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Dorinda Elliott / Fast Company:
Tencent: the Chinese internet giant founded by Ma “Pony” Huateng guns for global expansion   —  Tencent: The Secretive, Chinese Tech Giant That Can Rival Facebook and Amazon  —  China's most powerful Internet company is headquartered in a bland, glassy tower in southern Shenzhen.
Apr 20, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Jon Gertner / Fast Company:
Inside Google X: lab reveals it experimented with space elevators and hoverboards   —  The Truth About Google X: An Exclusive Look Behind The Secretive Lab's Closed Doors  —  Astro Teller is sharing a story about something bad.  Or maybe it's something good.  At Google X, it's sometimes hard to know the difference.
Apr 15, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
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

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