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Bitcoin Limits: A Matter Of Trust, Not Technology

The Bitcoin rate spike, still alive despite bitter divisions in the community that supports the cryptocurrency, has laid bare the biggest problem with Bitcoin: Compared with fiat currencies, it's ...


Japan v. U.S.? Trump Is So Eighties On Trade

Japan's trade surplus with the U.S. is mostly not about protectionism or aggressive Japanese ...

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Facebook And Russian Meddling, Don't Blame The Messenger

Think of Facebook as akin to a delivery truck, noting that such trucks often carry guns, junk foo...

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Quantum Computers, Is Google Set To Cross A New Threshold?

Any day now, Google is expected to achieve quantum supremacy—the use of a quantum computer to solve a problem that even the most advanced supercomputer can’t unravel. That milestone, which Google ...

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An IKEA Acquisition Shows Limits Of The Sharing Economy

SAN FRANCISCO — I can't help but feel disappointed that TaskRabbit, the San Francisco-based startup and "sharing economy" pioneer, has agreed to become a unit of Ikea. Although the company has ...

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Facebook And Transparency, Zuckerberg Must Go Farther

Facebook has agreed to give the government information on political ad campaigns. But the social ...

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Saviors Or Profiteers? The Business Of Hurricane Recovery

Cleaning up after natural disasters has become a lucrative business, but raises questions for vic...


When Irma Was Born, The Making Of A Mega-Storm

The origins of this particularly powerful Caribbean storm can be traced back to an El Nino no-show.