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The View From Space

A startup uses satellites and AI to measure, and maybe mitigate, the climate crisis

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 11, 2021

Three Challenges to Central Bank Autonomy

Three Challenges to Central Bank Autonomy

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 11, 2021

Does New Cash Make Stocks Go Up?

Theory said more investors coming into the market doesn’t matter. Then meme stocks hit

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

China's Boozy Work Culture Fuels a #MeToo Reckoning

Companies are updating employee guidelines to tackle excessive drinking and sexual harassment

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

A Chance to Build a More Inclusive Fed

Recent departures increase pressure to appoint more outsiders and minorities

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

Patreon Prepares For Its Close-Up

The service, which lets creators offer subscriptions, is beginning to compete more directly with tech giants

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

The Internet's Used-Auto Dealers Want to Buy Your Car

Startups selling cars online are thriving, in part because they’re so good at buying cars online

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

The Hamptons, But Better

With new restaurants and hotels, Long Island’s North Fork is acquiring the sheen of its trendy neighbor—but with fewer crowds and at a (slightly) lower cost.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF A SAFETY-NET HOSPITAL

Mercy Hospital, a 168-year-old anchor on Chicago’s South Side, was about to succumb to the brutal economics of health care for America's poor and uninsured. Then an unlikely savior appeared

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

Warding Off A Pig Plague

If African swine fever reaches Puerto Rico it could shut down U.S. pork exports

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

‘Most Americans today believe the stock market is rigged.  And they're right'

Insider trading allows the well-connected to profit from privileged information. Technically it’s illegal—but only technically

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Bloomberg Businessweek
October 04, 2021

We Wanted Flying Cars. Instead We Got Targeted Ads, More Surveillance, Insurrectionists, and Peter Thiel

An exclusive excerpt from The Contrarian, a new biography

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

Came Through Drippin

Most of the world relies on flood irrigation to water crops. A more efficient alternative hasn’t been widely adopted because it’s so expensive. One Israeli soil physicist has the answer: a tiny plastic widget

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

Mexico's Two-Track Recovery

A U.S.-powered rebound along the northern border has left much of the country behind

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September 27, 2021

HOLD STILL, SKYSCRAPERS

New York’s tallest, most opulent residences can also be headaches to live in. Is that a problem for everyone else, or an opportunity?

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

THE GOBLIN IN THE BATTERY

To deal with climate change and power the cars of tomorrow, we’ll need to solve the cobalt problem

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

AI THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE

Timnit Gebru, Google’s former co-head of ethical AI research, on how to rethink and reform her field

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

EASE OF SHOES

Nike’s Go FlyEase sneakers mark a big step for hands-free, accessible footwear. The underlying technology has more places to go

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

More Debt Ceiling Drama

The national pastime is back, but this time Democrats can finally break the cycle

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

NARROWING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE, BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

With help from Washington, the 120 million Americans without high-speed internet access have their best shot in a generation at getting it—so long as they’re flexible on how

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

Too Big. May Still Fail

As developer Evergrande faces a debt crunch, China tries to depend less on real estate

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September 27, 2021

Winning a Wager on U.S. Sports Betting

Fantasy football app FanDuel converts players into gamblers

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2021

The Dinosaur Cowboy's Long Ride

Permissive laws have created a booming market for fossils. Paleontologists aren’t thrilled, but for Clayton Phipps and his peers, it’s a living

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

Border Conflicts

“Covid Zero” kept Australia safe, if isolated, for 18 months. Now its states are split over how to move on

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

A Crack in the App Economy

Apple says it won its lawsuit with Epic, but the court’s decision shows how app store gatekeepers could lose control

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

Home on the Greens

Golf-driven real estate is finally getting out of the rough.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

The Inflation Guy Is Feeling Pumped

After a spike in consumer prices, Michael Ashton finds himself very busy

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

Pictographs of Hate

Moderating emojis is a technical challenge, but critics say Facebook and Twitter make it too hard

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

Fighting to Be More Than A Cog in the Machine

A German auto parts maker seeks to engineer itself a future for the post-Merkel era

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

Get in Bed With LVMH

With its new Cheval Blanc hotel—16 years in the making—the luxury behemoth reinvents a cultural landmark.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021