEO Satya Nadella.  —  Today, the company announced that it has made a $15 million strategic investment in Foursquare, the New York-based startup focused …
Feb 4, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context
Alice Truong / Fast Company:
Following Arrest, BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem Resigns From Bitcoin Foundation   —  The day after BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem was arrested on money-laundering charges, the 24-year-old has resigned from the Bitcoin Foundation, where he was a founding member and had served as vice chairman since 2012.
Jan 28, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Jeff Chu / Fast Company:
Can Apple's Angela Ahrendts Spark A Retail Revolution?   —  When the Burberry CEO takes over as Apple's retail chief this spring, she'll arrive with a sterling track record and an open, collaborative spirit that's sure to shake things up in the executive ranks.
Jan 7, 2014, 5:55 AMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
All Of The Ways Apple's New Free Mac OS Hurts Microsoft Windows   —  Apple announced today that Mavericks, its latest version of Mac OS X, will be free for all Mac users to download.  Windows 8.1 is still $119.99.  —  Apple products are usually seen as expensive if not out of reach for average consumers …
Oct 23, 2013, 12:45 AMIn context
Alice Truong / Fast Company:
Signifyd Connecting Online and Offline Data to Detect Fraud   —  SIGNIFYD'S E-COMMERCE FRAUD PROGRAM ANALYZES 120 RISK INDICATORS, INCLUDING PUBLIC RECORDS, MERCHANT BLACKLISTS, SOCIAL GRAPHS, AND GEOLOCATION.  —  Setting up shop on the Internet comes with risks.
Oct 17, 2013, 6:40 AMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Anki Drive Is Racing Google, Not Other Toy Makers   —  TODAY, ANKI, THE PROMISING ROBOTICS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COMPANY, RELEASES ITS FIRST PRODUCT, ANKI DRIVE.  BUT CEO BORIS SOFMAN SAYS THE TOY CAR IS JUST A STEPPING STONE FOR LARGER INNOVATIONS.  —  Anki made its debut in June …
Oct 16, 2013, 9:40 PMIn context

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