The Most Successful Tech Company You’ve Never Heard OfWhy Xiaomi, the “Apple of China,” might help make your iPhone a lot cheaper.
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.
We Can Do Better Than LinkedInThe world’s biggest recruiting site is thriving. But there’s a lot more to the working world than this.
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.
How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“A Public Menace” How the fight to ban The Birth of a Nation shaped the nascent civil rights movement.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.