Google’s Hope and Dreams In India

It is already dark in the New Delhi suburb of Noida on a night in December when I arrive at the home of one of the biggest YouTube stars in all of India. Yet the…

The Tragic Side of Tide Pods

Bella Mancillas is standing on her head. For an 8-year-old to be exuberantly goofing off, performing cartwheels and splits while grownups are talking, is nothing out of the ordinary. But as her mother, Katie Mancillas,…

How Great Design Could Fix the Worlds Wicked…

Founded in 1991, the global design firm IDEO has created radical and useful products ranging from Apple’s computer mouse to insulin-delivery systems for Eli Lilly. The firm has also become perhaps the best-known practitioner of…

The Audacity of Howard Schultz

Former longtime Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has nailed countless product rollouts over the years. He is, after all, the man who introduced America to pumpkin spice lattes, made the frappuccino a household name, and persuaded…

Google Debuted AR Navigation in Maps For Some…

In May, Google announced plans to bring artificial reality navigation to Google Maps. Today, those plans become a reality—at least for a handful of Google Maps users. Google started rolling out AR Maps on Monday…

Moët Hennessy Eyes China As the Next Frontier…

Maxence Dulou—a native of Bordeaux who has worked at vineyards in Chile, South Africa, and France’s Burgundy region—wanted to take part in the creation of a new wine. In 2012, he found himself doing so—in…

Why Your Phone Battery Dies in Cold Weather

If you’re caught outside—heaven forbid!—in this week’s polar vortex, an Arctic air spillover numbing North America, your phone might act peculiar. Indeed, you may notice the battery life of your handset take a hit. If…

Fortunes Blue Ribbon Companies 2018

These 56 companies appeared on at least four of our nine most rigorous 2018 annual rankings—the Fortune 500, Global 500, 100 Best Companies to Work For, Change the World, Future 50, World’s Most Admired Companies,…

4 Stocks That Could Soar Under New CEOs

In recent years, few corner offices have had doors that revolved as fast as Mattel’s. The toymaker has replaced its CEO three times since 2015—most recently last April, when former Google executive Margo Georgiadis stepped…

How Satellites the Size of a Grilled Cheese…

The next time one of us runs into Astro Teller, the head of Google’s famed “Moonshot factory,” as he skates by let’s agree to ask him about Sara Spangelo. She’s the aerospace engineer who runs…

The Spy Inside Your Car

Inching down the freeway, a driver realizes she’s forgotten her weekend plans and asks her digital copilot to check her calendar. Within seconds, a voice emanates from the car’s speakers telling the driver that she…

Katzenberg and Whitman: Hollywood’s New Odd Couple

It’s dinnertime midweek at the celebrity-heavy Los Angeles restaurant Craig’s, and Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman are holding court in a highly visible corner booth. If Hollywood were a high school cafeteria, theirs would be…

These Are the Most Over and Underrated CEOs

Fortune’s survey of the World’s Most Admired Companies, now in its 21st year (and conducted by our partner the Korn Ferry Hay Group), has always measured the reputations of large corporations as seen by their…