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Latest Stories Steve Jobs - the Private Man Few Knewupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 19:29:00

He was put up for adoption, dated Joan Baez and discovered a sister

One thing we owe to Steve Jobs updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 14:12:00

With all the tributes to Steve Jobs, one thing tends to get forgotten: the man helped us write. Jobs was the first to give us a real choice of fonts, and thus the ability to express ourselves digitally with emotion, clarity and variety. He made Type Gods of us all.

Steve Jobs was 'out of place and time'updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 14:12:00

Friends and colleagues of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs talk about his life and the legacy he leaves behind.

CNNMoney: Tasty Brand CEO: Don't quit your day jobupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 09:59:00

Founded by two moms on a self-proclaimed "tasty mission," Tasty Brand has since evolved into a small company selling organic snack brands in fun, upbeat packaging.

The dos and don'ts of photo editingupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 16:50:00

You've researched, planned and shot an excellent photographic story -- well, unfortunately your work is not done.

Stay-at-home moms turning into WAHMsupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 13:33:00

In my pre-kid life, I never imagined that someday I'd be a stay-at-home mom -- hey, I didn't go to grad school to spend my days changing diapers. But when I held my first baby, Mathilda, I had a complete change of heart. As soon as we locked eyes, all those career and financial worries faded. They didn't disappear, but they certainly became secondary.

Mammogram technology may be doing more harm than goodupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 17:36:00

Many radiologists rely on specialized computer software to pinpoint suspicious areas in routine mammograms.

'NBA 2K12' cover art to feature Bird, Magic, Jordanupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 13:55:00

If one legendary basketball superstar on the cover of your video game is great, what about three?

CNNMoney: Cat toilet-training kit poo poos litter boxupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 13:17:00

The days of stinky litter boxes could be coming to an end.

Political logos define campaignsupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 15:18:00

Candidates can only be in one place at one time, but their logos can be anywhere.

For Apple, another misfire in video editing, pros sayupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 16:53:00

The latest version of Apple's widely-used Final Cut Pro high-end video-editing software may not be ready for its closeup.

CNNMoney: Does anyone need Windows 8?updated: Thu Jun 02 2011 14:34:00

In Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, the Once-ler manufactures Thneeds, a does-everything garment that "all people need." But a quick glance at the bizarre creation makes it obvious that no one actually needs such a thing.

Artist Cory Arcangel discovers the sublime in technology's stranger cornersupdated: Thu May 26 2011 14:18:00

Anyone entering Cory Arcangel's exhibition "Pro Tools" at New York's Whitney Museum this week could be excused for thinking they had stepped into a technology morgue. As the The New Yorker's Andrea K. Scott puts it, Cory finds "abject beauty in the way that modern technology is doomed to obsolescence."

Obsolete technology is artist's gameupdated: Thu May 26 2011 14:18:00

Using materials such as Nintendo cartridges and obsolete computers, Cory Arcangel's works fuse technology and art.

10 business e-mails you shouldn't sendupdated: Wed May 25 2011 07:10:00

Imagine a tiny boat afloat on a thrashing sea, water pouring through a gaping hole in the hull.

CNNMoney: Google begins war against Windowsupdated: Fri May 13 2011 05:17:00

Google does battle with Microsoft in most of its business areas, but it's gearing up to tackle the big daddy of them all: Windows.

Apple unveils Final Cut Pro Xupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 07:47:00

Apple has unveiled Final Cut Pro X, the newest version of its popular video-editing software.

Best April Fools' pranksupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 17:32:00

CNN's Phil Han takes a look at some of the best April Fools' Day pranks.

'Motion-controlled' e-mail and other April Fools' Web pranksupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 17:32:00

Search giant Google on Friday debuted a "motion-controlled" e-mail system that lets users write digital messages by moving their bodies instead of typing on keyboards, which Google says are "outdated" and "inefficient."

Fired employees sue Japan Airlinesupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 12:36:00

Nearly 150 former employees of Japan Airlines sued the company Wednesday, demanding their jobs back.

Why Apple's Steve Jobs is so fascinatingupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 06:23:00

To many tech fanatics, Apple chief executive Steve Jobs is a mythical hero -- a technological savior who has been compared to Jesus on several occasions.

CNNMoney: Starbucks unveils a new logoupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 19:28:00

Starbucks Corp. debuted a logo Wednesday that brings the iconic green Siren out of the circle and drops the words "Starbucks Coffee."

How the iPad changed 2010updated: Fri Dec 17 2010 10:52:00

Less than a year ago, some technology pundits questioned whether Apple's "iTablet" would find any buyers.

Extreme job-hunting tactics: What you need to knowupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 07:43:00

Fresh out of work, information technology executive Michael Lee knew he was facing a tough market when he started job hunting in the fall.

Facebook's smaller font size straining eyesupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 10:48:00

Facebook is the biggest name in social networking. But overnight, it got smaller.

Gap's new logo fails quicklyupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 22:18:00

Social media consultant Peter Shankman talks to CNN's Richard Quest about the quick reaction to Gap's new logo.

The internet kills Gap's new logoupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 22:18:00

The internet's logo snobs won this one.

CNNMoney: Gap reverts to classic logo after outcryupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 11:22:00

The Gap is reverting to its classic logo after a new logo it debuted on its website ignited a customer backlash.

CNNMoney: New Gap logo ignites firestormupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 17:24:00

A new logo is a gamble. It can brighten up a company's image -- or enrage loyal customers.

Google animated logo (un)connects the dotsupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 17:13:00

Users of Google's search page were greeted Tuesday with a screen of colorful, interactive dots, even though the company didn't immediately explain why. PHOTO: Katy Perry Lounges Naked in a Cotton Candy Cloudupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 15:14:00

The singer debuts artsy new album cover - that smells as sweet as it looks!

Cavs owner's letter mocked for Comic Sans fontupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 11:33:00

Dear computer users: If you're ever going to write a fuming letter, think twice before setting the font to the oh-so-mockable Comic Sans.

Google offers free fonts for the Webupdated: Thu May 20 2010 09:35:00

In an attempt to move beyond drab typography on the Web, Google on Wednesday released 18 freely usable fonts and an open-source tool designed to smooth over browser issues in displaying downloaded fonts.

For Google, doodles are oodles of surpriseupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 19:35:00

Think back to those doodles you've inked in the margins of your notepad in school, at work or while listening on the phone.

Web accessibility no longer an afterthoughtupdated: Tue Dec 15 2009 08:08:00

Yahoo's Victor Tsaran knows how much time Web designers spend agonizing over color and font-width choices when laying out an application. So when he started Yahoo's accessibility push two years ago, he had a tough time arousing sympathy for engineers grousing about how much extra time was needed to create accessibility features.

FSB: Rebooting your business modelupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 04:34:00

When I moved to New York City from Calcutta, I wasn't planning a catering career. I had come to earn a master's degree in lighting design from Parsons the New School for Design. But as a foodie, I was dismayed by the city's Indian eateries: The good ones were pricey, while the more affordable restaurants served two-day-old curries.

Web citizens trying to kill Internet Explorer 6updated: Thu Aug 06 2009 08:41:00

Some Web designers are staging an online revolt against an old version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, which they say is hampering the ability of the Web to move forward in a cool and interactive way.

Decades of beefcakes, bodices and Harlequin romancesupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 13:00:00

They've been teasing and tantalizing female readers with images of muscular men oozing sensuality and the pretty women they are destined to save and then fall in love with. The "beefcakes and bodices" book covers have helped Harlequin sell their romance novels for more than half a century.

Harlequin covers on displayupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 13:00:00

An exhibit of 60 years of Harlequin covers traces women's changing desires and roles.

Fake gadgets put the 'Gotcha!' in givingupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 09:43:00

At first glance, it looks like an actual product: A "USB Toaster" that plugs into a laptop to toast a single slice of bread. Book Designer Chip Kiddupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 18:00:00

In terms of space on bookshelves, designer Chip Kidd -- who created the book jackets for everyone from Cormac McCarthy to David Sedaris -- might have more cred than any living writer

CNNMoney: What's selling now: Health care up, housing downupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 16:45:00

Small companies in the finance and real-estate fields have been hit hard this past year, reporting declines in many niches of the industry. But other small businesses are still thriving despite the economic downturn: Software publishers and medical labs enjoyed double-digit growth over the last 12 months, according to new research by financial services company Sageworks.

Meet the digital artist behind the movie blockbustersupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 11:05:00

Tino Schaedler is an architect-turned-digital design artist whose groundbreaking work has been seen in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." Even Critics Give Apple a Pass on iPhone 3G Woes updated: Fri Aug 29 2008 10:00:00

Even as iPhone griping rages online, it looks like Apple's sterling reputation will emerge untarnished

'Fun little' Bluetooth headset has tiny controlsupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 11:34:00

When the Jabra BT160 came out last year, we praised it for being one of the first Bluetooth headsets to come with interchangeable cover designs. I'll Have That Typeface on the Menuupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 16:00:00

A new study suggests that ultra-fancy and hard-to-read type convinces diners that the dishes are worth the high prices

FSB: Profiting from the liquidations boomupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 09:48:00

Dear FSB: I'm an independent contractor for sign walker/human billboard companies in the Houston area. I provide the walkers and supervision. The clients are mainly doing ads for turnaround or insolvency companies. I have decided to start my own sign walker/human billboard company and I'm ready to take the next step in landing those first few customers. I'm not afraid of the competition, but where do I compete with them? How have they landed their customers? Did they market to insolvency or turnaround professionals? How did they market their service to liquidation companies such as the Gordon Brothers Group and the Great American Group?

How 'mompreneur' got home business off the groundupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 12:27:00

Maria Thompson, mom of three, ages 9, 6, and 1, Irvine, California:

FSB: Help me increase traffic to my websiteupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 11:18:00

Dear FSB: We run a small company that manufactures and distributes breathalyzers. Right now our marketing budget is very limited, with the majority of work being done by e-mail and phone calls. We have started a blog averaging about 150 hits a day. It is linked to our website, which gets about 10,000 hits a month. How do we drive more traffic to our website that will result in an increase in sales?

Business 2.0: Ask Business 2.0updated: Fri Oct 19 2007 12:13:00

Q. My website, which aggregates deals on travel and electronics, isn't getting much traffic from Google AdWords. How do I market my site and generate traffic on a small budget? - Kamlesh Patel, Director,

Review: Attractive design from HP snapshot printerupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 13:08:00

The HP Photosmart A826 is the first standalone snapshot printer we've seen that truly attempts to bring the in-store photo kiosk experience into the home. The printer's large size and extra large touch screen make using it a pleasure. And the fast print speed and wealth of features make it easy to produce a variety of prints.

FSB: Shoeboxes that sellupdated: Mon Jul 31 2006 06:31:00

For the hundreds of small companies in the $20 billion women's footwear market, survival means keeping up with the lightning speed at which fashion changes.

Fortune: Earning a degree online just got easierupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 13:01:00

whether it's an undergraduate sheepskin; an MBA or other advanced degree; or technical certification -- Congress did you a big favor last week.

FSB: Cyber Sketchupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 00:01:00

During a recent layover in Phoenix, I checked my voicemail and heard a doom-laden message from one of my employees: "We've got a serious problem here!" he said. "Call me back as soon as you get thi...

Fortune: How to Choose the Right Career for Youupdated: Mon Oct 10 2005 16:55:00

Readers weigh in on how they decided what to do for a living -- and what they'd do differently if they had the chance. Plus, how to avoid picking the wrong profession.

Business 2.0: How Adobe is Pushing Quark off the Pageupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

It's good to be king in the enterprise software business. Once a given platform becomes an industry standard, switching costs and network effects make it tough for competitors to dethrone the champ...

Fortune: After Iraq, how hard will it be to find a civilian job? updated: Mon Jun 13 2005 00:01:00

Dear Annie: My daughter is about to be rotated home from Iraq and plans to leave the Army and look for a civilian job. She has just a high school education but also has some paralegal training and ...

Fortune: DIGITAL DEALS PIT XEROX AGAINST KODAKupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 00:01:00

GALLONS OF INK HAVE BEEN SPILLED to chronicle the fall and rise of Eastman Kodak and Xerox, two blue-chip American companies whose turnarounds have captivated the business world over the past few y...

Graceful industry: The prints of Karel Martensupdated: Mon Aug 16 2004 10:04:00

So much graphic design is made with a computer these days that I tend to feel more connected to art made with the artificial tools I understand. Video art, video editing, Web design, Flash: These are the media of my generation.

Searching for answers on the Webupdated: Mon Aug 09 2004 07:55:00

Web usability expert Jakob Nielsen talks to CNN's Kristie Lu Stout about what makes a good Web site stand out, and what he believes is the future of the Internet.

RitaSue Siegel, RitaSue Siegel Resourcesupdated: Mon Jul 19 2004 12:18:00

What are you reading?

Fortune: I've Bitten The Apple: Steve Jobs Keeps Rocking My Worldupdated: Mon Jun 09 2003 00:01:00

This is almost embarrassing, but I actually want to say really nice things about someone: Steve Jobs, CEO simultaneously of Apple Computer and Pixar Animation Studios.

FSB: 360 [Degrees] High-tech solutions, no runarounds.updated: Sat Dec 01 2001 00:01:00

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FSB: Web Ads That Work--Really Smart companies plot their own strategy and get business--not just traffic.updated: Sat Sep 01 2001 00:01:00

Steven Bernard's efforts will not go into advertising history alongside such immortal tag lines as "Plop, plop, fizz, fizz" and "Just do it," but perhaps they should. Bernard tried to play by the r...




Thomas J. Leonard is the ultimate virtual person. He does not live in a house or in an apartment. He does not work in an office building. Instead, this 45-year-old semiretired trainer of personal c...

FSB: The Virtual Copy Shopsupdated: Sun Oct 01 2000 00:01:00

It's almost five, you need that report printed and bound on your client's desk by tomorrow morning--or even later tonight--and she's a thousand miles away. Do you (a) rush to Kinko's, seethe quietl...

Fortune: Now, For All You Net Potatoes, Here's NBCi NBC wants a broadband portal. GE wants a Net stock. NBCi is trying to updated: Mon Mar 20 2000 00:01:00

'We've got to get more wampum," Jack Welch declared. It was early March 1999, and Welch was addressing a crowd of business executives at New York City's 92nd Street Y. They had come to hear about W...

Fortune: Thanks So Much For Your Advice; Now, Please Shut Upupdated: Mon Nov 22 1999 00:01:00

Talented, aggressive, and ambitious Marketing Guy doesn't get along with his engineers. Why? Because they keep saying no. They insist that the product changes he wants are far too complicated/expen...

Fortune: I Scream, You Scream--Saaay, Nice Carton!updated: Mon Oct 26 1998 00:01:00

It's no secret that despite its hippy-dippy image, Ben & Jerry's is just another profit-hungry company. But last winter the ice-cream maker, based in South Burlington, Vt., began phasing out one of...

Fortune: New Headline, Same Great Columnupdated: Mon Feb 16 1998 00:01:00

If you happened to find yourself shopping in your supermarket's pet food aisle about four years ago, you might have noticed an unusual claim on boxes of Alpo dry cat food. Instead of the usual sale...

Fortune: Digital Entrepreneurs The programs--from databases to accounting and office suites--you need to make it workupdated: Mon Dec 01 1997 00:01:00

If you're a small business owner, you've got some big clout--and plenty of new software designed to meet your needs. After years of trotting their wares to FORTUNE 500 firms, software companies are...

Fortune: Award Winners Our editors present the top corporate Websites.updated: Mon Dec 01 1997 00:01:00

In the tiny republic of Slovenija, a single Microsoft employee keeps his country's Internet surfers abreast of developments at the giant software company. He is just one of 400 editors, speaking 24...

Fortune: Peripherals The PC itself is only part of what you need for personal computing.updated: Mon Dec 01 1997 00:01:00

One of the better known companies on the planet has spent a fortune reminding everyone that what's inside the computer is important. What's outside the computer is important, too. Use a small, cram...

Fortune: After Gutenberg The best tools for publishing on the Webupdated: Mon Dec 01 1997 00:01:00

It might appear to be the last refuge of the lunatic fringe, a million-channel wasteland giving every conspiracy nut, rock band, and college nerd 15 seconds of global fame. Yet, the World Wide Web ...

Fortune: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY IS THE NEXT BIG THINGupdated: Mon Aug 04 1997 00:01:00

I remember when my father brought home his first Polaroid instant camera. It was a thrill when he snapped a picture and pulled out the film. The kids would fight over who got to hold the film's cov...

Fortune: PUBLISHING SOFTWARE WITH A TOUCH OF WIZARDRYupdated: Mon Mar 17 1997 00:01:00

I'm a word guy--not an artist or professional designer. In fact, I get panicky at the thought of trying to turn a blank page into a newsletter, flier, or brochure. But sometimes I have to do that t...

Fortune: A FORTUNE FOR THE FUTUREupdated: Mon Sep 30 1996 00:01:00

Do not adjust your set. The issue of FORTUNE you hold in your hand is indeed quite different from any you have seen before--in typography, color palette, organization, even size.

Fortune: USWEB WEBSITE DESIGN FRANCHISESupdated: Mon Jul 08 1996 00:01:00

SANTA CLARA, CA. Founded 1995 Revenues: none employees: 46 Private


Not long ago my 16-year-old polished off a chemistry lab report complete with diagrams, graphs, charts, and tables, then walked into the office and declared, "Dad, we need a new printer."

Money Magazine: STOCK OF THE MONTH: XEROX A '60s hero reborn / Xerox aims to copy its glorious pastupdated: Sat Oct 01 1994 00:01:00

Imagine creating a brand name so powerful that it became a verb in the English language. Then imagine what it would take to squander such predominance. Well, the people at Xerox Corp. (XRX, NYSE, $...

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon Jun 28 1993 00:01:00

ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING -- After building one successful company, Efi Arazi, 56, is now on his second. In 1988, Arazi left Scitex Corp., the $550-million-a-year manufacturer of graphic design and p...

Fortune: BETTING ON THE 21ST CENTURY JET Boeing is gambling billions on the 777 and notching up the risk with a radical computer-aided deupdated: Mon Apr 20 1992 00:01:00

TRAVELING by commercial jet is about as thrilling as riding a rush-hour bus. Creating that jet, on the other hand, rings of grand adventure. It is today's equivalent of building the Panama Canal or...

Fortune: THE NEW LOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHY The transition from film to electronic imaging seems sure to excite consumers and create fast-growinupdated: Mon Jul 01 1991 00:01:00

HOLD ON to your lens caps, shutterbugs. A storm of technological innovations and new products is gathering over the world of photography. When it breaks sometime in the 1990s, it will blow away muc...


''Desktop publishing.'' What an ambitious locution! Like ''table tennis'' or ''thumb wrestling,'' it promises great activity in a very small space. Rather than legions of writers, designers, typogr...

Fortune: APPLE FINALLY INVADES THE OFFICE A frontal assault three years ago flopped, so the company started pushing Macintoshes through cupdated: Mon Nov 09 1987 00:01:00

TO HEAR SOME people talk, you'd think Apple Computer was about to sweep across the desktops of American business, sacking the IBM empire the way the Ostrogoths humbled Rome. Excited customers every...

Money Magazine: Desktop Publishing The advent of laser-driven printers and page-layout programs has opened the publishing world to the era of thupdated: Wed Jul 01 1987 00:01:00

A newcomer to Atlanta last year, clinical psychologist David Adams, 41, needed an effective yet discreet way to hang out his shingle. ''I'd wanted to put out a newsletter for some time, and this se...

Fortune: Manhattan Graphics Corp.updated: Mon Feb 17 1986 00:01:00

Deep in the heart of Manhattan's printing district, a 47-year-old printing and ; typesetting firm is pioneering a new use for personal computers: desktop publishing. ReadySetGo, a $195 software pro...

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