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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
Michael Lewis / Vanity Fair:
Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer?   —  A month after ace programmer Sergey Aleynikov left Goldman Sachs, he was arrested.  Exactly what he'd done neither the F.B.I., which interrogated him, nor the jury, which convicted him a year later, seemed to understand.
Aug 4, 2013, 3:40 PMIn context
Michael Joseph Gross / Vanity Fair:
The Changing and Terrifying Nature of the New Cyber-Warfare   —  On the hidden battlefields of history's first known cyber-war, the casualties are piling up.  In the U.S., many banks have been hit, and the telecommunications industry seriously damaged, likely in retaliation for several major attacks on Iran.
Jun 9, 2013, 5:05 PMIn context

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