Magazine Issue
September 1 2017
Fortune3 min read
New Kids on the Blockchain
THERE OUGHT TO BE a restraining order preventing the word “revolutionary” from getting too close to the word “technology.” The overwhelming number of apps, algorithms, and other inventions of code that emerge from week to week do not, in fact, transf
Fortune3 min readPolitics
Obamacare’s Thousand Cuts
After the GOP’s failed push for repeal, the ACA lives on. But the health exchanges—and the insurers that serve them—are still in big trouble.
Fortune1 min readPolitics
Europe Fumes Over Russian Gas
In punishing Vladimir Putin with sanctions, Congress could also give a leg up to U.S. gas interests, and boost EU prices.
Fortune2 min readFood & Wine
The Food Industry’s Urgent Question: What Is Milk?
A WAR IS BREWING in the grocery aisle over an existential quandary: What is the real definition of the food we eat? A new class of startups is gaining market share with plant-based alternatives to refrigerator staples like milk and meat. But trade gr
Fortune3 min read
Ubisoft’s CEO Isn’t Playing Games
Yves Guillemot is pushing the video game publisher to keep innovating in a fast-changing industry.
Fortune2 min read
Talking Tech Disruption
What do you get when you gather some of the tech industry’s most provocative thinkers in Aspen? A brainstorm session like no other.
Fortune5 min readTech
A Big Payoff for Cybercop Stocks
High-profile hacks have global companies scrambling to boost their cyberdefense budgets. Which security providers will make the most of the opportunity?
Fortune4 min read
Get Out of His Lane
George Hotz, at age 17, was the first person to unlock the iPhone. Now, he’s unlocking the self-driving potential of everyday cars.
Fortune3 min read
In the Belly of the Brazen Bull
The Lamborghini Aventador S boasts a “masterpiece” suite of technical innovations. So how will it perform in the hands of a supercar novice?
Fortune2 min readEntrepreneurship
Once Coddled, Now Curbed
Investors gave founders a strikingly long leash to pursue their vision. The decision has come back to bite them.
Fortune15 min read
Blockchain Mania!
EVEN IF THE CRAZE FOR BITCOIN AND ETHEREUM ABATES, THE POWER OF THE “BLOCKCHAIN” TECH BEHIND THOSE CURRENCIES IS VERY REAL. HERE’S HOW BUSINESSES ARE TRYING TO HARNESS IT—AND WHY THEY CAN’T AFFORD TO IGNORE IT.
Fortune15 min read
The 21st-Century Bank Robbery
CRYPTOCURRENCY IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE WORLD OF FINANCE. IT’S ALSO SHOCKINGLY EASY TO STEAL. HERE’S HOW COINBASE, THE WORLD’S BIGGEST CRYPTOEXCHANGE, IS FIGHTING TO REPAIR BLOCKCHAIN’S MOST DANGEROUS FLAW.
Fortune35 min read
40 40
YOUNG PEOPLE MAY NOT RUN THE WORLD, but you could be forgiven for thinking they did. The following pages contain a litany of fresh-faced leaders upending industries and helming some of the world’s most important businesses, not to mention the largest
Fortune19 min read
The Last Railroad Tycoon
HUNTER HARRISON BECAME A LEGEND BY REVIVING THREE AILING RAILROADS, AND MAKING BILLIONS FOR BILL ACKMAN AND BILL GATES. NOW HE’S PROMISING TO DO IT AGAIN—THIS TIME WITH CSX, AMERICA’S THIRD-LARGEST FREIGHT CARRIER. COULD THIS 72-YEAR-OLD HOLD THE SECRET TO AN INDUSTRIAL RENAISSANCE?