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The SEC Is On the Prowl For Crypto

Digital upstarts and securities regulators are playing a cat-and-mouse game

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

This Is a House Made of Bread

At the much-anticipated return of Art Basel, Urs Fischer’s tactile wonder will attract plenty of attention. But if it were a simple painting, would it attract more dollars?

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 20, 2021

When The State Is Absent

A year after Beirut’s devastating port blast, the government is AWOL— so the people have stepped in to rebuild

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

Caracas – A City Unravels

The cultural spaces and infrastructure of Venezuela’s capital were once the envy of Latin America. Decades of decline have taken their toll

9 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

When Ghost Cities Come Alive

Built on a grand scale with thousands of apartments, new roads and subway lines, and Instagrammable architecture, China’s overnight cities have something else now: People

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

The Political Perils of the Carless City

In Milan, authorities used the pandemic to push through changes aimed at reining in driving, while Helsinki has taken a more deliberate approach. In weaning people from cars, speed can be risky

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

END OF THE LINE

A photographer sets out to capture a city’s last pay phones before they disappear

8 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

Greetings From Telosa (Population 0, for Now)

Tech entrepreneur Marc Lore is planning to build a utopian megalopolis somewhere in the U.S. “Let the land be owned by the people!” he says. “But in a capitalistic sort of way”

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

Department Stores' New Lease on Life

Faded 20th-century shopping hubs are being reborn as colleges, libraries, and more

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

What Happened to That Police Reform Success Story?

In a city once heralded as a model for community policing, questions arise about the possibility of long-term change

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Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

There Is No Free Parking

The pandemic has reshaped cities’ ideas about the best uses for public space. A longtime parking-reform advocate and a growing number of city halls say it’s about time

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

Tuning In to a Happier City

Noise is an irritant of urban life. But there are ways to make it easier on the ears—and the psyche

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

Buy Now, Pay Later Bursts Through

Fintech companies have brought back the installment plan, and even Apple’s getting in

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 02, 2021

Cracking the Science of Smell

A new generation of companies is homing in on one of the hardest problems in tech: Replicating human scent

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 23, 2021

White-Hot American Summers

The epic family drama behind an iconic American weight loss camp for kids

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

When Nurses Won't Vax

Some are walking off the job instead of scheduling a shot, compounding the sector’s staffing woes

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

The Ticking Time Bomb Still on the Road

Millions of Takata air bags have been recalled around the world. Many remain unrepaired

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

The Unlikely Asset Class

Spencer Patton helped buy or sell about a quarter of the FedEx Ground delivery routes, a new road to riches for entrepreneurs

7 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

When Conservation Looks Like Evasion

The IRS is examining conservation easement deductions, putting promoters in its crosshairs

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

Target, The Police, And the Damage Done

For decades, America’s most upbeat retailer counted on local law enforcement to sweep people and problems from its doorstep. Now it’s being forced to acknowledge the cost

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

The Next War

Shield AI, a startup born of the conflict in Afghanistan, is looking for a broader mission

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

September Is Here. Normal Isn't

Delta threatens to keep more U.S. workers at home, jeopardizing the long-promised fall comeback

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

Florida's High-Stakes Mask War

The governor’s stance against school mandates has sparked a backlash

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

Fire Forecasting Could Reshape California

AI that predicts wildfires could keep many homeowners from losing their insurance. How else could it help?

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 30, 2021

Can a New Owner Pump Up Reebok?

Adidas is ditching the aging fitness brand, which never regained its 1980s glam

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 23, 2021

A Lost Chance to Track Covid?

A study of the trade in live wild animals at Wuhan wet markets stayed unpublished for more than a year

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 23, 2021

This Vacation Is a Real Trip

Psychedelic experiences are beginning to play an integral role at luxury resorts

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 23, 2021

METHANE HUNTERS

SCIENTISTS AND ACTIVISTS ARE RACING TO FIND GLOBE-WARMING LEAKS IN AMERICA’S LARGEST OIL FIELD—AND GET THEM PLUGGED BEFORE THEY COOK THE PLANET FURTHER

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 23, 2021

Moving at the Speed of Wealth

Billionaires and manufacturers alike turn to Robin Grove to get their collectibles delivered on time

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 23, 2021

King for a Day

At Le Grand Contrôle hotel, guests are treated like royalty— on the grounds of Versailles, no less.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 23, 2021