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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: I would have loved to show Steve Jobs the Nest Thermostat

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 --...

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...

Startups Are Trying to Bribe Tech Reporters With Equity

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

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...

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

In which Adam Lashinsky of Fortune misunderstands both paywalls and social media

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.

It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Believe

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 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

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

2 years agoOdd : 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...

FORTUNE: Facebook Employees Are A Bunch Of Whiners (FB)

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

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