Global-strategy adviser Parag Khanna describes the ways that the world economy is increasingly Asia-centric and will be moving even more swiftly in that direction.
The e-commerce megatrend is a big opportunity for postal players, but market and competitive dynamics are squeezing incumbents. Three winning tactics can help these companies stay competitive.
Using virtual reality can be uncomfortable. VR headsets are typically bulky, fit poorly, and have too many wires. Facebook set out to solve this problem with its new Oculus Quest, which went on sale this week. Its wireless design sets it apart from most headsets, and the adjustable straps help make it fit more snuggly. […]
Happy Friday, readers! On Friday, drug giant Novartis got the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) green light for a first-of-its-kind gene therapy to treat a rare, devastating genetic muscle-wasting disorder called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). This victory was largely expected; all eyes, however, were on where Novartis would place the treatment’s list price. Speculation was […]
Going on vacation should be fun and relaxing. Except when you’re packing. What do I bring? Do I really need all these clothes? Will it all fit? Away is a travel company that makes suitcases, bags, and other travel products. So what better way to ease the stress of packing than to learn from the […]
Elon Musk’s SpaceX got a stratospheric number of headlines this week for lofting into orbit the first 60 operational satellites for its planned Starlink Internet service. But the startup will need to launch hundreds more satellites before offering even rudimentary Internet service from space–and almost 12,000 satellites to offer global, high-speed coverage. Meanwhile, almost no […]
This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. It is open season on the technology industry and its capital city. And not without reason. The behemoth tech companies that created so much excitement, value, and utility for […]
Former Tesla bulls have been bailing on the company. The stock continues to drop. Bond prices are at low levels. The auto maker is burning through $1 billion in cash a quarter, the cash from the latest $2.7 billion funding round will be gone within ten months, and demand is falling off. One of the […]
Here’s your week in review, in haiku 1. One stable genius, extremely calm, so calm. It’s infrastructure week! 2. A matter of deep regret, three times a failure: Brexit, stage (far) right. 3. Screams from a raging sky, an Indian landslide, China clears it’s throat. 4. Harrriet Tubman, coming to a […]
As the beneficiary of simultaneous attacks by both President Donald Trump from the right and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from the left, former Vice President Joe Biden could not have orchestrated it better. The good fortune of being caught in the crossfire of the polarized partisans defines Biden for who he is–the real progressive, just as […]