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Doug Tompkins, founder of The North Face and co-founder of Esprit: You have to have people who bring a lot of great energy to their job and make the work and business atmosphere dynamic. This is sort of where art and science mix

Getting the Right Person in the Right Job

APRIL 13, 2014

By CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE

Doug Tompkins is the founder of The North Face and the co-founder of Esprit. He and his wife, Kris, run Tompkins Conservation, a not-for-profit entity that acquires and restores nature reserves in Chile and Argentina, then donates them to national park systems. Read more of this post

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The weekly email Popbitch has used a business model others are now catching up to, but it has entered new waters with an iPad magazine for $2.99 an issue.

A Gossipy Newsletter Aims Higher

By RAVI SOMAIYAAPRIL 13, 2014

LONDON — Every Thursday the Popbitch newsletter, written in a typewriter font redolent of the early Internet, lands in the inboxes of hundreds of thousands people in Britain and around the world. Read more of this post

Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow

Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow

By NICK BILTON

APRIL 13, 2014, 11:00 AM 35 Comments

I just want to say one word to you. Just one word.

No, fans of “The Graduate,” the word isn’t “plastics.” Read more of this post

The power of the US cable barons must be challenged; No one in Washington seems to have the will to stop industry moguls from tightening their grip on the internet

April 13, 2014 5:23 pm

The power of the US cable barons must be challenged

By Edward Luce

No one in Washington seems to have the will to stop industry moguls from tightening their grip on the internet Read more of this post

This Is How Jan Koum Introduced WhatsApp To The World Back In 2009

This Is How Jan Koum Introduced WhatsApp To The World Back In 2009

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Yahoo Rolls the Dice on TV

Yahoo Rolls the Dice on TV

APRIL 13, 2014

David Carr

THE MEDIA EQUATION

Yahoo, a company that seems like a permanent adolescent in search of an identity, is about to try a new persona: high-quality television programmer. Read more of this post

Tech insiders dumped shares ahead of slide

April 13, 2014 4:47 pm

Tech insiders dumped shares ahead of slide

By Richard Waters in San Francisco

Insiders at some of the hottest private and publicly traded internet companies unloaded substantial personal stakes ahead of the slump in tech stocks that started at the beginning of March. Read more of this post

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