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Paramount Was Hollywood’s ‘Mountain.’ Now It’s a Molehill.
Paramount Pictures, the 62-acre studio founded in the 1910s, is fighting for its future in a rapidly changing Hollywood. Credit Photograph by Alex Welsh for The…
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The Attention Economy Is a Malthusian Trap
Jason Lee / Reuters On September 28, 2018, tech died. That’s according to a widely circulated eulogy prepared by Vincent Deluard, a strategist at INTL FCStone,…
2 days ago
Transparency Gets Fresh Look in Bankruptcy Court
Bankruptcy advisers are facing more scrutiny by the U.S. Trustee Program about their conflict disclosures. Photo: erik s lesser/Shutterstock By Gretchen…
2 days ago
Apple, At Your Service – 500ish Words
Photo by Aarón Blanco Tejedor on Unsplash Windows. And Android. And Alexa. And Tizen. Oh my! M.G. Siegler Jan 15 Note: this post was adapted from my newsletter…
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How a Behavioral Scientist Optimizes His Monthly Cashflow | Betterment
Managing Your Money How One Behavioral Scientist Optimizes His Monthly Cashflow Take a look inside how Betterment’s behavioral scientist, Dan Egan, manages his…
2 days ago
Apple’s new services strategy. Apple is commoditizing (some) of its complements: music, movies, TV.
Apple announced their music and movie services will be available on non-Apple hardware. Whoa! This is huge. Ben Thompson correctly highlighted the importance,…
5 days ago
The Quarterly Guidance Trap Bites Apple
“In all of our communications, we try to make sure that no single shareholder gets an edge: We do not follow the usual practice of giving earnings guidance or…
5 days ago
Masayoshi Son wants Arm’s blueprints to power all tech
O N THE OUTSKIRTS of Cambridge, where city fades to field, the headquarters of Arm Holdings, a chip-design firm, is expanding apace. Its latest new building is…
5 days ago
The Supreme Court May Change the Way You Buy Wine
The Pour The justices will hear oral arguments in a contentious case involving whether consumers can order from out-of-state wine shops. In Tennessee Wine and…
5 days ago
NBA Daily: How The Nets Reversed Their Fortunes
Just over a month ago, one Basketball Insiders writer foolishly suggested that the Brooklyn Nets — despite all their youth, determination and overall grittiness…
5 days ago
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Is Marijuana as Safe as We Think?
Legalization invites debate about how the drug will be dosed and marketed. Illustration by Javier Jaén A few years ago, the National Academy of Medicine…
6 days ago
The Shady Link Between Sunscreen and Your Health
These are dark days for supplements. Although they are a $30-plus billion market in the United States alone, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium,…
6 days ago
History of Waste Connections, Inc. – FundingUniverse
Waste Connections, Inc. History Address: 620 Coolidge Drive, Suite 350 Folsom, California 9563 U.S.A. Telephone: (916) 608-8200 Fax: (916) 351-0249 Website:…
6 days ago
If true, this could be one of the greatest discoveries in human history
An artist’s rendering of Oumuamua. “It waited in place, like a buoy in the ocean, until the ‘ship’ of the solar system ran into it.” ESO / M. Kornmesser If…
6 days ago
The art of profitability
I am a better investor because I am a businessman, and a better businessman because I am an investor – Warren Buffett This book review is a lot about me , and…
6 days ago
How China's electric car push is shaking up oil markets — CBC News
Hello, folks! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world…
8 days ago
Lululemon’s next target is mindfulness for men
A lot of men who shop at Lululemon got their introduction to the brand through a woman. They were boyfriends or husbands who tagged along on a shopping trip, or…
8 days ago
Practicing Lean Fundamentals in an Office Environment | Lean Enterprise Institute
Applying lean principles in service organizations and administrative processes within manufacturing companies often confounds companies. Lean faculty member and…
8 days ago
Ask Art: Why Do People Reject Proof that Lean Works?
I guess the simplest answer here is that old habits die hard. When you take people out of their comfort zone they tend to fight hard to get back to what they…
8 days ago
Why have humans never found aliens?
“IF ALIENS are so likely, why have we never seen any?” That is the Fermi Paradox—named after Enrico Fermi, a physicist who posed it in 1950. Fermi’s argument…
8 days ago
The coming explosion of light electric vehicles
Highlights We have run out of room for growth of personal automobiles in urban areas Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) allow people to travel using the bike lane…
9 days ago
As Trump appeals to nation for wall, cracks show in his GOP support
Divisions grew among congressional Republicans on Tuesday over President Trump’s shutdown strategy, as a number of lawmakers expressed consternation over the…
10 days ago
Bridgewater to Outsource a Swath of Corporate Functions
This content is from: Corner Office The world’s largest hedge fund firm has hired Genpact to help manage its HR, recruiting, and finance functions. By Alicia…
10 days ago
Survey: McDonald’s operators worried about their finances
McDonald’s franchisees are increasingly feeling “cash-strapped” from remodeling requirements and constant menu changes that are increasing restaurants’…
11 days ago
THE TRUTH ABOUT ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ: The inside story of how, in just one year, Sandy the bartender became a lawmaker who triggers both parties
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a bartender when she pulled together a scrappy populist campaign for US Congress and stunned the political world by unseating…
12 days ago
I quit the rat race to deliver yachts around the world
At parties, I love it when people ask me: “What do you do for a living?” I am a commercial skipper, delivering yachts around the world. Yet 10 years ago, this…
12 days ago
A Rake Too Far: Optimal Platform Pricing Strategy | Above the Crowd
April 18, 2013: In a casino, the term “rake” refers to the commission that the house earns for operating a poker game. With each hand, a small percentage of the…
13 days ago
I've driven every Tesla model you can buy. Here are my favorite features.
Over the years, I've driven every car Tesla has ever produced. They've all been good, but features of individual models have stood out. Here's a rundown of what…
13 days ago
Opinion | What Advocates of Legalizing Pot Don’t Want You to Know
What Advocates of Legalizing Pot Don’t Want You to Know The wave toward legalization ignores the serious health risks of marijuana. Mr. Berenson is the author…
13 days ago
What 2019 Will Bring for Credit Markets, According to These Distressed-Debt Experts
Bruce Richards, chief executive of Marathon Asset Management Photograph by Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg Text size When Bruce Richards and Louis Hanover…
13 days ago
Bluebird Bio Gene Therapies Show Promise Against Deadly Anemias
Bluebird CEO Nick Leschly at the Forbes Healthcare Summit. Johnny Wolf Bluebird Bio's experimental gene therapy LentiGlobin is helping some patients with two…
13 days ago
Transcript: Powell, Yellen and Bernanke in Conversation in Atlanta
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell joined in conversation with former Fed leaders Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke during the American Economic Association’s…
14 days ago
Amazon Likely to Pull Film Festival Stars, and With It the Floor of the Sundance Market
Sundance filmmakers should prepare for a streaming reality without buffering. Sales agents are telling their clients that Amazon Video Direct is not expected to…
14 days ago
Disney’s Bob Iger Talks Streaming, Park Plans, and Learning From Kodak
Burbank, Calif.—At Walt Disney (DIS) headquarters in this studio-filled city, Suite 3H in the original animation building holds stacks of scripts and an aerial…
14 days ago
Looking Back on the Last 40 Years of Reforms in China
As the end of 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of Deng Xiaoping and China’s other leaders opening up and reforming China and since this is also a time of greater…
15 days ago
Subscribe to read | Financial Times
It came as a stinging blow for Paul Singer’s Elliott Management when it lost out in a 2014 bidding war for networking equipment maker Riverbed Technology. The…
15 days ago
Germany’s trade surplus is a problem
In a few weeks, the International Monetary Fund and other international groups, such as the G20, will meet in Washington. When I attended such international…
15 days ago
New Year’s Resolutions 2019
I’ve never been a big New Year’s Resolution person. If there’s a big change you want to make, I always thought using the flip in the calendar as a “catalyst” to…
17 days ago
Antero Resources ($AR): undervalued Marcellus shale play
Antero resources is a natural gas and liquids exploration and production (E&P) company with acreage in Marcellus and Utica shales. It's shares have…
17 days ago
How Erectile Dysfunction Pills Hooked Younger Guys – Youth, Now – Medium
F or over a decade, George, 33, has struggled on-and-off with erectile dysfunction (ED), a challenge that he says left him frustrated and embarrassed. “When I…
17 days ago
Fertility Heath, It’s Not Just About Women
If you are a man and intend to procreate at any time in your life, you should get your sperm checked out. It’s non-invasive and quite easy (some might even say…
17 days ago
How Fashion Nova Won the Internet
Richard Saghian doesn’t do many interviews. Until now, he’s tried to avoid them, save for some general statements and phone conversations with a few…
17 days ago
Inside the Deepest Tiger Woods Story Yet
Let’s make sure the facts are screwed on tight so that no member of Team Tiger is moved to pick up a phone and scream. On March 17, 2016, the investigative…
18 days ago
Lessons From 2008 For 2018 II
Summary Finding safety during market routs. Value investing, corporate events and constrained counter-parties. Concentrated hedge fund holdings poised for a…
23 days ago
Act Now! Bargins disappearing quickly...or maybe not?
When the market starts to slide financial news starts to read like heated fans in a close sporting match. Suddenly every little flinch and flick is of utter…
23 days ago
Subscribe to read | Financial Times
Each New Year’s Eve, an employee of Jardine Matheson , the industrial conglomerate, fires a naval gun by Causeway Bay in Hong Kong to mark the year’s passing.…
24 days ago
How This All Happened
This is a short story about what happened to the U.S. economy since the end of World War II. That’s a lot to unpack in 5,000 words, but the short story of what…
24 days ago
2018 Review: High-growth SaaS IPOs – Alex Clayton – Medium
Alex Clayton Dec 19 Logos of High-growth SaaS IPOs in 2018: 2018 was a banner year for high-growth software companies going public. There were almost 20 in…
25 days ago
How to Multitask Without Breaking Your Brain – Member Feature Stories – Medium
We live in the golden era of multitasking. Technology has made it possible to send emails on a walk, text your significant other at work, and play Civilization…
25 days ago
Deal-Master Debbane: Meet The Secretive Lebanese Immigrant Behind Oprah’s Weight Watchers Windfall
I n August 2015, Ray Debbane flew to Los Angeles to have dinner with Oprah Winfrey. The stock of Debbane’s big investment holding, Weight Watchers, was…
25 days ago
The business case for serverless
Zack Kanter Contributor Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi . More posts by this contributor Why Amazon is eating the world While serverless is typically…
26 days ago
What You Need to Know About Wood, Smoke, And Combustion
"'When a lovely flame dies, Smoke gets in your eyes.' Song 'Smoke Gets In Your Eyes'" by Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach, performed by The Platters By Smoke is the…
26 days ago
Why It's Hard to Escape Amazon's Long Reach
In 1994, soon after Jeff Bezos incorporated what would become Amazon , the entrepreneur briefly contemplated changing the company’s name. The nascent firm had…
26 days ago
How LeBron James Became Stephen Curry
In the summer of 2015, not long after the Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, LeBron James was in the gym. He was searching…
26 days ago
Perrigo Tax Shocker Couldn’t Come at Worse Time
A tough environment for stocks becomes especially unforgiving if you have to disclose a surprise tax bill to your investors. Over-the-counter drug manufacturer…
28 days ago
Some evolving thoughts on research
Ahhh so sorry for the lack of posts. I mean to post on here ~once a week, but it’s always a struggle. Why’s it such a struggle? Say I research somewhere between…
28 days ago
“They Have No Ethics”: Can Facebook Ever Solve Its Truthiness Problem?
Zuckerberg presents a new form of privacy controls on Facebook, May 26, 2010. By Kim White/Getty Images. Last week, after what felt like months (or even years)…
29 days ago
I saw Bruce Springsteen on Broadway. Then, I went to find his past in New Jersey.
My Thunder Road trip down the Jersey Shore to visit the houses and haunts where he began his rock and roll journey. Bruce Springsteen wastes no time in his…
29 days ago
The end of the beginning
I gave this presentation at a16z’s annual tech conference last week. Close to three quarters of all the adults on earth now have a smartphone, and most of the…
4 weeks ago
Twitter
$124m. Only can assume mgmt thinks that $15/sh undervalues them vs outlook for next year and using this as…
4 weeks ago
The Housing Market Has Materially Changed… But
The Census Bureau report released today shows housing starts for last month were 1,256,000, which beat estimates with the help of strong multifamily…
4 weeks ago
As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, at a Senate hearing in April. Internal Facebook records describe data-sharing deals that benefited more than 150…
4 weeks ago
iTunes Case: Technological Innovation
Ralph Waldo Emerson reportedly once said “If a man can…make a better mouse trap than his neighbors, though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make…
4 weeks ago
Disney's Top Dealmaker Kevin Mayer Talks Fox Plans and that New Streaming Service
The chairman of Walt Disney direct-to-consumer and international offers an inside look at the $71.3 billion deal with the Murdochs, Hulu’s future and why…
4 weeks ago
Tony’s Compass: How Anthony Bourdain Became the Food TV Star of a Generation
Mourning would have to wait. This June, just days after Anthony Bourdain’s death, the crew of Parts Unknown mobilized. They had no choice. The CNN travelogue’s…
4 weeks ago
Former Fed Chairman Blasts McKinsey and Hedge Fund Billionaires
Paul Volcker Photograph by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Text size Over his 91 years, Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman, has been asked to…
4 weeks ago
China is racing ahead in 5G. Here’s what that means.
The Fangshan district is a quiet outer borough in southwest Beijing. Until recently it was best known for its petrochemical and steel plants. Today, this…
4 weeks ago
The Yoda of Silicon Valley
Donald Knuth at his home in Stanford, Calif. He is a notorious perfectionist and has offered to pay a reward to anyone who finds a mistake in any of his books.…
4 weeks ago
Sleep Series (Part 1): Sleep Disruptors & Sleep Enhancers
If you’ve come to this blog, you are probably looking for ways to improve your health whether that be athletic performance, weight loss, longevity, what have…
4 weeks ago
Markets in (Semi)Panic 2: Even more (Semi)Panic
Back in February, I wrote Markets in (semi)Panic . At the time, markets were down ~5% on the year and ~10% from their all time highs they had reached just a few…
4 weeks ago
Why In The World Does Eddie Lampert Still Want Sears?
Lampert and Sears, together again? (Photographer: Cale Merege/ Bloomberg News) BLOOMBERG NEWS There’s an old Tom Waits song called “What’s He Building In…
4 weeks ago
Christmas Idea #2: Telecom Italia Savings Shares $TITR $TIT
Last week, I introduced this year’s Christmas Ideas series , presented some “honorable mentions, ” and introduced my first “Christmas Idea,” Radisson (RADH;…
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