Apple Co-Founder Ron Wayne Could Have Been Worth $35 Billion Today

Apple's "fifth Beatle," Ron Wayne, sold his 10% stake in the company two weeks after it was founded to avoid pushing paper and startup risks. That $35 billion would have been a lot of paper, Ron. I would have pushed. » 8/28/11 10:00am 8/28/11 10:00am

Fortune's "Inside Apple" Shows Apple's Inner Workings

Fortune's Adam Lashinsky, after months of dogged reporting and research, recently put together a story called "Inside Apple." Appropriate, seeing as he goes at length to reveal Apple's cultural core; This is a company for whom failure isn't an option. » 5/07/11 3:38pm 5/07/11 3:38pm

Time Inc. Magazine Subscribers Can Read the iPad Version For Free now

If you're an iPad-owning subscriber to the dead tree versions of Time, Sports Illustrated, or Fortune you've had a pretty frustrating ride lately. Namely: you've had to pay twice for largely the same content. Until today, that is. » 5/02/11 10:26am 5/02/11 10:26am

Hold Up, RIM is World's Fastest Growing Tech Company?

According to Fortune, Research In Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, is the fastest growing tech company in the world. There isn't much information on the rankings, but they are apparently determined various criteria including profits, turnover and investment return over three years. » 8/18/09 1:00pm 8/18/09 1:00pm

Bandai's Mirai Scope is Your Pocket Digital Fortune Teller (Gold…

Sure, automated fortune tellers aren't new, but Bandai's new Mirai Scope may just be the first personal Zoltar you can fit in your pocket. It even comes with a hint of scientific mumbojumbo, since it asks you fifty questions about your life to assess your personality digitally. Once it's singled out your type from the… » 2/22/08 8:41am 2/22/08 8:41am

Bill Gates' Wife Reveals That Her First Love Was an Apple

The beautiful, smart and, no doubt, fragrant Melinda Gates is the subject of a mahoosive profile in Fortune. And, aside from the philanthropic angle (Bill and Melinda, it is estimated, will give away around $100 billion from their eponymous foundation) it gives a fascinating insight into the home life of Mr. and Mrs.… » 1/17/08 8:31am 1/17/08 8:31am

Zoltar The Mechanical Fortune Teller

Looking to relive the experience of that time your dad took you to the carnival when you were 13? Well, we can't help you find a bearded lady to make out with, but Zoltar the animatronic fortune teller can give you generic stabs at future events like the best of them. » 10/27/06 5:00pm 10/27/06 5:00pm

Indoor Plantwall Puts Bloggers Back in Touch with Nature

Bloggers don't get much sunlight in their day-to-day routine, so this plant wall is about as close as we'll get to "being outside." Created by the folks at Green Fortune, the wall can be custom made to fit any space (including our bloggy sweatshop downtown) and best of all, it waters and fertilizes itself. That's the… » 10/18/06 7:21pm 10/18/06 7:21pm