Brainstorm Tech Videos

  • Is Silicon Valley out of touch? 

    Investor John Doerr defends Silicon Valley's culture against arguments by the New Yorker's George Packer that the tech industry is disconnected from the middle class.

  • Is Silicon Valley out of touch? 

    Investor John Doerr defends Silicon Valley's culture against arguments by the New Yorker's George Packer that the tech industry is disconnected from the middle class.

  • Ticketmaster could have been 'an Amazon' 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino explains how Ticketmaster's aging technology has hampered its opportunities for growth.

  • YouTube's growing influence on TV 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, NBC and CBS executives compare YouTube to the early days of cable television.

  • Uber calls competitor service 'criminal' 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick talks about competition from ride-sharing services like Lyft.

  • Why ESPN hired Nate Silver 
    Why ESPN hired Nate Silver(1:08)Jul 23 2013

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, ESPN executive John Kosner talks about how the sports network plans to use its latest hire, analytics guru Nate Silver.

  • Wal-Mart's plan to beat Amazon 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, Wal-Mart Global E-commerce CEO Neil Ashe discusses what the retail giant is doing to compete with Amazon in the online shopping space.

  • James Murdoch on MySpace mistake 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, 21st Century Fox International CEO James Murdoch talks about what he's learned from mistakes like MySpace and the Daily.

  • How Fox plans to take on ESPN 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, 21st Century Fox Intl. CEO James Murdoch talks about the company's plans for Fox Sports One, a new all sports network.

  • How Aereo beat the TV networks 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia discusses how he was able to grow his video streaming company despite lawsuits from TV networks.

  • eBay CEO: Airbnb is the next eBay 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky and eBay CEO John Donahoe discuss what they've learned from each other.

  • Key to NBA's success? Embracing tech 

    NBA Commissioner David Stern says the basketball league is looking to expand its use of technology to improve gameplay and increase its audience.

  • StubHub founder's new video venture 

    After selling his ticket resale site, StubHub to eBay, Jeff Fluhr is back with a new social video startup called Spreecast.

  • Andreessen: U.S. design means U.S. profits 

    Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen says concern about China manufacturing is overblown because as long as things are designed in the US, that's where the profits stay.

  • Zynga's post-IPO challenges 
    Zynga's post-IPO challenges(4:02)Jul 18 2013

    CEO Mark Pincus says getting high-use games like Words With Friends and Draw Something to bring in higher revenues is one of the biggest challenges facing the company.

  • Why China's YouTube bought its archrival 

    YouKu CEO Victor Koo says creating a large-scale video platform was the main reason his company bought the second-largest online video platform in China.

  • Why negative ads don't work in business 

    Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper says short term benefits that candidates get from negative ads are outweighed by the long-term damage it causes.

  • Tech titans spar over future of America 

    Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and tech investor Peter Thiel get into a heated debate about whether America is heading in the right direction.

  • JCPenney killing checkout counter by 2014 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, CEO Ron Johnson discusses his plan to eliminate checkout counters for mobile and self-checkout.

  • Why AT&T keeps changing its price plans 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says he thinks his company has settled on a pricing model for data plans.

  • Why AT&T risked $3B T-Mobile breakup fee 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson explains why they risked and lost a huge breakup fee on T-Mobile deal.

  • Biggest risks to Apple's future success 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, two Apple analysts see challenges to the company in its post-Steve Jobs era.

  • China slowdown? Dell's feeling one 

    At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference CEO Michael Dell announced a new $60M venture fund and said sales have slowed in China.

  • Thiel: Google has $50B, doesn't innovate 

    Venture capitalist Peter Thiel tells Google Chairman Eric Schmidt the company has no idea how to invest its money.

  • Andreessen: Yahoo's new CEO has work to do 

    Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen says Marissa Mayer has a big challenge to fix Yahoo but thinks she is the right choice.

  • Why the NBA is the top sport on Twitter 

    NBA commisioner David Stern reveals how the NBA became the top sports league in social networking and his take on who Jeremy Lin signs with.

  • Will Spotify kill Pandora? 
    Will Spotify kill Pandora?(3:32)Jul 21 2011

    Daniel Ek, CEO of music service Spotify, says his service doesn't necessarily spell doom for Pandora.

  • Why Linkedin is today's Netscape 

    Famed investment banker Frank Quattrone explains why Linkedin reminds him of Netscape.

  • Why HP skipped Android and bought WebOS 

    The company says purchasing WebOS allows them to create the same experience across all their products.

  • Is crowdsourcing replacing the DJ? 

    Clear Channel's Bob Pittman says consumers still need help curating their listening tastes.

  • Can Google still be a startup? 

    Google CFO Patrick Pichette explains how the company is making quicker decisions to get back to its startup roots.

  • Why Verizon took second place for the iPhone 

    Verizon COO Lowell McAdam says Apple first passed on a Verizon iPhone due to Verizon's limited network functionality overseas.

  • Sixty-second startup pitch 
    Sixty-second startup pitch(1:04)Jul 20 2011

    Babak Pahlavan, CEO of Bay Area startup Cleversense, explains how his virtual butler app will make your life easier.

  • Summers: Default means financial Armageddon 

    The former Treasury secretary says if the debt ceiling is not raised the result will be like Lehman's collapse on steroids.

  • Summers: Winklevoss twins 'A-holes' 

    The former Treasury Secretary and Harvard president says the twins who claim the original Facebook idea came to him with a swagger -- and he responded in kind.

  • How Old Spice got to be number one 

    Procter and Gamble CEO Bob McDonald says engaging consumers online helped propell the body wash to the number one spot.

  • Why Twitter's founders left 
    Why Twitter's founders left(3:55)Jul 19 2011

    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo discusses the departures of Ev Williams and Biz Stone, and the return of Jack Dorsey.

  • Flipboard: iPad 'only tablet that matters' 

    CEO Mike McCue says Flipboard, the popular iPad app is coming to the iPhone in the summer, but there are no plans to build an Android app.

  • Walmart's 3D attack on Netflix 

    Vudu, the HD streaming service owned by Walmart, unveils a new 3D internet streaming to your TV.

  • Google chases Microsoft biz users 

    Google is trying to ramp up its enterprise business with versions of Gmail and other apps tailored for business users.

  • Petrobras bets on deepwater drilling 

    Fortune takes an exclusive tour of one of Petrobras's deepwater oil rigs off the coast of Brazil.

  • One professor vs. the Internet 

    Dawn Song, an associate professor at UC Berkeley, is developing tools to make the Internet a safer place.

  • Tiny spy planes, big business 

    Soldiers use small, remote-controlled airplanes made by California-based Aerovironment to spy on enemies in battle.

  • Google shows off Honeycomb 
    Google shows off Honeycomb(2:46)Feb 2 2011

    Fortune's Michael Copeland says Google's Android operating system for tablets is sweet, but it may not be an iPad killer.

  • Nintendo enters the 3-D era 
    Nintendo enters the 3-D era(2:56)Jan 11 2011

    Reggie Fils-Aime, COO of Nintendo, talks about the strategy behind his company's upcoming 3-D gaming system.

  • Google, not Apple, driving tablets 

    Honeycomb, Google's not-quite-ready tablet operating system is the talk of the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Mac App Store's odd pricing system 

    Fortune's JP Mangalidan says Apple's new app store for Macs has some solid applications, but the pricing is very inconsistent.

  • Callaway's new high tech driver 

    Fortune's Jessica Shambora puts the new golf club to the test and finds that it increases driving distance. The catch: a $300 price tag.

  • Netflix: DVDs dead, streaming lives 

    Reed Hastings, CEO of the pioneering DVD-by-mail rental business says he always knew DVDs were temporary for Netflix.

  • Netflix CEO: Redbox not a threat 

    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix says DVD-kiosk company Redbox is too small to hurt his company.

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