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Master Of Invention
The terms “inventor” and “entrepreneur” seem wholly inadequate to describe Mir Imran. Having been issued more than 360 patents and having founded more than 20 companies, he tells Fortune how his problem-solving approach to business has been key to h
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25 Most Powerful Women In D.c. Politics
From the Pink Wave to the women of the White House, the future of Washington power brokering is female. Fortune runs down the names to know in 2020 and beyond.
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Playing the Surprise Move
Today’s most advanced artificial intelligence is already making decisions that run counter to human intuition. How can managers learn to stop worrying and love the bot?
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How Starbucks Got Its Buzz Back
The world’s largest coffee chain supercharged sales, survived a PR nightmare, and navigated the departure of its iconic founder. The secret weapon powering Starbucks’ renaissance? Retail hotshot Roz Brewer.
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VCs CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF DIRECT LISTINGS
Venture capitalists are trying to push the IPO alternative as a better way for startups to go public.
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Helping Women Thrive in the Workplace
By building a culture that provides equal opportunities for women to succeed, Insight Global has become an industry powerhouse.
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Unopened Doors
IN THE SPRING OF 2002, when I was this magazine’s Wall Street editor, I went along with a Fortune staff writer to see Sallie Krawcheck. Krawcheck, then all of 37 years old, was chairman and chief executive officer of Sanford C. Bernstein, a prestigio
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Relax, S’il Vous Plaît
THE FIRST QUESTION on the mind of many newcomers to this tiny Caribbean island is what to call it. St. Barth’s? St. Barts? Saint Barthélemy? Short answer: Stop stressing, and sip some rosé. “ ‘Sain Barts’ is how we pronounce it,” says Samy Ghachem, m
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Taycan Up The Challenge
AFTER FOUR YEARS of development, Porsche has produced what could be the first credible threat to the Tesla Model S in the luxury electric vehicle space: the Taycan. This sleek, four-door sports sedan has started rolling off the line at Porsche’s fac
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Helping Gen Z Social Entrepreneurs Change the World
IT’S A COMMON BELIEF THAT IF YOU PUT GOOD into the world, the likelihood is, you’ll get it back. This holds true for individuals and corporations alike, and one company pioneering this trend is Target. One of the retailer’s meaningful corporate respo
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The Best Workplaces for Women
The percentage of women in a company’s workforce is just one factor in whether that firm earns a spot on this annual list.
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JPMorgan Wooed WeWork. Now What?
BETWEEN THE POSTPONEMENT of its initial public offering and the sharp decline in its prospective valuation, The We Co.—parent company of real estate startup WeWork—has incurred plenty of financial casualties. There’s CEO and cofounder Adam Neumann, m
Fortune5 min lettiTech
High Tech Takes On Mass Shooters
Artificial intelligence–powered security cameras that detect guns are being pitched as an extra layer of protection against a plague of violence.
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Bonds Put Buyers In a Bind
Investors looking to offset risk have typically turned to bonds. But what happens when that logic is turned on its head?
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Once Upon A Time At Netflix
Apple, Disney, HBO, and others are challenging the digital entertainment giant’s dominance like never before. Here’s how the company plans to fight back—and win—in the streaming wars.
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Setting Sail In A Storm
Apparel giant Old Navy will make its debut as a stand-alone business when it spins off from Gap Inc. next year. But the waters could be rough for the brand—and for tech-savvy CEO Sonia Syngal.
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The Fight Against Big Tobacco 2.0
A three-pronged attack of federal regulation, state legal action, and class action lawsuits is coming for the makers of e-cigs.
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51 BONUS PICK! U.S. Women’s National Team
NEW IT WAS A HOT JULY NIGHT IN LYON, France, and the U.S. women’s national soccer team had just defeated the Netherlands to win their second World Cup in a row. As the team waited on the field to accept their trophy, a chant erupted in the stands. I
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Charles Is Still Very Much In Charge
In a new book, and in an interview with Fortune, the legendary Charles Schwab talks about what he’s learned from a lifetime of investing, market turmoil, and getting burned—literally.
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The Last Boys’ Club
A decade ago, a cadre of women seemed poised to claim the title as the first female CEO of a Wall Street bank. It never happened. Why not? And more important, will it ever?
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Client Success Means Professional Success
KIM HOFFMAN HAS SPENT 25 YEARS AT EDWARD JONES HELPING HER CLIENTS CREATE THEIR BEST FINANCIAL LIVES.
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From Fringe to Core: ‘Green’ Grows Up
CENTRAL BANKERS aren’t hired to be tree huggers. But lately the pinstriped protectors of global capitalism are sounding almost like environmental activists. In June, the Bank of England said it will ask U.K. insurers, as part of the bank’s biennial i
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A Crimson Phenomenon
TRADITIONALISTS MAY LOOK aghast at CS50, Harvard’s introductory computer science course, which last year became the school’s most popular course of any kind. It’s taught by a young professor in jeans and a black T-shirt, David Malan, whose lectures a
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Big-box Rebound: How Target Packaged A Turnaround
In 2017, the struggling megachain spooked Wall Street and earned mockery in the retail world by committing billions to revamping its stores. That Hail Mary pass connected for a touchdown: Today, more-inviting shopping floors and smoother e-commerce h
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India’s Wireless Wonder
THERE’S A NEW KING of telecom in India: Reliance Jio Infocomm, the wireless carrier created by multibillionaire Mukesh Ambani, which ranked No. 1 on last year’s Change the World list. The network had 331 million subscribers at the end of June, exceed
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NO. 16 Someday, Your New Phone Could Be Made From Your Old Phone
CUPERTINO, CALIF. In an unmarked building tucked away in an industrial park in Austin, a location so secret it doesn’t appear on Apple Maps, one of Apple’s latest technologies is hard at work. Inside glass casing, automatic robotic arms move left, r
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Buying Provence
Like the food, wine, and scenery of southeastern France, its stunning properties are never out of style for long.
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Translating Success
IN HIS 41 YEARS ON EARTH SO FAR, Luis von Ahn has changed the world three times. People still blame him for the first. That invention, which had its public debut on Yahoo in 2000, had a mouthful of a name; the Guatemalan-born computer scientist call
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100 Fastest-growing Companies
THERE IS NO “ONE SIZE FITS ALL” WHEN IT COMES to warp-speed growth. For instance, Chinese social media and dating app Momo, No. 1 this year on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list—our annual ranking of the world’s top performers in revenues,
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Uber Wants Your Loyalty—and Cash
The on-demand transportation company looks to the Amazon Prime model to stabilize revenues.
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