• Forbes, May 27, 2013

  • By: Forbes
  • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • Highlights
  • Release date: 05-27-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Forbes

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Welcome to Forbes for May 27th, 2013 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.

In the cover story, “Meg Whitman Jolts HP as its Reluctant Savior” - Two years into an epically challenged tenure, Meg Whitman may yet emerge as Hewlett-Packard's best CEO since its founders.

Also, “The Tech Innovator who Almost Killed Saddam Hussein” - In 1992, a decade before the U-S invasion of Iraq, Doron Kempel led Israel’s secret mission to kill Saddam Hussein and alter the course of history. Then an earsplitting explosion rocked the desert. And everything changed.

Next, “The World's Most Powerful Women 2013 - This year's list goes beyond the traditional taxonomy of the power elite (political and economic might). These change-agents are actually shifting our very idea of clout and authority and, in the process, transforming the world in fresh and exhilarating ways.

Then, “LeBron James Is the NBA's Leading Shoe Salesman” - The game’s most dominant player is also crushing the competition in stores, outselling his nearest rival’s signature sneakers 6-to-1 in the U-S.

We'll also tell you about, “Sinful Broker Denial and How an Index Ends It” - A new index assesses the possibility that politicians’ actions affect the markets.

Followed by, “Invasion of the Machines: iRobot Hunts Bombs, Cleans Floors, Now Wants to Heal You” - The end of iRobot's military boom focused it on figuring out how to make money off civilians.

And in our final story, “Can We Get a Decent Smartphone Camera?” - Rambus invented a sensor that captures light as the human eye sees it. It may sell big if consumers stop caring about megapixels.

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