Biography & History
epub |eng | 2019-06-17 | Author:Julie Satow

Chapter 12 THE PRINCE AND THE BILLIONAIRE “Owning a luxury hotel today is a little like owning a baseball team. It gives super-affluent guys an enormous amount of exposure.” —Daniel ...
( Category: Landmarks & Monuments June 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2003-09-23 | Author:Micheline Maynard [Maynard, Micheline]

CHAPTER SEVEN NIBBLING FROM THE BOTTOM AND THE TOP BMW AND HYUNDAI start at completely opposite ends of the automotive spectrum. One is a venerable maker of German luxury cars ...
( Category: Company Profiles May 22,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-07-21 | Author:Lawrence G. McDonald & Patrick Robinson [McDonald, Lawrence G. & Robinson, Patrick]

8 The Mortgage Bonanza Blows Out These were people who, in the five thousand years of recorded human house construction, never would have been granted a mortgage to purchase even ...
( Category: Company Profiles May 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-26 | Author:Bethany McLean & Peter Elkind [McLean, Bethany]

CHAPTER 15 Everybody Loves Enron At practically every employee meeting in the late 1990s, Ken Lay would trot out what he once described as “one of my most favorite slides.” ...
( Category: Corporate Law May 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-09-29 | Author:Robert L. Bloch [Bloch, Robert L.]

Problems in a company are like cockroaches in the kitchen. You will never find just one. I’d rather have a $10 million business making 15 percent than a $100 million ...
( Category: Venture Capital May 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-16 | Author:Leander Kahney;

Chapter 9 Cook Fights the Law, and Wins Privacy is another of Cook’s values that has remained high on Apple’s agenda since he took over as CEO. From the earliest ...
( Category: Scientists April 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-09-09 | Author:Stephen Mansfield

It was just as these matters were reaching their worst that an exceptional man became the chief medical officer at the Guinness brewery. His name was Doctor John Lumsden, and ...
( Category: Beer April 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-04-15 | Author:Steve Weinberg

CHAPTER EIGHT McClure’s Magazine Samuel Sidney McClure entered the world in 1857, the same year Ida Tarbell was born. The two would prove to be more than just contemporaries. McClure ...
( Category: Company Profiles April 16,2019 )
epub, mobi |eng | | Author:David Kushner

CHAPTER 8 RANCHO Not just anyone could get a home in Rancho Santa Fe, the posh enclave of five thousand residents thirty miles north of San Diego. Dubbed “the richest ...
( Category: Scientists April 10,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:James Vlahos

Big picture, AI still has a long way to go before it can enable truly social conversations. But the Alexa Prize—and all of the technological advances documented over the past ...
( Category: Intelligence & Semantics April 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-02-19 | Author:Douglas Rushkoff

ACT NOW Black Friday gets worse every year. The infamous day-after-Thanksgiving sale-a-thon, when stores launch the Christmas shopping season by offering their deepest discounts of the year, seems to get ...
( Category: Company Profiles April 1,2019 )
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 )