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Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Who Needs Starbucks?  Dwolla Gets Into Gov't With Iowa Tax-Paying Plan   —  This could save you money—and make the company much more of it.  —  Paying taxes in Iowa could soon be a tad less annoying than in other states.  —  That's because Iowa is accepting some tax payments using startup …
Jan 22, 2013, 12:35 PMIn context
David Zax / Fast Company:
This 15-Year-Old Built An App To Help His High School Debate Team.  It Could Do Much More Than That   —  Tanay Tandon, high school sophomore, put out a Flipboard-like app last week called Clipped.  What's it like to be a teen prodigy hacker juggling the demands of high school?
Jan 8, 2013, 8:25 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / Fast Company:
Walmart's Evolution From Big Box Giant To E-Commerce Innovator   —  Walmart, the world's largest retailer, embraces social, mobile, and the startup spirit to compete against Amazon.  Will it be enough?  —  Jeremy King was ignoring the largest retailer in the world.
Nov 26, 2012, 9:40 PMIn context
Robert Greene / Fast Company:
The Aha!  Moments That Made Paul Graham's Y Combinator Possible   —  When it comes to funding startups, Y Combinator is an incubation machine.  And behind it all are founder Paul Graham's unique insights about what constitutes true innovation.  —  In the summer of 1995 …
Nov 13, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Chris Dannen / Fast Company:
The Magical Tech Behind Paper For iPad's Color-Mixing Perfection   —  In the new version of Paper released last week, you mix colors with your fingers, like it's paint—only somehow more beautiful.  This one magical feature burned a year of development time, resurrected the work of two dead German scientists, and got Apple's attention.
Nov 8, 2012, 6:55 PMIn context
Nicole Laporte / Fast Company:
Hulu Struggles To Survive The Influence Of Its Parent Companies   —  Jason Kilar's vision for Hulu transformed web video.  So why is Hulu in trouble and Kilar rumored to be on his way out?  Because his vision transformed web video.  —  It's an unseasonably warm summer day, and Jason Kilar is …
Oct 12, 2012, 7:45 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
No Filter: How Instagram Caused Hipstamatic To Lose Focus And Gamble On Social   —  The inside story of Hipstamatic's struggle to keep pace in the white-hot photo-sharing space.  In part two of the saga, Facebook's billion-dollar acquisition of Instagram rattles Hipstamatic …
Oct 11, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Christina Chaey / Fast Company:
Rdio To Pay Musicians $10 For Each New Subscriber They Attract   —  “We know a business that doesn't reward its most important contributors is a business that has to change,” says Rdio's Janus Friis.  —  Digital music streaming company Rdio is testing a new program that will pay artists …
Oct 2, 2012, 7:15 PMIn context
Christina Chaey / Fast Company:
Clucks Is Draw Something Meets Viddy, And AOL's First Mobile Game   —  The monolithic tech company wants to use addictive games to get us all creating and sharing more videos.  Will it work?  —  Last year, AOL purchased a sprawling real estate property in startup mecca Palo Alto.
Sep 27, 2012, 11:20 PMIn context
Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Reddit Is Getting A Dwolla and Stripe-Powered Fundraising Button   —  Redditors have used “the front page of the Internet” for all kinds of good deeds—from raising Haiti relief funds to sending a bus monitor on a permanent vacation.  New tools could make those efforts easier.
Aug 27, 2012, 3:50 PMIn context

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