Welcome to Forbes for July 29th, 2013 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story: “Inside The Secret Tech Ventures That Are Reshaping The Israeli-Arab-Palestinian World” -- As Israeli and Palestinian politicians lurch toward peace talks, entrepreneurs have been quietly taking action.
Also, “Is Your College Going Broke? The Most and Least Financially Fit Schools In America.”
Next, “Behind Forbes College Financial Grades” -- Except for a small number of elite institutions, listed tuition rates almost never reflect the underlying financial well-being of a college.
Then, “Juiced Up: Inside $3.5 Billion Organic Giant Hain Celestial, Whole Foods' Biggest Supplier” -- Irwin Simon built the world's largest natural foods company -- and hit an economic home run for New York State. Now he plans to spend more than $100 million a year on acquisitions to double Hain Celestial's U-S sales to $2 billion.
We'll also tell you, “How An Enron Cast-Off Became One Of America's Great Oil Companies” -- Mark Papa transformed EOG Resources into one of the great companies in the industry. What he says about the fracking boom will surprise you.
Followed by, “Intervention in the Third World: A Case for Masterly Inactivity?” One doesn't need to be a general to see that further military involvement in the Muslim world would be foolish.
And in our final story, “Hackers Reveal Nasty New Car Attacks--With Me Behind The Wheel” -- A pair of Pentagon-funded hackers prove it's possible to take control of your car with a few keystrokes. Time for Detroit to wake up.