This month (and every few years), the arbiters of time at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service add an extra “leap second” to account for Earth’s slightly erratic rotational pattern. (That way, in a few thousand years, we aren’t eating lunch at midnight.) It’s unnoticeable to most, but not these companies. Here’s how much they earn every single second.
collectionsInnovation FestivalCurrent Issue
World Changing Ideas
New workplaces, new food sources, new medicine--even an entirely new economic system.
The major tech ecosystems that battle for our attention and dollars.
What’s next for hardware, software, and services.
The brave new world of automation, from AI to drones.
How our urban centers are building toward the future.
Most Creative People
See members of our Most Creative People in Business community: leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways.
An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and videographers who tell brand stories through Fast Company's distinctive lens.