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Bet On It

A Silicon Valley-backed startup wants to bring Wall Street-style trading to the outcome of events. Some regulators say that’s a terrible idea

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

You're Browsing All Wrong

A startup wants to discard the standard formula for the web browser

7 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Killer Heat Is Here

The record temperatures ravaging India are a warning of global catastrophes to come

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Opening the Spigot

Conservatives want to limit social media companies’ power to control content

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Expanding Access to Mind Expansion

Companies offer guided drug trips on jungle retreats, at city clinics, and in your living room

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Europe's Travel Rebound Wobbles

A staffing crisis at airlines, airports, and even the Chunnel left some operators overwhelmed

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Better-Odds Babies

Genetic testing companies promise they can predict an embryo’s probable future health. Some parents don’t want to stop there

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Are We Still Doing Scooters?

Lime says people are scooting more than ever, but providing urban transit is a hard way to make unicorn-level profits

2 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

"You Know What's Cool?"

Facebook has spent a decade successfully ripping off its newer, hotter rivals. But this time, it tried to copy TikTok and blew up Instagram instead

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Pivoting to Troll

Elon Musk’s incessant posting may do wonders for his ego and clout in right-wing circles, but it has destroyed value pretty much everywhere else

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

The Nudge Conundrum

Ride-hailing companies are gaming drivers. Drivers are trying to game back. It hasn’t been a joyride

10 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

The Tech Issue: How It Started How It's Going

The market collapse isn't just the inevitable result of macroeconomic forces like high interest rates and inflation. It's also the best opportunity in more than a decade to reckon with the tech industry's excess

7 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Where Oil Funds a New Deal

New Mexico is using a tax windfall to pay for moonshot social programs

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 30 - June 06, 2022 (Double Issue)

Astronomical Harassment

A long-term survey of women in astronomy reveals a sordid culture of discrimination and inequality in academia

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

Bottom-Fishing Can Be Scary

In a rough year for stocks, it’s tempting to try to grab bargains now. Just be careful

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 09, 2022

RETHINKING FAIR PAY

Companies are overhauling compensation amid an uptick in relocations

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

MAKING CONTACT

Getting close enough to touch an animal usually isn't a great idea. But in a quiet lagoon on Mexico's Baja Peninsula, the whales are happy to oblige

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

BUILD BACKS BETTER

In a scoliosis market where treatments have changed little since the 1970s, even new brace technology shows how far we still have to go

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

The Teen Who Defied DeFi

How a young math whiz nabbed $16 million by exploiting decentralized finance | Index Finance was one of the great hopes of decentralized finance, the blockchain-based movement challenging Wall Street's gatekeepers. With one swift set of transactions, an 18-year-old math prodigy liquidated $16 million of its assets and opened a new legal frontier

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

Nigerian Projects Stall as Chinese Loans Dry Up

President Buhari's legacy could be marred by Beijing's waning appetite for costly public works abroad

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

The Twitter Deal's Big Debt Bill

If the acquisition goes through, the company will face mounting interest expenses as it tries to grow

3 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

The Very Last of Lehman Brothers

The bank whose collapse marked the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis is only mostly dead. Meet the people attending to its final remains

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

This Time Is Different

The slump that startups thought would never happen has arrived

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

Will American Owners Make Football More Like Football?

More than half of England's major soccer clubs will be backed by US money. That has fans worried

7 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 23, 2022

A Pharaoh Goes to Oxford

The star of the opera Akhnaten takes his role so seriously, he’s been offered a fellowship in Egyptology

3 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 16, 2022

Shanghai's Black Eye

Expats are ditching the city, jeopardizing efforts to turn it into a top financial hub in Asia

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 02, 2022

The Best A Man Can Get?

To be more relevant to younger consumers, Gillette introduced a retro line of men’s grooming products and teamed up with Bugatti on a $170 razor. The strategy seems to have pulled the company out of a, uh, hairy situation

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 16, 2022

Style Points

Shaina Taub, writer and composer of the off-Broadway hit Suffs, takes on The Devil Wears Prada—with some help from Elton John

3 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 16, 2022

The End of China's Bulk-Buying Boom

A distinctive form of e-commerce is in free fall after a shift in attitude in Beijing

5 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 16, 2022

STEAMED

FOR A MEASURE OF JUST HOW FED UP AMERICAN WORKERS ARE, LOOK TO STARBUCKS, WHERE BARISTAS ARE UNIONIZING ALA PACE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN UNIMAGINABLE A YEAR AGO AND INSPIRING SIMILAR ACTIVISM ELSEWHERE

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
May 16, 2022

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