Hell for Elon Musk Is a Midsize Sedan
The future of Tesla.
The future of Tesla.
Mike Picarella wanted to protect a co-worker from humiliating sexual harassment. He didn’t expect his own life to be destroyed in the process.
“Electorates turned with special venom against parties offering what was in effect a milder version of the economic consensus: free-market capitalism with a softer edge. It’s as if the voters are saying to those parties: what actually are you for?”
The bizarre corruption scandal at Bilfinger International.
A history of modern capitalism from the perspective of the straw.
How the 130-year-old game company bounced back with the Switch.
“Jeffrey Levitt stole and misappropriated a grand total of fourteen million, six hundred ninety-nine thousand, nine hundred forty-seven dollars and fifty-eight cents. He stole all that. It was the largest single white-collar crime in Maryland history, almost bringing down the state’s entire savings and loan industry.” And it still wasn’t enough.
How Shane Smith built Vice.
How one of New York’s major trash haulers does business.
The anti-trust saga of Microsoft and Netscape.
Doug Schifter waged a one-man campaign to stop Uber from putting his fellow black-car drivers out of business. Then he decided to take his own life.
The rise of an amazing optical corporation and the future of our eyes.
Bill Benter did the impossible: He wrote an algorithm that couldn’t lose at the track. Close to a billion dollars later, he tells his story for the first time.
Mark Karpelès ran the largest Bitcoin exchange in the world until a heist made it insolvent, ultimately landing him in solitary confinement in Japanese prison.
“All human relations are a matter of record, ready to be revealed by a clever algorithm. Everyone is a spidergram now.”
How Jerry Falwell Jr. transformed Liberty University, one of the religious right’s most powerful institutions, into a wildly lucrative online empire.
North Carolina’s Alexander County is a Southern Baptist stronghold. It’s also home to Mitchell Gold, an outspoken gay rights activist and the CEO of one of the region’s largest employers.
One in three families can’t afford diapers. Why are they so expensive?
As it scrambled to compete, the tech company cut tens of thousands of U.S. workers, hitting its most senior employees hardest and flouting rules against age bias.
On PredictIt, a site that allows you to bet on politics, and the people who are getting rich off it.
Baba Ramdev renounced the material world twenty-three years ago to become a Hindu ascetic. Now he’s on TV selling toothpaste, instant noodles, and toilet cleaners and the company he is believed to control is poised to become the biggest consumer goods seller in India.
The story of Theranos.
The true believers won’t stop until they’ve remade the world.
Malls were supposed to die. Instead they’re just being reimagined (again).
Taurus sold almost a million handguns that can potentially fire without anyone pulling the trigger. The government won’t fix the problem. The NRA is silent.