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
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
Fortune editor Adam Lashinsky's response to readers -- who were upset about a LinkedIn post he wrote pointing to a paywalled article -- shows a lack of understanding of both paywalls and how to use social platforms.
Adam Lashinsky’s new book Inside Apple offers lots of intriguing material about Steve Jobs and the strategic choices, design principles, and business tactics that created the most valuable company on earth. But for all of Lashinsky’s...Show More Summary
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
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
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
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
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 [...]
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
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
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
“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...
Adam Lashinsky, a senior editor-at-large at Fortune, just laid into Facebook management and employees. Their arguments for why the company had to go public don't make sense, he writes. Early in its life as a private company, becauseShow More Summary
He probably reads more newspapers than you.
Chat from Fortune Brainstorm Tech where Inside Apple’s Adam Lashinsky asks Gene “Apple Television” Munster and Asymco’s Horace Diedu about a post Steve Jobs Apple and the biggest risks in the future. Non-Flash here.
Have you ever wondered how Apple does it? How they make such amazing products with incredible attention to detail and utmost secrecy? Adam Lashinsky’s Inside Apple blows the lid off, explaining everything about Apple that they don’t want you to know. Apple is like no other company in the world. If you’re reading this website,
Fortune's Adam Lashinsky wants LinkedIn's professional social networking features baked into Microsoft Outlook. He wants it so badly that he pitched LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on the idea of Microsoft buying the company in the middle of...Show More Summary
Earlier this week I blogged Some thoughts on focus quoting from former Apple exec Adam Lashinsky to make the point that many startups would benefit by focusing more, and concluding that unless a team feels real pain from the potential lost opportunity of projects that haven’t made the cut then it probably isn’t focusing [...]
Tim Cook appears to have a great deal of admiration for Facebook. In Adam Lashinsky's latest mega-report on the state of Apple, he says Tim Cook told a room full of Apple investors Facebook is, "the one company that is closest to being...Show More Summary