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Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Starbucks's Shoddy Square Rollout Baffles Baristas, Confuses Customers   —  The Starbucks clerk was at a loss.  I had just ordered a mocha Frappuccino and asked to pay with Square, a service that allows customers to purchase goods at the coffeehouse chain via their smartphone.  “What?
Mar 20, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Elizabeth Spiers / Fast Company:
Exclusive: Eric Lefkofsky's First Interview As Groupon's CEO   —  The chairman and cofounder of the beleaguered company defends daily deals, opens up about its problems, and tries to redefine the service as a next-generation Costco.  —  Where was Groupon chairman and cofounder Eric Lefkosky …
Mar 13, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Vevo To Launch Traditional TV Channel, Graduate From YouTube   —  Today at SXSW, Vevo plans to introduce Vevo TV, a “fully programmed, linear, 24/7, lean-back experience,” CEO Rio Caraeff tells Fast Company, which he stresses will be “more TV-like” than the traditional Vevo experience.
Mar 12, 2013, 1:05 PMIn context
Kit Eaton / Fast Company:
Google Joins NFC Forum's Board Of Directors, As Our Wireless Pay Future Comes Into Focus   —  Google wants a driving seat in wireless payment and data tech.  —  Google was already a “Principal” member of the NFC Forum, an industry body with a mission to advance all the different aspects of Near Field Communications wireless tech.
Mar 6, 2013, 8:25 AMIn context
Elizabeth Spiers / Fast Company:
Exclusive: Andrew Mason's Last Interview As Groupon CEO   —  One month ago, I interviewed then-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason for a forthcoming Fast Company feature on the future of Groupon.  His performance—at turns, defensive, weary, combative, and naïve—foreshadowed his firing on Thursday.
Mar 1, 2013, 8:40 PMIn context
Kevin Purdy / Fast Company:
Lady Gaga, BBQ Ribs, And The Invisible Hand That Moves Your Brand's Fans To Respond   —  Kelly Abbott's Realtidbits provides custom comment systems and visitor data to Lady Gaga, the Washington Post, Suicide Girls, and AmazingRibs.com, among others.  Its secret sauce?  “Heavy listening.”
Feb 20, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Neal Ungerleider / Fast Company:
Barack Obama Is The First Cyber War President, But A President Can't Win A Cyber War   —  The Commander-in-Chief has made a massive troop reassignment to U.S. Cyber Command and pushed new legislation and executive orders expanding pre-emptive cyber attacks, but it'll take more innovation …
Feb 12, 2013, 10:40 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Solving Problems The Square Way   —  Late last year, web design lead Geoff Koops sat in an interview opposite Jack Dorsey.  He was considering leaving Apple for Square, but before that was even option, he had to clear this most important hurdle in the interview process.
Jan 24, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
First Look: At New Studios, Randi Zuckerberg Directs A Silicon Valley Version Of Hollywood   —  With a new 12,000-square-foot video suite in Menlo Park, Randi Zuckerberg is betting on the Valley to be the next big media town.  It's right in the sweet spot, she says.
Jan 23, 2013, 10:25 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Inside Netflix's Project Griffin: The Forgotten History Of Roku Under Reed Hastings   —  They codenamed the top-secret project “Griffin,” after Tim Robbins' character from the film “The Player.”  After all, that's what the team was building: The Netflix Player, a black and boxy device …
Jan 23, 2013, 1:40 PMIn context

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