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Why Oracle can't buy Workday (ORCL, WDAY)

The myth in the enterprise software world is that any company that succeeds will eventually "either fall apart or be bought by Oracle," Fortune editor Adam Lashinsky joked with Aneel Bhusri, CEO of Workday. Bhusri didn't miss a beat and shot back. Show More Summary

Tim Cook will give away his Apple fortune

This is probably not what Steve Jobs would do. In an interview with Fortune's Adam Lashinsky this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that he will give away his Apple fortune — at least $700 million — before he dies. The only direct contribution...Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'plans to give away all his wealth' (AAPL)

Tim Cook intends to "give away all his wealth" after providing for his 10-year-old nephew, according to a new profile of the Apple CEO in Fortune. Cook spoke to Adam Lashinsky extensively on a range of issues, including his outspoken support for a number of social issues. Show More Summary

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: Working at Oracle gave me a 'really empty feeling' because we didn't give enough back (CRM)

Marc Benioff wants tech entrepreneurs to give back. In an interview with Fortune's Adam Lashinsky at the Launch Festival in San Francisco, he talked about how philanthropy impacts everything he does in life and in work. He talked about working for Larry Ellison at Oracle from 1986 to 1999: "We had this really great experience. Show More Summary

Nest's Tony Fadell Will Now Be In Charge Of Google Glass (GOOG)

The Google Glass team will reportedly break from the Google X research lab to instead start reporting to Tony Fadell, CEO of Nest, the smart thermostat company Google bought last year for $3.2 billion, Fortune's Adam Lashinsky reports. Show More Summary

Here's What Steve Jobs Told Bill Campbell About Advising Apple And Google At The Same Time

Fortune just posted an interview with Intuit chairman Bill Campbell, who stepped down from Apple's board of directors today. Campbell, a longtime Steve Jobs ally, spoke to Adam Lashinsky about his relationship with the legendary innovator. Show More Summary

Tony Fadell on Jobs and Nest: ‘I would have loved to have been able to show it to him’

Adam Lashinsky has posted an extensive profile of ex-Apple executive Tony Fadell, who now runs Nest. Fadell, now a Google employee due to Nest’s acquisition in January, shares some anecdotes about his work with Steve Jobs. In particular, Fadell says that Steve Jobs would be frustrated by his questioning. He also voices his disappointment that he was never able […]

Is Apple going to run its stores off renewable energy?

It's a well-known fact that Apple is committed to going as green as possible, and now they're hoping to make every one of their stores run on renewable energy. Speaking to Fortune Senior Editor, Adam Lashinsky, Apple's VP of...

Now Tech Companies Are Trying To Bribe Journalists With Pre-IPO Stock....

Here's a startling story about the extent of the hubris in Silicon Valley these days, as well as the lengths tech companies are currently willing to go to win favor and buzz... A leading technology journalist, Adam Lashinsky, writes that he was just offered pre-IPO stock in Arista Networks, a company that makes a new networking technology. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Tom Perkins

Dear Mr. Perkins, Recently, you told Adam Lashinsky at a speaking engagement that you had an idea that would change the world. You said that the government should enact the "Tom Perkins system" for voting rights whereby, "If you payShow More Summary

The Latest in the Carl Icahn / Apple Romance

Writing for Fortune, Adam Lashinsky says “Icahn blinked”: So what is the new level? CNBC, citing a source, says Icahn wants $50 billion now, and that he’d like it by the end of the current fiscal year, which is 10 months away. Icahn didn’t tell Time that figure, and he hasn’t yet tweeted it. Show More Summary

Live Nation CEO On Ticketing, Irving Azoff and The Future Of Live Touring [VIDEO]

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino sat down with Fortune Magazine's 's Adam Lashinsky at this year's Brainstorm Tech for a wide-ranging discussion about the current and future state of the live touring industry. During the interview, Rapino...Show More Summary

Seeing Apple in Microsoft’s Reorganization

Adam Lashinsky: One of the key learnings of my research on Apple over the past five years has been the extraordinary degree to which Apple is organized by function. No other company its size has the audacity o organize this way as opposed to the typical corporation’s divisional structure. Show More Summary

The Macalope: Projection

2 years agoTechnology / Apple : Mac Word

Writing for Fortune, Adam Lashinsky sets up the great argument of our time: “Apple: Game over or room to grow?” (tip o’ the antlers to the Jony Ive parody account on Twitter). And then whiffs on it. But there’s no question: Apple has lost a step since the death of Steve Jobs. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Author Of 'Inside Apple' Trashes Tim Cook's Performance Last Night (AAPL)

Adam Lashinsky, author of the excellent "Inside Apple" was not impressed by Tim Cook's 81-minute interview at the D11 conference. Writing for Fortune, Lashinsky said, "In trying to cover Tim Cook's roundly criticized performance at a...Show More Summary

Apple loyalty test rumor debunked

3 years agoHumor : Boing Boing

Derived from Adam Lashinsky's Inside Apple, rumors spread of "fake" engineering projects within Apple, crafted to expose leakers. Not quite, reports Jacqui Cheng: "Our own sources acknowledged that Apple may not tell an engineer what project he or she is about to work on until the time comes, which is what Lashinsky was talking about [...]

Do New Apple Engineers Really Have To Work On Fake Projects?

There’s a belief that Apple makes new engineers work on fake products until they can be trusted. According one of the company’s former employees, Adam Lashinsky, who published the book Inside Apple last January, the Cupertino company hires people into so-called “dummy positions” until it’s confident that they can be a part of upcoming products without [...]Show More Summary

Claims of Apple Putting New Hires to Work on 'Fake' Projects Questioned, Found Unlikely

Just over a year ago, a LinkedIn Q&A session with Inside Apple author Adam Lashinsky generated some attention for an exchange with a former Apple employee in the audience who reported that new Apple hires are sometimes placed on "fake" projects during a probationary period. Show More Summary

Here's The Highest-Paid Executive At Amazon.com (AMZN)

Amazon.com is a huge online retailer which does almost $60 billion a year in sales. But it doesn't pay its executives high salaries, as Fortune's Adam Lashinsky notes in his recent cover story: For example, Jeff Wilke, who runs Amazon's North American consumer business, one of its largest, earned a salary last year of $165,000. Show More Summary

Tony Fadell on how innovation starts with frustration, the challenge of the iPod and founder-led companies

“Innovation starts with frustration,” says iPod designer and Nest thermostat creator Tony Fadell at the Boxworks conference in an interview with author Adam Lashinsky. “Frustration, and then curiosity.” Fadell, now of...

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