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Where did Dick Costolo go wrong? Employees loved him. The board loved him. He charmed the media, and even Wall Street, for a brief honeymoon. Why did investors turn on Twitter’s CEO?
Why Facebook should restructure like Google's Alphabet
The case for taking Zynga private
Groupon is a failure, plain and simple
The music industry has irreversibly changed — the labels have not
With or Without Yelp
Stop Trying to Make F-Commerce Happen
No Pop Equals a Flop? Welcome to the Irrational World of Public Markets, Facebook
Twitter to investors: We are the anti-Facebook
Marissa Mayer has lost the narrative
Carly Fiorina came to disrupt
Bob Pittman doesn’t believe streaming will kill radio. But he’s built a massive streaming service, just in case
How Zuck met Oculus: The story behind Facebook's big bet on virtual reality
Kevin Ryan has some thoughts
A return to hieroglyphics (A Stanley Bing column)
How Ziff Davis survived the death of print
Empathy, Thanks To Algorithms
If driverless cars save lives, where will we get organs?
How one lawyer is making a dent in the tech world's gender imbalance
Your app went viral at SXSW. Good luck with that
What you missed at SXSW (Nothing!)
Media + Advertising
An audacious plan to fix the Internet's original sin
SXSW's big, ugly contradiction
How Taboola and Outbrain are battling a bad reputation... and each other
Welcome to the ad business, Verizon AOL’s fastest-growing business is one that few people understand, like, or value.
Teens love YouTube. Do advertisers?
We’re Still Waiting For Internet Ad Spend To Catch Up to the Web — Let’s Not Make The Same Mistake With Mobile
Twitter: Payment to the People
How Primedia Became One of Private Equity’s Oldest Deals
Waking up with Casper, the Internet mattress company
I went to a hotel room to meet an emotional robot
Meet OLX, the biggest Web company you've never heard of
How to get a $1 billion valuation in just eight months
The Beauty of Birchbox It’s not subscription commerce, it’s marketing that women actually pay for
The Gilted Age Ex-Gilt Groupers are running this town
Meet the Uber rich
The latest trend in startup names? Regular old human names
The Great Pinterestification: How Pinterest's Design Legacy Might Trump the Company Itself
Big Data Be Damned, The Web Still Needs a Human Touch
The Dreaded Business Model Question and Why Now May Be the Time to Ask It
Edtech startups have great products. Their sales? Not so great
Why French Startups Want an American Touch
Failure (and closure) at a startup funeral
Why startups fail, according to their founders
Can’t raise a Series A? Just sell yourself to Yahoo
Why a taxi app with $100 million in funding failed in the U.S.
Secret is the latest in a line of faddish apps — and we’re burning through fads faster than ever
The rise of the CEO support group
9 Startup ideas that were ahead of their time
The Samwer brothers may have the last laugh on Fab after all
Music startups: your product is probably just a feature
Ashton Kutcher's Smart Money Friends
Why is venture capital, the industry that funds innovation, so very un-innovative?
Behold, the future of venture capital
Here are the lucky VCs who secretly made money on Twitter’s IPO
Agencies Get Into the V.C. Business, But Why?
Finding founders before they know they're founders
Inside a startup accelerator demo day
Let’s kill the demo day and replace it with a one-year reunion
Dear awesome startups, don’t join an accelerator, unless…
We know accelerators are headed for a shakeout — but do they?
Inside TimeSpace, the New York Times’ new startup accelerator
Techstars NYC is at an inflection point
Steve Blank explains why accelerators should mimic Moneyball