All this talk about "ephemerality" is silly. Snapchat's true brilliance is in its creative capabilities.
FORTUNE -- One day last December, while on vacation, I whipped out my cell phone in a moment of boredom, held it in front of my face, and took an unflattering selfie.
It didn't end there. My finger became a magical stylus, tapping and swiping my phone's display to decorate my contorted face and double-chin with streaks MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Dec 23, 2013 6:00 AM ET
Coin, Square and other next-generation payment technologies have credit card companies excited -- and scrambling.
FORTUNE -- This week, I have bounced between decked-out department stores, cozy cafes, and speeding taxis, swiping my credit cards all along the way, more than 20 times in total. Despite the iPhone in my pocket -- an Internet-connected device that can communicate, geolocate, and yes, pay for goods across the globe with one tap of MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Dec 10, 2013 5:00 AM ET
The Instagram exec has always been drawn to a challenge. Snapchat just happens to be the newest one on her list.
FORTUNE -- On Tuesday, the tech world was abuzz with news that Emily White plans to leave her role as head of Instagram's business operations to become of-the-moment startup Snapchat's COO.
Two years old with over 400 million daily "snaps," the ephemeral-photo sharing company surprised its northern competitors by snagging such MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Dec 6, 2013 2:29 PM ET
Now Oakley might help make the centerpiece of Bubba Watson's viral video into a real vehicle.
FORTUNE -- Bubba Watson is not your ordinary golfer. Before donning Augusta National's esteemed green jacket, the 2012 Masters champion was busy creating a music video with fellow pros Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan, and Ben Crane. The Golf Boys' synchronized dance moves lit up the Internet -- and about two years later, it seems Watson has gone MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Apr 4, 2013 2:26 PM ET
Few women have joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that enables their careers to explode like Marissa Mayer's. Here are specific recommendations on accelerating the pace of women in high-tech.
By Jack Hidary and Cindy Padnos
The announcement Monday that Yahoo (YHOO) selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a great signal for Silicon Valley. Marissa joined Google (GOOG) as its 20th employee back in 1999 MOREJul 17, 2012 9:55 AM ET
TOA Technologies says American workers lose some $37 billion a year just waiting for deliveries and repairmen to show up. Their technology promises to fix that.
FORTUNE -- A survey released last Thursday estimates that, over the last year, American workers lost some $37 billion while sitting, waiting and wishing for technicians and delivery men to show up at their homes. TOA Technologies, the company that commissioned the study, says MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Nov 7, 2011 12:51 PM ET
Spoondate.com takes familiar concepts from Facebook and Match and mashes them up with Yelp. Question is, can it get a bite of the big market for niche dating sites?
FORTUNE -- I'm guiding my cursor down a page of cravings: "I'm craving deep dish at Little Star Pizza." "I'm craving carrot cupcakes at American Cupcake." "I'm craving oh-so-creamy burrata at Asellina Ristorante." It's nearly noon; my stomach yelps.
This isn't a restaurant MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Aug 31, 2011 10:57 AM ET
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