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Adam Satariano / Businessweek:
Behind Apple's program to devise quick fixes in the factory for glitches found in new devices   —  Apple's iPhone 6 First Responders  —  As Apple (AAPL) prepares to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, engineers are toiling in secrecy to make sure everything works properly.  Their task won't end when the phone goes on sale.
Sep 6, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:
Intellectual Ventures: Patent Troll Funds Startups, New Products   —  The dietary habits of Finland's populace went through a drastic change in 2011.  Thanks to the low-carb craze and a rising preference for all-natural products, Finns started eating butter with impunity.
Sep 4, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
An entire Hollywood-like industry has grown around YouTube creators   —  Hollywood's Big-Money YouTube Hit Factory  —  When Brian Robbins first told people he was going full time into the YouTube (GOOG) business, his colleagues in Hollywood were incredulous.  “My agent, my lawyer, my dad—people thought I was crazy,” he says.
Aug 28, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Why Amazon wants Twitch: advertising, owning video content people like and engage with   —  Why Amazon Is Paying $1 Billion to Help People Watch Video Games  —  For months Twitch, the video game streaming service, was supposedly putting the finishing touches on a deal with Google.
Aug 25, 2014, 6:15 PMIn context
Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:
Intellectual Ventures lays off 140 employees, about 20% of its workforce   —  Mass Layoffs Hit Intellectual Ventures' Patent Factory  —  Intellectual Ventures, the company Silicon Valley loves to despise, is laying off about 20 percent of its employees, Bloomberg Businessweek has learned.
Aug 19, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Joel Stein / Businessweek:
Silicon Valley Tech Entrepreneurs: Behind the Stereotype   —  Sam Altman sits behind his desk with his knees pulled up to his chest, eating dried apricots.  He's 29, but even the most laissez-faire bartender would card him.  His hand is forever grabbing his hair while he thinks, making it stick up in Einsteinian tufts.
Aug 7, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:
Amazon's Cloud Is One of the Fastest-Growing Software Businesses in History   —  Five billion dollars.  —  That's how much Amazon.com (AMZN) will rake in from its cloud computing business this year, according to a new estimate from Pacific Crest Securities.  If true, it's an incredible figure.
Jul 19, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Michael Riley / Businessweek:
Russian hackers planted malware on poorly-defended NASDAQ servers in 2010, possibly to clone the exchange's technology   —  How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq  —  In October 2010, a Federal Bureau of Investigation system monitoring U.S. Internet traffic picked up an alert.
Jul 17, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Businessweek:
Hospitals Are Mining Patients' Credit Card Data to Predict Who Will Get Sick   —  Imagine getting a call from your doctor if you let your gym membership lapse, make a habit of buying candy bars at the checkout counter, or begin shopping at plus-size clothing stores.
Jul 5, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nick Summers / Businessweek:
How Tinder, created by a team of five, mythologized its founding story and excluded plaintiff Whitney Wolfe   —  Tinder's Forgotten Woman: Whitney Wolfe, Sexism, and Startup Creation Myths  —  Whitney Wolfe, a former vice president for marketing at Tinder, the wildly popular hookup facilitation app …
Jul 2, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context

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