A tenth of Kannapolis, North Carolina, residents were laid off after the local textile mill closed. A billionaire bought the mill and turned it into a mecca for biotechnology and life sciences research. Now many residents are human research subjects.
Thursday, July 24
Tuesday, July 22
Tuesday, July 15
On a $40 million raise and a fired co-founder.
Saturday, July 12
Friday, July 11
On Amir Taaki and Cody Wilson, two anarchists with a history of creating controversial software, and their dream of an economy based on untraceable, uncontrollable money.
Thursday, July 10
Dov Charney’s struggle to keep control of American Apparel.
Wednesday, July 9
The 50,000-word story of Microsoft’s antitrust case.
Saturday, July 5
Tom Monaghan started Domino’s. Mike Ilitch started Little Caesers. Both became billionaires, both live in Detroit, both are now over 75. They’ve made very different decisions about how to spend their fortunes.
Monday, June 30
Friday, June 27
What happens after your goofy little company gets swallowed by Amazon.
Monday, June 23
The postscript of a viral hit.