In Gina Keating's new book, Netflixed: The Epic Battle for America's Eyeballs, the story of the rise of Netflix sounds almost as juicy as those in the movies it rents out in those signature red envelopes: Two Silicon Valley tech dreamers turn a DVD-by-mail service into a $3 billion empire. Along ... More >>
By Ernest Hardy, Karina Longworth and Mark Olsen Some of our notables showed great courage this year, others are simply notorious, but all 10 had a big impact in 2011.
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