Silicon Valley's stealth power
TABLE OF CONTENTS
March 17, 2014
Cover Story

Ben Horowitz is schooling techâÄôs young guns. By Miguel Helft

THE WORLD'S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES
  • The list

    The list

    Atop our annual ranking: innovators, disrupters, and companies that overcome adversity.

  • Delta takes off

    Delta takes off

    Led by CEO Richard Anderson, the airline is growing internationally, courting business travelers, and booking record profits. By Shawn Tully

FEATURES
  • Taking on the trolls

    Taking on the trolls

    In the crossfire between so-called patent trolls and big companies, RPX looks to provide a market solution to the nation's most pressing legal challenge. By Roger Parloff

  • Finding value in a turbulent world

    Finding value in a turbulent world

    Global markets -- particularly emerging ones -- have been looking increasingly uncertain of late. But turmoil can mean opportunity. By Lauren Silva Laughlin; graphics by Nicolas Rapp

  • Big CoalâÄôs last stand

    Big Coal's last stand

    As public opinion hardens on the ethics of burning the fuel, Peabody fights for West Coast terminals to expand exports to Asia. By Richard Martin

INSIGHTS
  • Nina Easton

    Nina Easton

    Trust the private sector, not Washington, to get job training right.

  • Geoff Colvin

    Geoff Colvin

    Investor March Madness: WeâÄôre wired for blunders, but can improve odds.

  • Becky Quick

    Becky Quick

    J.P. Morgan's $200 million problem (and Target's and Yahoo's ...)

MACRO
  • Closer look

    Closer look

    Steven Murphy, the first American to run Christie's, has a three-part plan to keep the auction house on top. By Ryan Bradley

  • Briefing

    Briefing

    A pricey social network helps the one percent meet the one percent. By Caroline Fairchild

  • Game Changers

    Game Changers

    How a Danish firm helped LEGO find its fun. By Ryan Bradley

  • Leaders in Innovation

    Leaders in Innovation

    With TrueCar, Scott Painter wants to bring transparency and ease to the auto industry. By Michal Lev-Ram

  • Interview

    Interview

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks with Fortune's Sheila Bair about modernizing the troops, the risks in Asia, and more.

  • Great Workplaces

    Great Workplaces

    A construction firm levels the playing field for minority workers. By Catherine Dunn

PURSUITS
  • Road Warrior

    Road Warrior

    Don't book your next trip without reading these top tips from the world's best travel sleuth. By Peter Greenberg

VENTURE
  • How I Got Started

    How I Got Started

    Jim McCann, CEO of 1-800-Flowers.com, transformed a florist shop into a $1 billion global brand. Interview by Dinah Eng

  • Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish

    Five ways to protect your ideas.

TECH
  • Revivals

    Revivals

    Sony jettisons PCs, shuns TVs, and redefines the meaning of "tech company." By Andrew Nusca

  • Tech@work

    Tech@work

    Is Vox Media a different kind of media company, or just a more tech-savvy one? By Jessi Hempel

  • The Fortune 500 series

    The Fortune 500 series

    In pursuit of a younger clientele, Dockers gets smarter about social media. By Sheila Marikar

  • Connected

    Connected

    John Thompson, Microsoft's new board chairman, discusses his latest passion projects. By Adam Lashinsky

INVEST
  • Advice from the Oracle

    Advice from the Oracle

    Why I like to think of stocks like farms. Lessons from a pair of real estate purchases. By Warren Buffett

  • Wealth adviser

    Wealth adviser

    Want a bargain? Look at municipal bonds. By Janice Revell

  • 21st-century investing

    21st-century investing

    Some options strategies are available as ETFs. They can pay off -- but only in certain circumstances. By Lauren Silva Laughlin

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