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
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
Earlier this week, Adam Lashinsky of Fortune published a lengthy and interesting piece profiling former Apple executive, famed Nest CEO, and current Google employee Tony Fadell. While much is already known about Fadell's ascension to prominence --...
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 […]
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...
The dotcom bubble wasn't all piano-jumping and socket puppets. It also involved bribing tech journalists with startup equity. Fortune's Adam Lashinsky reports that it's happening again. In fact, he just got an offer himself, straight from the CEO of a startup he covered. Read more...
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
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...