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Google paid this much to the guy who briefly owned Google.com

A former employee nabbed the domain name for one minute back in September when Google somehow let its ownership slip.

By January 29, 2016


Imagine Apple with an MBA at top, no Steve Jobs

Apple would probably cease to exist if it was run by a cutthroat MBA texbook-thumping executive. Innovation and product risk-taking just isn't in their DNA.

By July 16, 2011


From grad school to plugging in to Google's cloud

Ben Wheeler took a gamble that grad school would pay off. After two years of a grueling engineering and MBA program, he'll be working at Google, where he'll apply his operations chops to cloud computing.

By May 11, 2011


Yale MBA dean to found Apple University

Apple will have a new program early next year called Apple University, and while it's not clear what that will entail, Yale's Joel Podolny has been tapped as its leader.

By October 22, 2008


Lessons from a Harvard MBA grad who said no to Google

The story of Philip Delves Broughton's two years spent at Harvard might suggest lessons for today's tech businesses.

By September 16, 2008


MBA job hunters find Silicon Valley more welcoming

MBAs find that more tech companies are shaking off the effects of the dot-com crash and starting to hire again.

By January 10, 2006


The open-source programmer who means business

Linux expert and MBA candidate Alan Cox talks about the GPL, patent politics and the drive to the desktop.

By February 2, 2006


Veritas CFO leaves on MBA lie

The software maker says that former CFO Kenneth E. Lonchar falsely claimed to have received an MBA from Stanford University.

By October 3, 2002


Yes, it's the people--but for other reasons

A News.com reader writes that technology is being held back because VCs are unwilling to look past their MBA spreadsheet logic into revolutionary ideas.

September 26, 2001


How much should you tell a VC?

Stanford MBA student Jamie Earle says there's no faster way to get turned down by a venture capitalist than to ask her to sign a nondisclosure agreement.

July 10, 2001