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Two Bites of the AppleThree years into Tim Cook’s reign, are we bullish or bearish on the house Steve Jobs built?
How Klout Finally MattersKlout failed to become the official scorecard for social media. Social networks will get better by learning from its mistakes.
Why Google Should Buy DropboxBecause it has the potential to create a true Internet of You.
Gambling Is the Next Wave in Mobile GamingStates—and mobile developers—are fighting for a slice of a $30 billion pie.
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Silver Is the New GoldSilicon Valley is finally taking notice of a $750 billion market: baby boomers.
“But Google Drive Does the Exact Same Thing!”Answering a few important questions about the future of Dropbox.
The End of AspirationThe luxury market has finally plateaued. It’s time for brands to choose sides.
How Local Sports Could Change All of TelevisionSports franchises have driven the entire cable business model. That’s about to change.
Facebook’s Identity CrisisUser identity was the key to Facebook’s global domination strategy—until it wasn’t.
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.