CEO's $500,000 Salary Burns Startup Into Fire Sale

Owen Thomas · 02/27/09 09:04PM

8020 Media hoped to revolutionize the magazine business. Instead, it has circled down the drain, ending up in the hands of shadowy investors after a new CEO with a Condé Nast résumé looted the startup.

Halsey Minor, the angriest rich man in America

Owen Thomas · 12/05/08 01:00PM

Since he escaped the dotcom bust with a considerable fortune, Halsey Minor, the founder of tech-news site CNET, has been acquiring art, real estate, and a blonde trophy wife. You'd think he'd be happy. You'd be wrong.