Biography & History
epub |eng | 2015-09-28 | Author:Ken Auletta [Auletta, Ken]

8 ROOTS For a hundred and thirty years, the Riboud family has owned a 1300-acre estate, La Carelle, which is fifty-five miles north of Lyons, in the Beaujolais region of ...
( Category: Business March 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-05 | Author:Siva Vaidhyanathan

GOOGLE AND THE PROSPECTS FOR A GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY Resistance to infrastructural imperialism and the spread of the values espoused by techno-fundamentalists is scarcely limited to oppressive regimes. China is ...
( Category: Web Browsers March 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-17 | Author:Deborah Hicks Midanek

As private equity reemerged in the 1990s it began to earn respectability. Although in the 1980s, many of the acquisitions made were unsolicited and unwelcome, private equity firms in the ...
( Category: Management & Leadership February 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-21 | Author:Carreyrou, John

* * * — IN JUNE, Daniel Young, the brainy MIT Ph.D. who headed Theranos’s biomath team, came to see Alan Beam in Jurassic Park with a subordinate named Xinwei ...
( Category: Engineering February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-08-18 | Author:Perkins, John [John, Perkins,]

It was a classic game of international chess. President Nixon asked Congress for $2.2 billion in aid to Israel on October 19. The next day, led by Saudi Arabia, Arab ...
( Category: International February 8,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2012-11-29 | Author:Edwin Black [Black, Edwin]

Mengele was not alone. Hitler’s doctors operated a vast network of laboratories in Nazi concentration camps, euthanasia mills and other places in the territories it occupied. Much of that experimentation ...
( Category: World January 31,2019 )
epub |eng | 1996-09-13 | Author:Robert X Cringely [Cringely, Robert X]

So how did Atkinson, Page, and Tribble get off so easily when the rest of us have to suffer through the rhythmic pattern of being ignored, then seduced, then scourged ...
( Category: Biography & History January 31,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-18 | Author:Tom Wright & Tom Wright

In late April, as Goldman prepared 1MDB’s first bond issue, some one hundred thousand anticorruption protesters poured out into the streets of Kuala Lumpur. From the sky, the city center ...
( Category: True Crime January 31,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2009-10-13 | Author:Bryan Burrough & John Helyar [Burrough, Bryan]

He went on. “I’ve run as spartan an operation as anyone. But we’re bringing in a first-class management team here. We’re not profligate. I don’t want a bunch of nerds ...
( Category: Management & Leadership January 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-20 | Author:Louis Hyman

The Failure to Regulate From the start, Cassedy and Nussbaum had envisioned creating an “independent women office workers’ organization.”58 First they had gathered facts and built a network. But they ...
( Category: Politics & Government December 25,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-20 | Author:Aymon de Lestrange

Several producers of coca wine simply added cocaine to their formulas. According to Mariani: Since the successful introduction of Vin Mariani to the medical profession of the United States, many ...
( Category: Graphic Design December 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-30 | Author:Arkadi Kuhlmann, Bruce Philp

( Category: Processes & Infrastructure December 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-04-25 | Author:Richard S. Tedlow

In fact, all of the information that one needed to evaluate Webvan realistically was contained right in the IPO prospectus that the company filed with the SEC. Firms are required ...
( Category: Management & Leadership December 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-11 | Author:Devin Leonard

Benjamin Franklin, architect of the American colonial post, and first postmaster general. A post office circa 1809, where all sorting was done by hand. In 1835, a mob in Charleston, ...
( Category: Americas December 9,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-11-06 | Author:Leslie Berlin [Berlin, Leslie]

The quality of Apple’s efforts was especially striking given that the event inspiring them was the first West Coast Computer Faire at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, a weekend-long ...
( Category: Anthropology December 9,2018 )