Neom, the Saudi crown prince’s urban megaproject, is supposed to have a ski resort, swim lanes for commuters, and “smart” everything. It’s going great—for the consultants.
July 18, 2022 Issue
This one app became so powerful that it could have posed a real threat to Beijing’s rule, the new book Influence Empire reveals.
If you’ve got a strong case of wanderlust (and disposable income), Kift’s Silicon Valley-style RV park subscriptions mash up Airbnb, WeWork, and co-living on wheels.
Hundreds of billions of dollars were likely siphoned off of aid programs. The government should recover as much as possible.
Reports on jobs, inflation, and consumer demand are sending conflicting signals, making it harder to see if a recession is coming.
The turbocharged business model behind one of the world’s top startups is becoming the biggest threat to its continued success.
The Chinese auto giant, which owns Volvo and Lotus, is following Tesla’s road map to transmit data for autonomous vehicles.
The company’s latest pitch for Gmail is a sop to Republicans and a disaster for users.
Su Zhu and Kyle Davies turned 3AC into the most important hedge fund in crypto, but they bet everything on prices only going up.
Credova makes it easy to finance a firearm quickly, in retail stores as well as online, but paying it off may be more onerous.
The author of Panic at the Pump compares the crisis faced by Presidents Nixon and Carter to now.
Surging bills are forcing companies to scale back industrial operations, threatening a greater drag on the economy.
The EU last year proposed a radical decarbonization plan, but Russia’s invasion has forced several countries to burn more coal and build new gas facilities.
The president helped eradicate illegal taps of Pemex gasoline pipelines, a practice known as huachicol. Now thieves—and cartels—are targeting liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG.
Companies push lifestyle changes instead of prescriptive eating to help people slim down, but it’s hard to overcome the yo-yo effect.
Apriori Bio says it can model mutations to help drugmakers develop better vaccines and treatments.
Amid a surge in firearm ownership, safety and education have gained a new urgency.
Your handwriting may be rusty, but we say: enough with the Zooms. Foster some real connections by putting pen to paper
Plus some 107-year-old writing advice that still holds up
Mark Ellwood explores the world for a living. And everywhere he goes, he sends a postcard to his three godchildren. It’s become a beloved tradition that has taught all four of them more about the world.
Cleanly slice open envelopes with the Zenith 585 letter opener.