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Austin Carr / Fast Company:
The long history of MyMagic+ and MagicBand, the technologies Disney hopes will modernize its theme parks   —  The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness  —  Bob Iger wanted approval.  It was February 2011, and the Walt Disney Co. CEO gathered his board of directors inside an intimate theater …
Apr 19, 2015, 6:45 PMIn context
Nicole LaPorte / Fast Company:
An inside look at HBO's strategy to compete with Netflix by launching HBO Now   —  HBO to Netflix: Bring it on  —  On a frigid winter Friday in Manhattan's MediaGulch, HBO CEO Richard Plepler glides through the doors of a power-lunch spot called the Lambs Club.
Apr 7, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
J.J. McCorvey / Fast Company:
How Drew Houston ensures that Dropbox keeps thriving while competing with Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Tencent   —  Dropbox versus the world  —  The new tech war is a battle to own your digital data.  Dropbox's 32-year-old CEO thinks he can thwart the world's most formidable titans.
Mar 31, 2015, 9:50 AMIn context
Rebecca Greenfield / Fast Company:
UN Women Says It Has No Plans To Collaborate With Uber On Job Creation   —  Just 10 days after Uber announced a global program to get more women drivers, UN Women has backed away from its highly publicized partnership to create 1 million jobs for women.  “We will not collaborate with Uber on job creation …
Mar 20, 2015, 6:45 PMIn context
Fast Company:
Tim Cook on Apple's Future: Everything Can Change Except Values   —  Tim Cook: Steve felt that most people live in a small box.  They think they can't influence or change things a lot.  I think he would probably call that a limited life.  And more than anybody I've ever met, Steve never accepted that.
Mar 18, 2015, 7:25 AMIn context
Fast Company:
Tim Cook talks about his friendship with Steve in an excerpt from “Becoming Steve Jobs”, available March 24   —  The Steve Jobs You Didn't Know: Kind, Patient, And Human  —  According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, he first learned about Steve's need for a liver transplant in January 2009.
Mar 18, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Max Chafkin / Fast Company:
YC-backed nonprofit DemocracyOS runs a small political party in Argentina that votes based on polling it conducts online   —  Why Y Combinator Funded a Radical Political Party in Argentina  —  “I got my five guys!”  —  It's a Wednesday morning in mid-February, and Pia Mancini isn't talking about hamburgers.
Mar 15, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Nikita Richardson / Fast Company:
BuzzFeed launches Tinder-like Cute or Not to rate pet photos, plans to launch more experimental apps, saying it will be “year of apps” for company   —  BuzzFeed's Silly New Animals App Is Very Smart Business  —  BuzzFeed just launched a Tinder for pets.  Here's why that's a shrewd move.
Feb 28, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Neal Ungerleider / Fast Company:
Mobile news app startup Circa launches fully featured responsive website   —  Why Circa's bringing news from smartphones to...your work computer?  —  Mobile news app Circa is gearing up for a big change: They're jumping to the web.  A new responsive web homepage was officially unveiled …
Feb 26, 2015, 2:55 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
How Line fused messaging, gaming, and merchandising into a pop culture phenomenon in Japan   —  How Japan's Line App Became A Culture-Changing, Revenue-Generating Phenomenon  —  IT'S ALREADY A POWERHOUSE IN MESSAGING, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MERCHANDISE, WITH PAYMENTS AND MORE ON THE WAY.  NEXT STOP: AMERICA.
Feb 22, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context

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