Fix Mortgage Finance, or We'll Do It for You, Regulator Tells Congress
By Andrew Ackerman | June 12, 2019
Mark Calabria urges ending government conservatorship of mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
How did WeWork's Adam Neumann turn office space with "community" into a $47 billion company? Not by sharing.
By Reeves Wiedeman | June 10, 2019
In early January, employees of the We Company, formerly known as WeWork, gathered in Los Angeles for its annual summit.
What is a risk-free safe asset? Safety ambiguity
By Mark Rzepczynski | June 10, 2019
What is a risk-free asset? Similarly, what is the risk-free rate?
The Coalition Out to Kill Tech as We Know It
By Alexis C. Madrigal | June 4, 2019
With enemies like these, the industry is going to need some friends.
Google Chrome, the perfect antitrust villain?
By Alex Danco | May 30, 2019
Which of these tech products is most deserving of antitrust scrutiny, and arguably the best candidate for forced divesture in a Big Tech Breakup?
The end of mobile
By Benedict Evans | May 28, 2019
I've been making charts of internet use, mobile phones and smartphones since the early 2000s. At one point, they were confounding and exciting - could it really be growing that fast?
Metadata is the Biggest Little Problem Plaguing the Music Industry
By Dani Deahl | May 29, 2019
It's a crisis that has left, by some estimations, billions on the table unpaid to musicians
NASA is opening the space station to commercial business and more private astronauts
By Loren Grush | June 7, 2019
Today, NASA executives announced that the space agency will open up parts of the International Space Station to more commercial opportunities, allowing companies unprecedented use of the space station’s facilities, including filming commercials or movies against the backdrop of space.
Crowds: What Mount Everest Teaches Us About Alpha
By Joshua M Brown | May 28, 2019
Over the weekend, everyone was sharing this New York Times piece about what’s happened to Mount Everest.
How the Spreadsheet happened
By Steven Levy | Oct 24, 2014
As Dan Bricklin remembers it, the idea first came to him in the spring of 1978 while he was sitting in a classroom at the Harvard Business School.