Forbes, July 25, 2011

  • by Forbes
  • Narrated by Ken Borgers
  • 1 hrs and 38 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Forbes for July 25th, 2011 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story, we'll tell you about, “The Most Innovative Companies” - Innovation is the lifeblood of our global economy and a strategic priority for all companies and CEOs everywhere.
Also, “Marc Benioff, Mister Disruptor” – Marc Benioff's Salesforce.com is the most innovative company in the world. Here's why.
Next, “Royal College Bargain” - With private universities in the U.S. charging $50,000-plus, you can save by earning a degree abroad--even at Will and Kate's alma mater.
We'll also tell you about, “Trolling For Suckers” - Former Microsofter Nathan Myhrvold has been adept at raising $5 billion for patent investments. When will he pay the money back?
Then, “Jet Green” - We tagged along on the first transatlantic flight powered by biofuel. The seats were leather. The chardonnay was chilled. And our Gulfstream cut its carbon emissions by 5.5 metric tons.
Followed by, “A Drug Of Your Own” - Biotech scientist Fred Van Goor is leading the way toward more personalized--and expensive--medicines.
And in our final story, “Football's Fantasy.” As fans and owners focus on the lockout, the NFL's Brian Rolapp is quietly building a social gaming powerhouse.

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  • Release Date: 07-25-2011
  • Publisher: Forbes