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  • Can RFID save brick-and-mortar retailers after all? @ Fortune - 1 hour 5 minutes ago

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor FORTUNE -- In June 2003, Linda Dillman, then CIO of Walmart (WMT), laid down the hammer. At a retail supply chain trade group meeting, she revealed that the retailer would require ...

  • FORTUNE -- Anki Drive's toy-sized ecosystem just got bigger. The San Francisco-based startup, which released its artificial intelligence-driven cars last October, unveiled two new tracks and two new cars ...

  • By Doron Levin FORTUNE -- General Motors Co. asked a federal court in Texas to postpone a lawsuit against it claiming damages and injuries from ignition-switch defects in models of GM cars built before ...

  • Level Money wants you to think before you spend @ Fortune - 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    FORTUNE -- Most financial services apps try to take the friction out of payments and make it easier to spend money. Level Money doesn't exactly want to turn the clock back, but it wants you to think before ...

  • FORTUNE -- This has been a trying season for fans of the Milwaukee Bucks, which tonight will close out a season in which it lost more than four times as many games as it won. Now things are getting even ...

  • This is how bureaucracy dies @ Fortune - 3 hours ago

    By Gary Hamel (TheMIX) -- If you've spent a lifetime accumulating and wielding bureaucratic power, and if you've calibrated your career progress by the steps you've taken up the corporate ladder, or by ...

  • JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon got either a 74% raise or a 37% pay cut, depending on the source. In fact, neither stat correctly reports his 2013 take home pay. By Paul Hodgson FORTUNE -- In January, news stories ...

  • By Stanley Bing FORTUNE -- Fortune columnist Stanley Bing's new book, The Curriculum: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master of the Business Arts, is published this week by HarperBusiness. The volume ...

  • FORTUNE -- Here's an interesting sequence of events, buried between the lines of a Samsung e-mail trail that Apple (AAPL) entered into evidence as part of its big patent infringement suit, now in its third ...

  • Why Google and Facebook are drooling over drone companies @ Fortune - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 3:32 PM EDT

    Interest in Titan Aerospace and others is not just about the "next billion" Internet users. FORTUNE -- For a few weeks last month, it seemed clear enough: Facebook (FB) would acquire the long-range ...

  • The enterprise still needs to swap out lots of old tech for new @ Fortune - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 12:54 PM EDT

    Where are today's CXOs in the tech cycle? By Mike Brown Jr., contributor FORTUNE -- Enormous changes are afoot in the C-suite at companies at every level of scale and growth. We built Bowery Capital on ...

  • Twitter plays defense with deal for Gnip @ Fortune - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 11:20 AM EDT

    FORTUNE – This morning Twitter (TWTR) acquired Gnip, a social data company, for an undisclosed amount. The deal will likely mint Gnip's early investors a healthy return, as the Boulder-based startup had ...

  • How to get your employees to be entrepreneurial @ Fortune - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 10:47 AM EDT

    By Deborah Ancona FORTUNE – Organizational change has never been easy, but in the past it was a little more straightforward. Fifty years ago, companies followed a basic blueprint. They had heroic leaders—a ...

  • In corporate wellness programs, wearables take a step forward @ Fortune - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 7:01 AM EDT

    By David Nield FORTUNE -- At times, it seems like the companies that make wearable gadgets have more interest in them than their customers do. Even as companies with little in common -- global sportswear ...

  • Citigroup's bad bank is doing better than its good one @ Fortune - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 5:05 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- If it wasn't for Citigroup's bad bank, Citi's results wouldn't look so good. On Monday, Citi (C) announced that its earnings in the first quarter were up 3.5% from a year ago to $3.9 billion. ...

  • Should Google know your deepest darkest secrets? @ Fortune - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 5:01 AM EDT

    With Google Glass on sale today, it's time to have serious talks about technology and privacy. By Christian Madsbjerg FORTUNE – Google opens up its Explorer Program today, offering the general public an ...

  • What's next for Dropbox? @ Fortune - Mon, Apr 14, 2014 6:22 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Last week, cloud file storage company Dropbox unveiled an array of new tools designed to capture a greater share of your online life. The new applications included tweaked versions of Mailbox, ...

  • Time is running out for Box competitors @ Fortune - Mon, Apr 14, 2014 2:41 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- How many enterprise file-sharing services whose names don't start and end with the word "Box" can the market support? Probably not as many as are currently out there. The long-term ...

  • Getting along at work: A primer on personal intelligence @ Fortune - Mon, Apr 14, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

    By John D. Mayer FORTUNE -- Most of us would prefer to get through the workday without a scuffle. After all, very few of us are actively looking for a fight. That said, getting along with our colleagues ...

  • Massachusetts' clever immigration reform workaround @ Fortune - Mon, Apr 14, 2014 10:50 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- In America's battle to keep the foreign entrepreneurs it trains, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has thrown down a massive gauntlet. In announcing a broad economic growth package last week, ...

  • FORTUNE – Mark Zuckerberg's acquisitions have a formula: They never, ever leak because they come together quickly. Facebook (FB)'s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, for example, was reportedly sealed ...

  • Why isn't Apple suing Google? @ Fortune - Mon, Apr 14, 2014 4:12 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Watching Apple's (AAPL) patent infringement trial from afar -- today, it's from Prague -- I can't tell if the jury got as clear an explanation of where Apple's so-called "quick link" ...

  • Joe Nocera's thing about Apple @ Fortune - Sun, Apr 13, 2014 5:15 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- As I said the last time I wrote about him, I've met Joe Nocera and he seems like a nice guy. He's had a distinguished career as a business journalist -- including more than a decade at Fortune ...

  • Tinder isn't worth $5 billion, but it's valuable, investors say @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 5:39 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Tinder may not be worth $5 billion, but investors say the dating app remains an extremely valuable product. A Bloomberg report Friday that said IAC /InteraActiveCorp., owned by Barry Diller, ...

  • Eight pricey stocks haunting the Nasdaq @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 3:54 PM EDT

    By Shawn Tully FORTUNE -- The Nasdaq boosters can't be kept down: The recent selloff, they insist, is a frenzied over-reaction that's serving up even better buys. On April 10th, the Nasdaq composite index ...

  • JPMorgan loses money every time it makes a mortgage @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 3:39 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- If you are wondering why you can't get a mortgage, here's an answer: Every time JPMorgan Chase makes a home loan, it loses money, $1,500 on average. That might not make JPMorgan want to make ...

  • By John Gaudiosi FORTUNE -- Baseball season is in full swing. It's early enough in the spring that fans of every team still feel like they have a shot at the pennant. There's a sense of hope and excitement. ...

  • Does signing up for Obamacare make you a cybercrime target? @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 2:23 PM EDT

    By Jen Wieczner FORTUNE -- If you're in compliance with the law commonly known as Obamacare, you've probably signed up for health insurance by now. While that coverage is meant to protect you physically ...

  • GM ignition recall earnings hit: $1.3 billion in first quarter @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 12:07 PM EDT

    By Doron Levin FORTUNE -- General Motors Co. warned investors and Wall Street that the financial cost of its mushrooming investigation into defective ignition switches all but assures a first-quarter deficit ...

  • By Doron Levin FORTUNE -- If you're a well-to-do Dallas rancher with a bit of grey at the temples you'll likely be drawn to the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, the fourth generation of the brand's large, luxurious ...

  • Welcome to the MBA business plan battle royale @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Want to start a business? So does everyone else. More than 500 teams applied to participate in the richest business plan competition in the world, Rice University's Business Plan Competition ...

  • Why taxing Corporate America is hard to do @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    By Edward Alden and Rebecca Strauss FORTUNE – The U.S. system for taxing corporate profits is outdated, ineffective at raising revenue, and creates perverse incentives for companies to shelter profits ...

  • How investing in curiosity pays off big at Discovery @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 8:11 AM EDT

    This is Part 4 of a series for Fortune.com by Jim Stengel, former global CMO of Procter & Gamble and author of Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World's Greatest Companies. In today's Guest ...

  • Fracking's hottest year in China @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 7:06 AM EDT

    By Scott Cendrowski FORTUNE -- For more than a year China's goal of recovering 6.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas by 2015 via hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, seemed like a pipe dream. The figure ...

  • Apple docs: Samsung misled investors about Galaxy Tab sales @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 6:09 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- We were skeptical in January 2011 when Strategy Analytics reported -- based on a vague comment made to investors by a Samsung vice president -- that the company had already shipped 2 million ...

  • Dollar stores face hard times @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 5:03 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- It's a rough retail environment out there, even for the least expensive of goods. On Tuesday, Family Dollar (FDO) announced that its profits had declined 35% in the second quarter as comparable ...

  • Grand tour of the Apple retail palaces of Europe: Berlin @ Fortune - Fri, Apr 11, 2014 2:55 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- After Paris, the big Apple Store on the tree-lined Kurf?rstendamm -- the wide boulevard that is Berlin's version of the Champs-?lys?es -- was a bit of a shock. The classical Greek revival facade, ...

  • Four tips for negotiating a new tech job @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 5:09 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- So you have a job offer. Congrats. Your next step is to negotiate. Assuming you want the job, a productive back-and-forth with the employer over your requirements is to be expected in any hiring ...

  • The untold story of American Airlines' big payout @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 4:53 PM EDT

    By Shawn Tully FORTUNE -- When American Airlines declared bankruptcy around Thanksgiving of 2011, it seemed inconceivable that its shareholders would recover even a tiny sliver of their investment. Indeed, ...

  • Citi may be in more legal hot water @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 4:40 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Citigroup may be getting itself into more trouble. In the past week or so, Citi has reportedly been indicating it may not reach a return on tangible common equity -- a key metric for investors ...

  • Murdoch talks about wooing DreamWorks chief to Fox @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 3:30 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Rupert Murdoch, in an exclusive interview released today in the new issue of Fortune, confirms the rumor churning through Hollywood: He is trying to lure Stacey Snider, the co-chairman and CEO ...

  • Goldman Sachs to invest in AvePoint @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 2:35 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Goldman Sachs (GS) has agreed to acquire a minority equity stake in AvePoint, a New Jersey-based provider of big data management, governance and compliance software for social collaboration ...

  • Private equity tax breaks: How long will they last? @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 2:14 PM EDT

    By Eileen Appelbaum FORTUNE – With the annual tax deadline approaching next week, middle class Americans may be wondering how private equity titans like Mitt Romney get away with such low tax rates on ...

  • eBay gets 'even' with Carl Icahn @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 12:12 PM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Carl Icahn today ended his three-month old feud with eBay Inc. (EBAY), agreeing to withdraw his nominations for two board seats and his insistence that the company sell a minority stake in its ...

  • Blocking Comcast-TWC will not fix America's Internet monopoly @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 11:28 AM EDT

    FORTUNE -- Most Americans can commiserate with Senator John McCain -- our cable bills are rising fast and we're fed up with it. We don't want to pay for channels we don't watch, and we certainly don't ...

  • Two GM engineers placed on paid leave in admission safety recall @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 11:27 AM EDT

    By Doron Levin FORTUNE -- The investigation into defective General Motors Co. ignition switches and their link to traffic fatalities gained intensity as two GM engineers were placed on paid leave and Wall ...

  • How to scale up your team @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 10:39 AM EDT

    The best teams are small, have many women, and know how to have a good fight By Robert Sutton FORTUNE -- My Stanford University colleague Huggy Rao spent seven years studying how organizations scale up ...

  • Five secrets to building killer teams @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 7:49 AM EDT

    By Jennifer Alsever FORTUNE -- Some of the best performing corporations and institutions are those that encourage and enable teamwork—in the C-suite, within groups and across divisions. The secret to a ...

  • Pepperidge Farm president: I failed grad school and bounced back @ Fortune - Thu, Apr 10, 2014 7:48 AM EDT

    From entrepreneur to corporate all-star, Irene Chang Britt talks to Fortune about her road to success. FORTUNE -- Pepperidge Farm (CPB) president Irene Chang Britt launched her career running a bike shop ...

  • FORTUNE -- "I had a very bad month in January and February. I had a fall in San Francisco. I fell on my head," says Rupert Murdoch in an exclusive interview with Fortune Magazine that covers ...

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