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Nick Bilton / Vanity Fair:
Observations of notable investors as they confront the seemingly ubiquitous signs of a tech bubble   —  Is Silicon Valley in Another Bubble . . . and What Could Burst It?  —  With the tech industry awash in cash and 100 “unicorn” start-ups now valued at $1 billion or more, Silicon Valley can't escape the question.
Sep 1, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Nancy Jo Sales / Vanity Fair:
Inside the hookup culture accelerated by the rapid rise of Tinder and other dating apps   —  Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”  —  As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren't liking what they see.  —  It's a balmy night in Manhattan's financial district …
Aug 12, 2015, 1:40 AMIn context
Keith Gessen / Vanity Fair:
How Did Amazon End Up as Literary Enemy No. 1?   —  Amazon's war with publishing giant Hachette over e-book pricing has earned it a black eye in the media, with the likes of Philip Roth, James Patterson, and Stephen Colbert demanding that the online mega-store stand down.
Nov 8, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Vanity Fair:
Behind Travis Kalanick's fighting instinct, how Andreessen Horowitz missed the boat on Uber's Series B, and how Kalanick attempted to hamper Lyft's fundraising   —  Man and Uber Man  —  Uber, Travis Kalanick's smartphone-based car service, has been valued at $18.2 billion, but its C.E.O. still spends a lot of his time on the warpath.
Nov 5, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context
Bethany McLean / Vanity Fair:
Can C.E.O. Satya Nadella Save Microsoft?   —  The Empire Reboots  —  Over the last decade, as the biggest force in tech history hurtled toward irrelevance (albeit lucratively), a few blamed Microsoft' s woes on founder Bill Gates, while most pointed to his successor as C.E.O., Steve Ballmer.
Oct 8, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Kia Makarechi / Vanity Fair:
Renowned industrial designer Marc Newson to join Apple's design team, will remain based in UK   —  Marc Newson to Join Apple's Design Team (Exclusive)  —  Designer Marc Newson is joining Apple as part of senior vice president of design Jonathan Ive's team, the company told VF Daily on Friday.
Sep 5, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Kurt Eichenwald / Vanity Fair:
The Great Smartphone War: Apple vs. Samsung   —  For three years, Apple and Samsung have clashed on a scale almost unprecedented in business history, their legal war costing more than a billion dollars and spanning four continents.  Beginning with the super-secret project that created the iPhone …
May 5, 2014, 5:05 PMIn context
Vanessa Grigoriadis / Vanity Fair:
Sergey Brin and Amanda Rosenberg: Inside the Google Co-Founder's Romance with the Google Glass Marketing Manager   —  The story behind Google co-founder Sergey Brin's liaison with Google Glass marketing manager Amanda Rosenberg—and his split from his wife, genetic-testing entrepreneur Anne Wojcicki— has a decidedly futuristic edge.
Mar 12, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Bethany McLean / Vanity Fair:
Is Marissa Mayer Helping Yahoo - or Hurting the Struggling Tech Giant?   —  As one of Google's highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style.
Dec 6, 2013, 7:10 PMIn context
Nancy Jo Sales / Vanity Fair:
An anecdotal look at the enabling role of social apps in the sexual interactions of teens   —  Friends Without Benefits  —  This year, 81 percent of Internet-using teenagers in America reported that they are active on social-networking sites, more than ever before.
Sep 30, 2013, 8:50 PMIn context

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