5/31/2013 - Brazil’s economy is weak, but its IPOs are still going strong

5/31/2013 - Hindenburg Omen is idiotic, and if you believe in it, you should lose your right to own stocks—or anything

5/31/2013 - Medicare is going to run out of money in about a decade—but that’s what they always say

5/31/2013 - A typical Briton will write more than Charles Dickens—in text messages alone

5/31/2013 - $314 million in shark ecotourism probably won’t dent the global fin trade, but it’s a start

5/31/2013 - European Union incites [sic] its bureaucrats to speak better English

5/31/2013 - Diaper-maker: We’ve seen the US baby bottom

5/31/2013 - Why Google is saying adios to some of its most ardent app developers

5/31/2013 - Who is the Chinese developer building a new billion dollar financial district in London?

5/31/2013 - Why Chinese solar companies will survive Europe’s punishing tariffs

5/31/2013 - Worrying signs for Abenomics: iPads in Japan just got more expensive

5/31/2013 - How to save a city by knocking down thousands of its buildings

5/31/2013 - Ignore the naysayers, US consumers are doing fine

5/31/2013 - Dell sticks with Michael Dell deal, but Icahn still has weeks to make more trouble

5/31/2013 - Northern Ireland is building a fake town to make it look like austerity works

5/31/2013 - GDP plunges in Europe’s new problem child: Slovenia

5/31/2013 - 19.4 million euro zone members can’t find work—and it’s only going to get worse

5/31/2013 - How an oil rig shed its macho culture and became safer and more productive

5/31/2013 - If your mackerel came from Thailand, an enslaved migrant probably caught it

5/31/2013 - Crisis-hit communities around the world are trading time for food

5/31/2013 - For the time being—and maybe a while longer—Japan is stuck with deflation

5/31/2013 - Sacramental wine shortage has Venezuela in need of divine intervention

5/31/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—record euro zone unemployment, Asian defense talks, the economics of a pastry craze

5/31/2013 - Protesting is taboo in China, even if it’s against child abuse

5/31/2013 - One of China’s few remaining Tiananmen protester inmates is released from jail

5/31/2013 - How a renegade strain of genetically-modified Monsanto wheat imperiled US exports

5/31/2013 - College in Sweden is free but students still have a ton of debt. How can that be?

5/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Asian defense talks, OPEC output targets, the economics of a pastry craze

5/30/2013 - Europeans are increasingly obese, whether McDonald’s believes it or not

5/30/2013 - “Transformers 4” is filming in China because it will nearly double the movie’s profit there

5/30/2013 - The French: Either very good or very bad at international bribery

5/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Opec, Apple vs Samsung, Iran sanctions, China’s Picasso

5/30/2013 - Why ESPN is so good at televising spelling bees, poker, yachting, and other non-sports

5/30/2013 - Obama bets computers, sat phones and crypto software will make Iran’s elections more democratic

5/30/2013 - Elon Musk: Buy a Tesla electric car and you’ll survive the zombie apocalypse

5/30/2013 - Even the Fed says the QE-fueled stock surge helps the rich the most

5/30/2013 - Four ways augmented reality will invade your life in 2013

5/30/2013 - Why Chinese social media presents such a huge opportunity for retailers

5/30/2013 - The huge misconception at the heart of “too big to fail”

5/30/2013 - Google is investing in the next hotspot for renewable energy: South Africa

5/30/2013 - Will other foreign companies trump Shuanghui International’s bid for Smithfield Foods?

5/30/2013 - Google’s new “Moto X” superphone will spy on you 24/7, and you’ll like it

5/30/2013 - Costco earnings show how the Fed’s housing plan is working

5/30/2013 - New prices in Dots show virtual economies are just as hard to manage as real-life ones

5/30/2013 - If your bubble tea is tainted, don’t blame China—it’s Taiwan’s fault

5/30/2013 - Does rising volatility herald the end of the big stock market rally?

5/30/2013 - Everything you thought you knew about the risks of nuclear energy is wrong

5/30/2013 - Samsung Galaxy launch lifts Korean industrial production

5/30/2013 - The single most innovative concept in education is at least 100 years old

5/30/2013 - Five things this Bangladeshi factory does to prevent disaster

5/30/2013 - As the Nikkei 225 plummets again today, investors begin to doubt Abenomics

5/30/2013 - How to look fashionable and still be bullet-proof

5/30/2013 - How electric-car startup Better Place went to a worse one and lost $815 million along the way

5/30/2013 - Chinese tourists aren’t just behaving badly—they’re also getting robbed

5/30/2013 - Are new ultra-cheap 3D printers revolutionary or just toys?

5/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—driving Mao’s car, poisoning Bloomberg, interning for LeBron

5/30/2013 - How did the Philippines trump China to become the fastest growing economy in Asia?

5/30/2013 - When pigs fly to China: The dark side of importing “high-quality” American pork

5/30/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—driving Mao’s car, shopping with Buffett, poisoning Bloomberg

5/29/2013 - Mapping Chinese food scandals on new art from Ai Weiwei

5/29/2013 - Dish, a fickle suitor, turns to its old dance partner Clearwire after Softbank-Sprint deal clears hurdle

5/29/2013 - Why the Liberty Reserve money-laundering scandal poses a major threat to bitcoin

5/29/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Softbank, Swiss banking, pork in China, Facebook, the importance of eye contact

5/29/2013 - Alcoa falls prey to the commodities downturn

5/29/2013 - Immigrants will pay American seniors’ healthcare bills for years to come

5/29/2013 - Tourists could own a piece of the Empire State Building instead of just climbing it

5/29/2013 - CEOs of troubled companies are getting less and less time to show results

5/29/2013 - Swiss want their banks to break the law and reveal US tax evaders—for now

5/29/2013 - How Facebook’s IPO was bungled by Nasdaq’s computers

5/29/2013 - Why Japan’s Suntory wants to go partly public but keep its whisky private

5/29/2013 - Apple says it only makes one phone because the iPhone is already perfect

5/29/2013 - 29 of the world’s largest bike-sharing programs in one map

5/29/2013 - How a $7.1 billion takeover of a US firm could help tackle China’s strategic pork problem

5/29/2013 - Pictures of geriatric pregnant ladies are no way to shock British women into motherhood

5/29/2013 - Why high prices, not low wages, are central to understanding Britain’s productivity puzzle

5/29/2013 - Brazil’s economy disappoints… again

5/29/2013 - Facebook’s stock is dropping because Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t sound enough like Jeff Bezos

5/29/2013 - Mary Meeker’s 2013 internet trends: all the slides plus highlights

5/29/2013 - Russia’s slowdown isn’t as bad as you think and is likely tied to the euro zone crisis

5/29/2013 - If we don’t do something about climate change, the pika is toast

5/29/2013 - The Softbank-Sprint deal cleared the national security hurdle, so what’s Dish’s next move?

5/29/2013 - European loan growth contracts for the twelfth month in a row

5/29/2013 - Rosneft’s bid for Itera is a key step in Russia’s internal rebalancing of power

5/29/2013 - One sign Intel is going to make its own reference phones: It just bought the GPS navigation unit of ST-Ericsson

5/29/2013 - Google shareholders: Mo’ money means mo’ problems

5/29/2013 - Why worse-than-expected German unemployment could be a good thing for the euro zone

5/29/2013 - After crunching Reinhart and Rogoff’s data, we’ve concluded that high debt does not slow growth

5/29/2013 - Bad omen: Harvard graduates are going back into finance

5/29/2013 - Show this chart to anyone considering community college

5/29/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—EU austerity waivers, drone strikes resume, Disneyland bomb

5/29/2013 - A new reason why making banks hold more capital may not make them that much safer

5/29/2013 - Is Cambodia’s violent garment strike the beginning of the end for cheap clothing?

5/29/2013 - Thailand cuts interest rates, drawn into Asia’s deepening currency war

5/29/2013 - SoftBank’s contentious bid for Sprint Nextel finally gets US government approval

5/29/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—EU waivers, a new News Corp, Disneyland bomb, cement phones

5/28/2013 - Property taxes could be the methadone for China’s debt addiction

5/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—EU deficits, Tiffany profits, money laundering, cup of Joe

5/28/2013 - Jack Kerouac inspired the new blogging platform Ghost, but will it inspire you?

5/28/2013 - Beretta’s president assumed it was “common sense” to ask buyers why they want lots of guns

5/28/2013 - Kenya is a model for green energy even though the entire country is without power

5/28/2013 - Under austerity, Italians are scrapping cars for bikes

5/28/2013 - US says a $6 billion alternative currency scheme is a bank for global criminals

5/28/2013 - Your next smartphone might be made of cement

5/28/2013 - Why coffee is called “joe”

5/28/2013 - If you’re in the jewelery business, Shinzo Abe is your new best friend

5/28/2013 - Al-Jazeera host: The solution to what’s wrong with American cable news

5/28/2013 - Doha hopes to score big with the world’s biggest Angry Birds theme park

5/28/2013 - Chinese authorities are turning their noses up at fake Champagne

5/28/2013 - As US house prices explode higher, we’re still quite a way from bubble levels

5/28/2013 - Tesla shares race past $100 as investors shrug off Better Place bankruptcy

5/28/2013 - Threat of capital controls looms over Thailand as it loses “currency war”

5/28/2013 - China’s corporations are still gobbling up bad debt, even if its households are not

5/28/2013 - Hundreds of thousands of dead fish float to the surface of two Chinese rivers

5/28/2013 - How retailers could really show they care: Ask Bangladeshis to send anonymous texts about work conditions

5/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Syrian rebel maneuvers, new China hacks, pharma M&A

5/28/2013 - Why Bangkok is the world’s number one tourist destination

5/28/2013 - Today in Bizarro-world: North Korea wants to re-open Kaesong

5/28/2013 - The Lady finally breaks silence on Myanmar’s ethnic violence—will ideals or politics win out?

5/28/2013 - How badly does Foxconn want to end its reliance on Apple? Let us count the ways

5/28/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Syrian maneuvers, China’s uncouth tourists, Tiffany’s sparkle

5/27/2013 - How to hire good people instead of nice people

5/27/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Tiffany’s sparkle, Club Med’s buyout, Yahoo-Hulu, Santa Claus machine

5/27/2013 - Dish should think twice before accusing Softbank of dubious Chinese ties in their rivalry for Sprint

5/27/2013 - China is starting to get embarrassed about its tourists’ obnoxious behavior abroad

5/27/2013 - Brazil let $900 million in African debt slide now so it can pump billions out of the continent later

5/27/2013 - A rapid rise in rates foils Abenomics—and even the BoJ is worried about it

5/27/2013 - An $800 million bid for Hulu is safe, boring, and exactly the right move for Yahoo

5/27/2013 - Can rich Chinese beach bums revive Club Med? A Chinese private equity firm thinks so

5/27/2013 - Dubai’s towering skyscrapers are built by a “horrifically exploitative labor system”

5/27/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—EU-China trade, Club Med, coffee prices

5/27/2013 - Xi threatens “lifetime” consequences for officials who hurt the environment

5/27/2013 - Nobody wants to be in charge of spending $500 billion in China’s sovereign wealth fund

5/26/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—EU-China trade, Syrian contagion, French protests, frogs in peril

5/26/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—EU-China trade, Syria sanctions, Japanese bullishness, virgin births

5/26/2013 - The Chinese government is going to rebalance the economy—for real this time

5/26/2013 - The lesson from Better Place’s bankruptcy: Be more like Tesla

5/26/2013 - I learned the most important lessons on starting a business when I was 11

5/26/2013 - The No. 1 problem with lists about women: Just because she’s powerful doesn’t mean she deserves recognition

5/25/2013 - People with autism are not necessarily meant to be computer programmers

5/24/2013 - Coffee is at its cheapest in three years (but your latte isn’t)

5/24/2013 - How exactly would Mike Bloomberg “fucking destroy” the taxi industry?

5/24/2013 - Venezuela’s grand plan to fix its toilet-paper shortage: $79 million and a warning to stop eating so much

5/24/2013 - Greens are blue about Brown raiding their gold to keep California in the black

5/24/2013 - Why are we giving away the most valuable part of the human body?

5/24/2013 - US businesses still look pretty cautious on spending

5/24/2013 - At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

5/24/2013 - Lafley needs to rebuild P&G’s bench of talent so the firm won’t face a crisis when he leaves

5/24/2013 - Why Chinese college graduates aren’t getting jobs

5/24/2013 - German and French business confidence rise—but the gulf between Germany and everyone else continues

5/24/2013 - Free information, as great as it sounds, will enslave us all

5/24/2013 - The secret to getting engineers to be more charismatic

5/24/2013 - Meet the only company that still thinks a manned spacecraft should fly back to earth

5/24/2013 - HTC needs to blow us away with smartphone hardware, and forget the rest

5/24/2013 - Reports of a Chinese cap on carbon emissions are inaccurate—or perhaps just premature

5/24/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Google/Facebook bidding war, Beppe invades Germany, extra-terrestrial copyright law

5/24/2013 - Next year’s Winter Olympics are being held in just about the most unsafe place they could be

5/24/2013 - North Korea sanctions may force NGOs to carry sacks of cash over the border

5/24/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—P&G CEO déjà vu, Stockholm burns, extra-terrestrial copyright law

5/23/2013 - This unprofitable digital video advertising company is going for broke with an IPO

5/23/2013 - Why Paul Tudor Jones’ theory that women aren’t good traders if they have babies is scientifically unsound

5/23/2013 - At ailing firms, the new guy is the old guy

5/23/2013 - Bill Ackman scores a win, finally, with P&G shakeup

5/23/2013 - The Gap is back in fashion but it sees the weakening yen as a problem

5/23/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Jittery markets, Gap’s gap, trader moms, mutant cockroaches

5/23/2013 - The market freak-out over Japan today was premature

5/23/2013 - Almost a quarter of Americans struggle to afford food

5/23/2013 - Why India’s education system will never be like America’s

5/23/2013 - Apple’s $1.1 billion worth of tax breaks it doesn’t expect to get away with

5/23/2013 - Square picks an auspicious moment to enter Japan’s changing market

5/23/2013 - For your own sanity, ignore the stock market. Today’s US economic data look really good

5/23/2013 - If cable is dying, then why is it still making so much money?

5/23/2013 - Tesla’s loan payback deprives US of stock options worth $270 million

5/23/2013 - The one equation investors need to understand the world today

5/23/2013 - South Korea goes it alone with the world’s most aggressive carbon market

5/23/2013 - Someday, you may use bitcoin without even knowing it

5/23/2013 - Airbnb could squander billions fighting every landlord in the world

5/23/2013 - Lenovo’s smarter M&A strategy helps it buck the declining PC sales trend

5/23/2013 - These two charts make the case for iPads in every classroom

5/23/2013 - There’s actually reason to throw good money after bad

5/23/2013 - Five words from Bernanke have Wall Street running scared

5/23/2013 - Business demand still isn’t enough to yank the euro zone out of its recession

5/23/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—global stocks retreat, China sputters, atheists cleared for Heaven

5/23/2013 - These tiny islands, reefs, and shoals are driving much of Asia to the brink of war

5/23/2013 - China manufacturing shrinks in May, leaving policymakers with few good options

5/23/2013 - Softbank’s latest Sprint Nextel offer includes a seat on the board for Uncle Sam

5/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—drones in DC, cleavers in London, a slowdown in China, toxic yoghurt waste

5/22/2013 - After bouts of drama, HP’s turnaround is taking hold

5/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Gap on Bangladesh, Bernanke on QE, IMF on UK, pigs on drugs

5/22/2013 - Why Argentina isn’t sharing its famous steaks anymore

5/22/2013 - Dish Network shows its desperation by resorting to fear-mongering against Softbank

5/22/2013 - If mayors matter more than ever, why are they acting like buffoons?

5/22/2013 - Here’s what Ben Bernanke just did to rock the markets

5/22/2013 - If American corporations are people, why aren’t they taxed like people?

5/22/2013 - Why the ATMs of the future will look a lot like an iPad with Skype

5/22/2013 - Investors just gave Galaxy Securities $1 billion to make China’s bad debt problem worse

5/22/2013 - Smart charging stations for electronic cars are extremely vulnerable to hacking

5/22/2013 - The Steve Jobs emails that show how to win a hard-nosed negotiation

5/22/2013 - Why Thomson Reuters doesn’t stand much chance of displacing Bloomberg’s chat service

5/22/2013 - Saks is improving as a retailer, but real estate is its crown jewel

5/22/2013 - Bernanke’s incredibly simple message still befuddles markets

5/22/2013 - Target joins the “blame-the-weather” club

5/22/2013 - China’s hunger for electric car technology may give Fisker a second chance

5/22/2013 - Emotional intelligence is a better predictor of success than IQ

5/22/2013 - Students are the victims and culprits of India’s broken higher education system

5/22/2013 - To locate the next Arab Spring revolution, look to the soccer stands

5/22/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Bernankean smoke signals, Europe vs. tax havens, Sony weighs breakup bid, SAP’s autism hires

5/22/2013 - Sony considers Loeb’s spin-off proposal, but rebirth might require a miracle gadget

5/22/2013 - China’s Internet battle lines are being formed as Alibaba goes shopping with Qihoo 360

5/22/2013 - Breaking Bad, Taiwan-style: Rogue chemistry teacher cooks up illegal food additive

5/22/2013 - China’s bird flu has been conquered—at least for now

5/22/2013 - If Japanese exports have gotten so cheap, why isn’t everyone buying them?

5/22/2013 - US engineer’s family quits Singapore inquest, insisting he was murdered

5/21/2013 - The UK government collides with the changing global consensus on austerity

5/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Bernankenomics 101, Dimon stays whole, SAP’s autism hires

5/21/2013 - Apple’s tax bill is a window into the global post-industrial economy, and all its problems

5/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Quartz Daily Brief—IMF beatings, HP earnings, Apple taxes, toothbrush caffeine

5/21/2013 - China has too much US government debt, so it’s gearing up to buy real estate instead

5/21/2013 - The Shanghai startup that takes to the sky

5/21/2013 - Microsoft’s new Kinect is your nurse, trainer, and shrink

5/21/2013 - Spain just spent $680 million on a submarine that can’t swim

5/21/2013 - Chinese flock to New Zealand to see its sights—and hoard its milk

5/21/2013 - Since China wants oil from Myanmar, it is compromising with protestors

5/21/2013 - How the Obama administration talks to black America

5/21/2013 - Microsoft’s new Xbox One is an Apple killer, in the living room

5/21/2013 - The collapse of China’s photovoltaic industry will spark the next solar boom

5/21/2013 - Mobile data is the new luxury good in southern Europe

5/21/2013 - Why Chinese moms love name-brand toys and American moms sew sock puppets

5/21/2013 - Yahoo’s marketing masterstroke: a free terabyte of Flickr storage is better than unlimited

5/21/2013 - Jamie Dimon survives vote but reforms are inevitable for JP Morgan

5/21/2013 - Avoiding this mistake ensures that meetings aren’t a waste of time

5/21/2013 - Hidden indicators on housing are buried in Home Depot’s rock solid earnings

5/21/2013 - Indian cinema is finally getting attention at Cannes—for all the wrong reasons

5/21/2013 - Open-plan offices make employees less productive, less happy, and more likely to get sick

5/21/2013 - Greek suicides are up 27%. These charts explain why

5/21/2013 - There’s nothing new about Silicon Valley’s food hacking

5/21/2013 - In the Abenomics era, partying is good for the economy

5/21/2013 - Next-generation sapphire screens don’t threaten Gorilla Glass, says Gorilla Glass

5/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Deciding on Dimon, Cook gets grilled, Vodafone is vexed

5/21/2013 - The bonds-to-equities great rotation fallacy, in one chart

5/21/2013 - North Korea returns hijacked fishing boat after Chinese social media erupts in fury

5/21/2013 - Here is how four companies are ignoring their shareholders’ votes

5/21/2013 - Goldman Sachs casts a vote of no confidence in Chinese banking

5/21/2013 - How half the rice in the Chinese city of Guangzhou was poisoned by pollution

5/21/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Dimon’s fate, Apple’s taxes, oil price fixing

5/20/2013 - The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food

5/20/2013 - The tax case that Apple CEO Tim Cook might (but probably won’t) make before Congress tomorrow

5/20/2013 - The seven craziest findings in the US investigation of Apple’s tax avoidance practices

5/20/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Dimon’s fate, Xbox launch, Himalayan handshake, subway dating

5/20/2013 - Forget peak oil—start worrying about peak water

5/20/2013 - How Yahoo plans to make money on Tumblr: ads that don’t feel like ads

5/20/2013 - In Argentina, there’s a gorgeous apartment for sale and it only costs 409 Bitcoins

5/20/2013 - Introducing the Bangla-Pesa, Kenya’s beautiful new complementary currency

5/20/2013 - One chart showing why Brits are now poorer than French, Swiss, Belgians and Aussies

5/20/2013 - Watch this brand new video of the world’s biggest ship being built

5/20/2013 - Women fall behind men at the top because they don’t put in enough hours

5/20/2013 - Five reasons why Americans will never understand the point of Eurovision

5/20/2013 - Why the US wind boom is going bust

5/20/2013 - Americans spend more on pets than beer or movies

5/20/2013 - 250 million tablets will be sold in 2013

5/20/2013 - Facebook’s “like” is on trial, so think twice before liking this article

5/20/2013 - Abercrombie & Fitch signed a safety agreement, but that doesn’t mean Bangladeshi workers will be safe

5/20/2013 - Meet Zomato, the Indian restaurant app that wants to take over the world

5/20/2013 - India’s latest outsourcing business: cyberattacks

5/20/2013 - Eric Schmidt to Kim Jung Un: If you want North Korea to grow, give your people the internet

5/20/2013 - Grubhub + Seamless: The merger, by the numbers

5/20/2013 - Why QE, low interest rates and volatility are an explosive mix for the markets

5/20/2013 - At last, Japan’s government gains confidence in its economy—and so do its consumers

5/20/2013 - As mobile explodes in Africa, Nairobi is emerging as a leader in the region’s tech scene

5/20/2013 - Thailand’s economy cools off, but a rate cut is not yet imminent

5/20/2013 - Deadly spat between the Philippines and Taiwan is a big headache for the US

5/20/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Yahoo buys cool, North Korean belligerence, Indo-China bonhomie

5/20/2013 - Americans are driving less, and have been for years

5/20/2013 - The first real challengers to Android and iPhone unveil a high-concept phone

5/20/2013 - Piracy, prisoners, and missiles: North Korea had a busy weekend

5/20/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Yahoo wants Tumblr, India-China tête-à-tête, Bloomberg seeks plumber

5/19/2013 - China is finding skyrocketing house prices a tough problem to solve

5/19/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Yahoo to buy Tumblr, Cameron’s losing control, Anderson Cooper on The Simpsons

5/19/2013 - Will Google Glass finally make doing this gauche?

5/19/2013 - Tumblr deal is Marissa Mayer’s first real attempt to make Yahoo hip again

5/19/2013 - Robots will take our jobs, but it’s hard to say when

5/19/2013 - Bitcoin’s creator is Japanese mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki, says hypertext inventor

5/18/2013 - It’s official: Unhappy employees = corruption and fraud

5/18/2013 - Chinese citizens are hijacking Xi Jinping’s latest propaganda tool

5/18/2013 - Women in Greece aren’t giving up on childbirth—they’re just waiting till 40

5/18/2013 - A visual explanation of the factory safety plan in Bangladesh

5/18/2013 - Here’s why McDonald’s needs to slim down its menu

5/17/2013 - American LNG exports get the go-ahead

5/17/2013 - The biggest mistake 60-year-old men make about the economy

5/17/2013 - A state-run monopoly is killing Mexico’s chances of oil independence

5/17/2013 - Europe’s Repsol shareholders jump into epic battle over Argentina’s shale riches

5/17/2013 - The great debt ceiling countdown begins anew at midnight

5/17/2013 - Judge dismisses Wal-Mart’s bid to block Mexico bribe documents—because they’re already public

5/17/2013 - Turkey’s economy comes of age with a prized investment-grade rating

5/17/2013 - Soros and other top hedgies now love Google more than Apple

5/17/2013 - Tableau’s listing on NYSE today heightens the intense race for tech IPOS with Nasdaq

5/17/2013 - Is it time to stop worrying about a global bird flu pandemic?

5/17/2013 - Charts show how Facebook destroyed $40 billion in value during its first year as a public company

5/17/2013 - The price India pays to produce male heirs

5/17/2013 - Greens slam Obama for draft rules about fracking on federal land

5/17/2013 - The not-so-simple calculus behind choosing whether or not to go to college

5/17/2013 - Black-hat bitcoin’s days are numbered

5/17/2013 - Indians are hacking into Pakistani computers with promises of defense secrets

5/17/2013 - There’s little money in moving goods, so Maersk focuses on oil

5/17/2013 - The BRIC countries are becoming the world’s new global navy

5/17/2013 - Microsoft’s still trying to scare businesses into upgrading to Windows 8

5/17/2013 - 30% of Chinese primetime TV consists of Japanese soldiers being implausibly slaughtered

5/17/2013 - Will Google Glass make you cockeyed?

5/17/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Russia arms Syria, Turkey makes the grade, McDonald’s un-supersizes

5/17/2013 - The world’s tallest building will be in the middle of an empty field in China

5/17/2013 - Chinese businesswoman sentenced to death for Ponzi scheme

5/17/2013 - Alibaba’s Internet trifecta: Maps, e-commerce and microblogging under one umbrella

5/17/2013 - China is still delivering fertilizer and food to North Korea

5/17/2013 - The City of London’s future as a global financial center is safe…for now

5/17/2013 - Bangladesh absorbs the worst of Cyclone Mahasen, but the death toll is low

5/16/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Dell slips, Turkey rises, Mexico slows, black swans wane

5/16/2013 - The UK’s fastest growing tourist group endures the slowest visa process

5/16/2013 - Argentina mulls opening its banks to money launderers

5/16/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Big shippers, Glencore drama, gold bubble, death-positivity

5/16/2013 - The $18.2 million reason Larry Page would like a regulation-free playground in which to experiment

5/16/2013 - JC Penney’s customers haven’t forgiven the company yet, but at least fewer of them are leaving

5/16/2013 - Gates retakes top spot on Bloomberg’s rich list, Slim slips to second

5/16/2013 - Amid Dell’s ownership battle, declining PC sales took a big bite out of its profits

5/16/2013 - Something is wrong when a country says it’s 40 million rolls short on toilet paper

5/16/2013 - Asia-Pacific may soon have more outstanding corporate debt than the US, the euro zone and the UK combined

5/16/2013 - You can do it America! Seven charts that explain why you can handle the payroll tax hike

5/16/2013 - China’s crackdown on counterfeit condoms is just another round of smoke and mirrors

5/16/2013 - Elliott Management is on a tear in the new age of the activist investor

5/16/2013 - Greece’s 200% increase in HIV shows how disastrous austerity can be for public health

5/16/2013 - Tesla’s next model: a $450 million convertible (debt) offering

5/16/2013 - Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian isn’t being held hostage, he just has a new girlfriend, say sources

5/16/2013 - Irrationality, not weak supply, caused the gold bubble that you’re now watching burst

5/16/2013 - Angelina Jolie reminds China that it’s woefully unprepared to fight breast cancer

5/16/2013 - Facebook might have a billion users, but at least 10% of them aren’t human

5/16/2013 - These people are getting paid to sleep on the job

5/16/2013 - What we can learn from one of the worst charities in the world

5/16/2013 - Millennials hate competition, love recognition and aren’t as revolutionary as they think

5/16/2013 - Goldman Sachs makes a $500 million bet on Elon Musk’s solar business

5/16/2013 - Why the new Google Maps is the most honest form of cartography

5/16/2013 - Wal-Mart earnings suggest that the US payroll tax hike wasn’t such a great idea

5/16/2013 - At 1.2% inflation, euro hawks should be eating their words

5/16/2013 - BP’s Tony Hayward gets his life back—as chairman of Glencore Xstrata

5/16/2013 - Revolutions, corruption and intrigue in Central Asia’s “Restless Valley”

5/16/2013 - Here’s the secret to becoming a billionaire, in a word

5/16/2013 - Can Hong Kong regain its crown as the world’s top IPO destination?

5/16/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—US inflation, Japan’s revival, BP’s complaint, Amazon tax

5/16/2013 - Funds are piling into Greece—and believe it or not, that’s not a bad move

5/16/2013 - Abenomics is working—but it had better not work too well

5/16/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Japan’s triumph, Amazon’s taxes, Erdogan meets Obama, underground KFC

5/15/2013 - US regulators press forward with rule that could force foreign banks to flee

5/15/2013 - Google figures out the simplest, most profound way to send money: over email

5/15/2013 - Jana invested in Groupon and Zynga, but it will probably leave the companies alone

5/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Abe’s answer, record recession, Google gains, contraband KFC

5/15/2013 - Growing data demand from businesses boosts Cisco, offsetting sequester cuts

5/15/2013 - Western brands aren’t sweating China’s crackdown on luxury

5/15/2013 - US power plant emissions data shows why getting rid of coal won’t be easy

5/15/2013 - To go viral, here’s what content has to make you feel

5/15/2013 - Two maps debunk one of the biggest myths about student loans in the US

5/15/2013 - This is how much a Bloomberg terminal costs

5/15/2013 - Uh oh—Syria is offline again

5/15/2013 - The worse off Argentines’ currency gets, the more cars they buy

5/15/2013 - Why Tesla wants to get into the battery-swapping business that’s failing for everyone else

5/15/2013 - Actually, countries do make painful economic reforms without austerity

5/15/2013 - Unseasonably cold headwind blows against US corporations

5/15/2013 - Here’s a sign mass-market drones are about to take off: Google just invested in their future

5/15/2013 - How a Harvard-educated legal expert accidentally became the prime minister of Tibet

5/15/2013 - Android might own 75% of the smartphone market but all the action is still on the iPhone

5/15/2013 - Euro zone recession worsens as cracks appear in France and Germany

5/15/2013 - Why would a senior Japanese aide make an unannounced visit to North Korea?

5/15/2013 - A new Indian-made vaccine is proving successful in tackling the second-biggest cause of death in children

5/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Europe’s economic carnage, eyes on Google, Foxconn robots

5/15/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Google surprise, Mali meeting, Nigeria emergency, rhino horns

5/15/2013 - Cyclone Mahasen’s main victims are likely to be people who’ve already been forced out of their homes

5/14/2013 - Argentines are now allowed to know the real rate of inflation, thanks to their courts

5/14/2013 - What the strange case of alleged US spy Ryan Fogle doesn’t tell you about how espionage really works

5/14/2013 - Good morning China! Starbucks will soon be selling frappuccinos in your grocery stores

5/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Google’s smartwatch, Europe’s growth, rhinos in peril, Foxbots

5/14/2013 - Why China oh-so-desperately wants a claim to the Arctic Ocean

5/14/2013 - Even economists need lessons in quantitative easing, Bernanke style

5/14/2013 - Skylab launched 40 years ago, paving the way for Chris Hadfield to become famous

5/14/2013 - See for yourself what Bloomberg’s terminal contract says about spying on customers

5/14/2013 - There are 12.5 unprotected versions of the average American’s personal information on the web

5/14/2013 - Morgan Stanley shareholders allow Gorman to slide by, but he may not be so lucky next year

5/14/2013 - Why the euro zone crisis is at the heart of Amazon’s German warehouse strike

5/14/2013 - EU raids BP, Shell and Statoil in oil price-fixing investigation

5/14/2013 - Surprise! The US will borrow $200 billion less than expected this year

5/14/2013 - Brits are now poorer than the French, Swiss, Belgians, Swedes, Austrians, Aussies and Canadians

5/14/2013 - Europe set to drive Chinese solar manufacturers off the continent

5/14/2013 - A Chinese journalist just took down a senior government official, but hold the applause

5/14/2013 - Jamie Dimon’s friends have his back. But will it help him keep chairman title?

5/14/2013 - There’s a country that will pay $300,000 per rhino horn to cure cancer and hangovers, and it’s wiping out rhinos

5/14/2013 - American mortgage debt still shrinking, but borrowing for cars and college keeps climbing

5/14/2013 - Three ways the US government is getting in the way of a tourism boom

5/14/2013 - Facebook’s own financial data reveal that Facebook doesn’t need Zynga anymore

5/14/2013 - Airbus racks up new orders to rival a scandal-ridden Boeing

5/14/2013 - Even BlackBerry’s most loyal market is switching to Samsung

5/14/2013 - The problem with Angelina Jolie’s mastectomy and breast cancer awareness

5/14/2013 - Record $5.35 billion loss for Sharp shows danger of a heavy bet on Apple

5/14/2013 - Ranbaxy settlement shows whistleblowing pays, but that’s probably not enough to make generic drugs safer

5/14/2013 - Sony’s dilemma: Pacify an activist investor, but risk a shakeup of Japanese corporate culture

5/14/2013 - Cleaning up Beijing’s pollution, one barbecue at a time

5/14/2013 - For a supposedly tech-savvy country, India has some worryingly weird ideas about the internet

5/14/2013 - Why I quit email—and you should, too

5/14/2013 - A new forecast points to a plunge in oil and gasoline prices

5/14/2013 - Can Sharif do better in Pakistan this time around?

5/14/2013 - Drones would make the perfect drug mules

5/14/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Arctic oil, dinner with Tim Cook, Africans in China

5/14/2013 - Facebook’s first funder just backed TransferWise, a startup that’s like an ancient Islamic money transfer system

5/14/2013 - Why Europeans increasingly dislike the EU but still love the euro

5/14/2013 - Shane Todd’s mysterious death in Singapore: Day one of the inquest

5/13/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Aussie budget, icy agreement, Cameron’s woes, Dan Brown’s hell

5/13/2013 - Imran Khan emerged a winner in Pakistan’s elections after all

5/13/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Oil forecasts, Tata write-down, Bangladesh safety, Bing and the Nazis

5/13/2013 - Bloomberg accidentally posted private terminal messages online

5/13/2013 - China’s gold binge shows how freaked out its households are about the future

5/13/2013 - Is Tesla making green cars or status symbols for the 1%?

5/13/2013 - India is desperately trying to break its gold addiction

5/13/2013 - How to fix Libor? International regulators seem to have rather different ideas

5/13/2013 - Five reasons we should all be eating insects

5/13/2013 - After the largest write-down ever for an Indian company, Tata Steel should focus on home turf

5/13/2013 - US colleges are overcharging poor students and giving rich ones a discount

5/13/2013 - David Cameron is betting the UK’s membership in the EU on a free trade deal with the US

5/13/2013 - This Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is challenging Foxconn’s supremacy

5/13/2013 - Argentina’s grand plan to recover US dollars is about as worthless as its own currency

5/13/2013 - The latest destination for all that money being printed? Asian bonds

5/13/2013 - Global trade’s fastest-growing choke point is about to get more congested

5/13/2013 - Berlitz had to learn a new language to save its business

5/13/2013 - H&M and Zara sign a worker safety deal in Bangladesh: Will Gap dare to hold out?

5/13/2013 - Here’s what the Fed is trying to ever-so-gently tell financial markets

5/13/2013 - African traders flocked to Guangzhou for the cheap goods but are staying to run manufacturing operations

5/13/2013 - The bitcoin network is now more powerful than the top 500 supercomputers, combined

5/13/2013 - How Chris Hadfield became the most famous astronaut on earth

5/13/2013 - Why companies need inventors, not just their ideas

5/13/2013 - China’s not letting up on its investment binge, as Chinese shoppers slow down

5/13/2013 - What developed economies can learn from Jamaica

5/13/2013 - Budget carrier AirAsia X plans a $300 million IPO as Asia Pacific emerges as the world’s biggest air travel market

5/13/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Fed rumors, Obama meets Cameron, Pakistan’s new PM, saying “mama”

5/13/2013 - $1 billion of gold has been shipped from New York to South Africa this year

5/13/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—EU budget, Pakistan’s election, adieu Libor, taxing the weed

5/12/2013 - Why the Chinese government is choosing to let its debt crisis continue to spiral out of control

5/12/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Sharif’s victory, Bloomberg’s culture, KFC’s woes, McDonald’s future

5/12/2013 - How much tax Coloradans will actually have to pay on their marijuana

5/12/2013 - Bloomberg’s culture is all about omniscience, down to the last keystroke

5/11/2013 - It would only add 25 cents to clothing prices to have safer conditions in Bangladesh

5/11/2013 - These people paid $1,300 to vote in Pakistan’s elections

5/11/2013 - That sound you heard yesterday was companies dumping 41,565 pages on the SEC’s doorstep

5/11/2013 - Sometimes doctors should just shut up

5/10/2013 - The US tech sector’s bare-knuckle immigration lobby loses Elon Musk

5/10/2013 - One of the nastiest fights in Big Oil just got nastier

5/10/2013 - A massive leak of financial records is just beginning to hit tax-avoiders where it hurts

5/10/2013 - This startup has now raised $1.1 billion

5/10/2013 - Look at how massive ships defend themselves from pirates

5/10/2013 - Crisis-burdened Spain and Cyprus are hot spots for women to sell their eggs

5/10/2013 - Why Square just hired America’s top trade negotiator

5/10/2013 - How to unlock the $50 billion in carbon stored in America’s urban trees

5/10/2013 - What a joint law and business degree gets you

5/10/2013 - Sorry, America, the yen’s collapse will not make Toyotas cheaper

5/10/2013 - This Mother’s Day, I’m grateful my mom helped me build my erotica business

5/10/2013 - Sub-Saharan Africa is winning the world easy money sweepstakes

5/10/2013 - Older bankers are sticking around longer, making it harder for younger colleagues to get promoted

5/10/2013 - What Bloomberg employees can see when they snoop on customers

5/10/2013 - Three facts about emerging markets everyone should know

5/10/2013 - This week, hedge funds learned not to fight the Fed… or Elon Musk

5/10/2013 - Remember when the global economy was desperate for steel? That’s over

5/10/2013 - A live map shows the global frenzy of editing on Wikipedia

5/10/2013 - US small businesses aren’t doing as badly as they think they are

5/10/2013 - Hedge funds won’t restore your faith in humanity, but couch surfing might

5/10/2013 - This year’s Eurovision will cost less than half as much as last year’s and be a lot nicer

5/10/2013 - What has Britain ever done for the European Union? A lot, actually

5/10/2013 - Japan’s leading exporters say the weak yen is helping them, to a point

5/10/2013 - Sister of woman found alive in collapsed building in Bangladesh: “It’s a miracle. God saved her.”

5/10/2013 - Temporary and part-time jobs are going to kill the global economy

5/10/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Dell dealings, top ABB departure, yen dive, marauding shellfish

5/10/2013 - Why Icahn’s and Southeastern’s rival bid for Dell may flop

5/9/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—G-7 meeting, ¥100 breakthrough, Viva Tesla, stomach-stapling

5/9/2013 - The US government says this 3D gunmaker might just be an arms dealer

5/9/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—G-7 meeting, Egypt’s downgrade, manicure economics, mussel invasion

5/9/2013 - Our internet connections depend on vulnerable undersea cables

5/9/2013 - Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are all trying to turn into the same uber-company

5/9/2013 - Hedge funders think they’re really smart, but most of the time they’re just really wrong

5/9/2013 - The ultimate Dots strategy guide

5/9/2013 - Megabanks are still growing after Dodd-Frank, but their slightly smaller competitors are growing much faster

5/9/2013 - The real reason Americans are missing out on life-saving drugs

5/9/2013 - $1 billion Waze acquisition is yet more proof Facebook is no longer a social network

5/9/2013 - Japan’s tectonic shift towards easy money is changing the face of global trade

5/9/2013 - Polar bears, penguins… and now surfers, the latest victims of climate change

5/9/2013 - In this lousy economy, Argentines are willing to pay top dollar for dollars

5/9/2013 - The latest horrifying data on European unemployment

5/9/2013 - Urban Chinese entrepreneurship is booming – and so are opportunities for investment

5/9/2013 - Adios Motor City: How Mexico is becoming the world’s best place to make cars

5/9/2013 - Mexico wants banks to lend more, so it’s helping them seize collateral from deadbeat borrowers

5/9/2013 - Is the end in sight for a global glut of big cargo ships?

5/9/2013 - Why Microsoft is willing to pay $1 billion for Nook: E-readers are dying, but publishing is forever

5/9/2013 - Accept it, people, the US jobs picture is looking up

5/9/2013 - How Facebook could save Nokia

5/9/2013 - UK manufacturing expands, offering more hope for an economic recovery

5/9/2013 - Convincing 500,000 people to spend the rest of their lives on Mars

5/9/2013 - As overcapacity builds, China is running out of options to keep its economy growing

5/9/2013 - New Zealand isn’t exactly outlawing software patents—it’s doing something more interesting

5/9/2013 - A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting

5/9/2013 - How manicures explain the benefits of low-skilled immigration

5/9/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Sony finds profit, jaded G7, Congress seeks other Earths

5/9/2013 - The Law of the Jungle in Chevron’s $19 billion pollution case in Ecuador

5/9/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—UK manufacturing, Nokia in India, Tesla profits, monster rats

5/8/2013 - Tesla hits its first profitable quarter and sets its sights on Europe and Asia

5/8/2013 - Einhorn picks a familiar investment target: Oil States International

5/8/2013 - China doesn’t want your trash anymore—and that could spell big trouble for American cities

5/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Antipodean data, basta Berlusconi, happy Brazil, monster rats

5/8/2013 - A day of reckoning is coming for the global commodities glut

5/8/2013 - Groupon is doing what Facebook can’t: Profiting from mobile

5/8/2013 - Phone-hacking scandal still pinching Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

5/8/2013 - A sausage double beef burger isn’t enough to save McDonald’s from bird flu in China

5/8/2013 - AOL is still the weirdest successful tech company in America

5/8/2013 - Companies in the BRICs are losing millions by hiring the wrong people

5/8/2013 - Don’t believe everything hedge funders say at the Sohn conference

5/8/2013 - Can this man rescue the paralyzed architecture of global trade?

5/8/2013 - In one map, the best and worst countries for moms

5/8/2013 - Generation jobless soon to become generation hopeless

5/8/2013 - China isn’t wrong to call the US “the real hacking empire”

5/8/2013 - A strangely subdued Bill Ackman revisits criticisms of Procter & Gamble

5/8/2013 - I called a startup idea stupid, and it turned out to be Pinterest

5/8/2013 - Why sequestration is good news for the environment

5/8/2013 - Pittsburgh’s past holds the key to Bangalore’s future

5/8/2013 - Robotic exoskeleton turns everyday houseplants into sun-seeking cyborgs

5/8/2013 - Chinese woman’s death after allegations of gang rape sparks unrest in Beijing

5/8/2013 - Everything that’s wrong with Slovenia—and why it’s not the next Cyprus

5/8/2013 - Latin America isn’t great for Telefónica, but at least it’s not Europe

5/8/2013 - Disney’s $1 billion plan to take even more of your money at Disney World

5/8/2013 - Messaging apps find another foe in India’s market regulator

5/8/2013 - The US housing market is rebounding, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to last

5/8/2013 - Toyota is killing it, and it’s not just because of Abenomics

5/8/2013 - Germany’s industrial output was surprisingly solid, but it’s too early to hail it as a sign of recovery

5/8/2013 - Here’s technology from Africa that ensures the cloud works when your connection doesn’t

5/8/2013 - A $300 million development project—and Haiti’s future—depend on America’s open markets

5/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—zooming Toyota, News Corp, offline Syria, unliveable cities

5/8/2013 - From the petri dish to the boardroom, cheaters get caught

5/8/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Last of the old News Corp, China trade data, Disney profits, Turkish mustache commerce

5/7/2013 - Is it time for the US to set an age limit on coffee consumption?

5/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—China’s trade, Toyota’s boom, Dimon’s fight, Turkey’s mustaches

5/7/2013 - Your social media influence can now be brandished for free beer (and access to American’s business class lounge)

5/7/2013 - How you know Americans are feeling alright: Disneyland

5/7/2013 - Allow doctors to consult with drug companies to develop the medicines we need most

5/7/2013 - Three out of five of Chinese multi-millionaires want to be able to emigrate

5/7/2013 - Americans love bacon, and here’s the proof

5/7/2013 - Collecting sales tax online won’t lead to higher taxes—and might lower them

5/7/2013 - California seems likely to ban fracking

5/7/2013 - Massive hacker strike against US government and banks turns out to be a dud

5/7/2013 - Pfizer will now sell you Viagra directly to get around the counterfeiters

5/7/2013 - China just closed a crucial North Korean bank account—why now?

5/7/2013 - Big business isn’t investing in people anymore, so big government has to

5/7/2013 - China’s promise to open up capital flows is a big deal—but there is a very long list of problems to be solved

5/7/2013 - Green lifestyle choices won’t change anything about our dependence on fossil fuels

5/7/2013 - Israel and Turkey move closer to restored ties, and a possible export route for Israeli gas

5/7/2013 - Why Adobe’s move to the cloud is a future victory for Apple

5/7/2013 - Evan Williams: Big companies can’t accommodate big ideas

5/7/2013 - French banks SocGen and Credit Agricole still look dodgy

5/7/2013 - Pressure is mounting on Jamie Dimon to give up his chairmanship at JP Morgan

5/7/2013 - This is what it looks like when a rate cut surprises the markets

5/7/2013 - Video streaming is China’s big prize, and Baidu just edged closer to claiming it

5/7/2013 - It’s not just about China and America—smaller countries want to wage cyberwar too

5/7/2013 - Earn more money by asking men to think like women

5/7/2013 - Now is not the time for companies to leave—and other lessons from Bangladesh

5/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Disney results, Australia rebounds, Windows reboots, France relapses

5/7/2013 - How a startup will stream video from space without paying for a satellite

5/7/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Nikkei at 14k, Disney results, Aussie trade balance

5/6/2013 - First Solar sidesteps solar panel glut and looks to Latin America, Mideast to sustain growth

5/6/2013 - Japanese official reaches back through 1,500 years of China-Japan tension

5/6/2013 - How US immigration reform is splitting the Republican party in half

5/6/2013 - US military: China is trying to steal our computer, night vision and aerospace technology

5/6/2013 - Intel’s new mobile processors could save the company

5/6/2013 - The shorter your first name, the bigger your paycheck

5/6/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Disney earnings, ABBA museum, Chinese architecture, Rich Al

5/6/2013 - President Francois Hollande insisted on austerity for everything but his waistline

5/6/2013 - It’s been a full year since Somali pirates hijacked a boat

5/6/2013 - An epidemic in bats threatens billions of dollars in crops—so why is it being ignored?

5/6/2013 - Chinese bloggers are demanding answers to the mysterious poisoning of a Chinese student 19 years ago

5/6/2013 - Did anyone actually read “The Great Gatsby”?

5/6/2013 - America is one bad winter away from a food disaster, thanks to dying bees

5/6/2013 - Most data isn’t “big,” and businesses are wasting money pretending it is

5/6/2013 - US Treasury gets ready to lose another $5.1 billion on its General Motors bailout

5/6/2013 - Solving a geological jigsaw puzzle could make oil companies billions

5/6/2013 - New homes in the US are bigger than they’ve ever been

5/6/2013 - One reason H&M’s swimsuit model might have a “little tummy”

5/6/2013 - The QWERTY keyboard was actually modeled after the telegraph

5/6/2013 - You no longer have to be born rich in America to become super wealthy

5/6/2013 - China is forced to do something about its laughable trade data

5/6/2013 - Yum denies accusation that its Little Sheep hot pot restaurant’s lamb might not be lamb

5/6/2013 - China’s architecture just keeps getting more bizarre

5/6/2013 - Hong Kong port strike ends with 9.8% raise for dockworkers—plus potty breaks

5/6/2013 - Will slumping euro zone growth convince Germany to change its tune?

5/6/2013 - China’s slowing service-sector growth signals that it’s made little progress on that whole “rebalancing” thing

5/6/2013 - Sagging demand for exports is dragging down economic growth everywhere

5/6/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Hong Kong IPOs, slowing services growth, Iron Man 3

5/6/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Slovenia showdown, Bibi in China, Malaysian mandate, Ironman 3

5/5/2013 - What Warren Buffett had to say about Goldman Sachs, his successor, and other important questions

5/5/2013 - The secret to a higher salary might be to ask for nothing, but it only seems to work for men

5/5/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Malaysia election results, Hong Kong IPOs, Warren Buffett, Iron Man 3

5/5/2013 - Where bespoke European watchmakers are focusing their smartwatch efforts

5/5/2013 - The worst possible cybersecurity breaches could be far worse than you imagined

5/4/2013 - Photos: Hong Kong’s counterfeit mobile hub loses ground to cheap phones on the mainland

5/4/2013 - A warning for US multinationals: Apple sells tax reform short

5/4/2013 - Will Warren Buffett also “bow deeply” to possible successor Ajit Jain?

5/3/2013 - $1 billion in bitcoin was traded in April—16 times the previous record

5/3/2013 - Six tough questions for Warren Buffett

5/3/2013 - Why “Iron Man” Robert Downey Jr. is on Sina Weibo but not Twitter

5/3/2013 - Elon Musk ditches most of the funny math in new Tesla Model S financing deal

5/3/2013 - Issuing visas for regions in the US, not jobs, is a no-brainer

5/3/2013 - Gazprom shows what happens when giants push their weight around for too long

5/3/2013 - Hiring a banker says more about Twitter’s desire for deals than an IPO

5/3/2013 - #FinanceDerbyHorseNames don’t have anything on these real-life horses of finance

5/3/2013 - Only 65% of college presidents say getting a good job matters

5/3/2013 - The IT department is flattening office hierarchy, one device at a time

5/3/2013 - Yet another sign that European monetary policy no longer works

5/3/2013 - One way the UK is dealing with the financial crisis: mandatory personal finance education

5/3/2013 - The prosecutor charging Musharraf in court was just shot 13 times

5/3/2013 - $75 million lawsuit could destroy bitcoin’s largest exchange—but might help the currency go mainstream

5/3/2013 - The Middle East’s new energy export: sunshine

5/3/2013 - Chinese crackdown reveals rats, pesticides and chemicals were on the nation’s dinner plate

5/3/2013 - Why private equity just paid $1.3 billion for a cow-tagging company

5/3/2013 - Dow Industrials crack 15000 on jobs report

5/3/2013 - The European Commission is €130 billion more pessimistic than a year ago

5/3/2013 - The complete US jobs report for April in two simple charts

5/3/2013 - Why we’ll never meet aliens

5/3/2013 - The US economy added 165,000 jobs in April; the unemployment rate was 7.5%

5/3/2013 - Awesome spaceship that discovered hundreds of new planets may soon be space junk

5/3/2013 - It’s time to say “goodbye” to very small banks

5/3/2013 - China still uses Soviet-era regulations to test its bottled water

5/3/2013 - Watch the new iPhone and Instagram ads at the same time

5/3/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—US jobs report, Europe’s gloomy forecast, Indian rate cut, tweets from Omaha

5/3/2013 - Nations are no longer driving globalization—cities are

5/3/2013 - US immigration reform would mean fewer immigrants, and a smaller economic boost

5/2/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Canada’s central banker, India’s rates, Warren Buffett’s tweets, Intel’s new CEO

5/2/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—India’s rates, Warren Buffett’s tweets, Intel’s new CEO, lead in lipstick

5/2/2013 - Fracking won’t get the US out of the Persian Gulf

5/2/2013 - This is why the market loves LinkedIn more than Facebook

5/2/2013 - Apple and others could stop smartphone theft. Here’s why they don’t

5/2/2013 - Bangladeshi factory worker’s wife: “I want his body so my 2-year-old son can see the graveyard of his father”

5/2/2013 - Yelp’s mobile strategy success sends shares to record high, despite loss

5/2/2013 - Private Chinese firms are investing millions in America

5/2/2013 - Marissa Mayer raises the stakes by offering Yahoo dads eight weeks of paid paternity leave

5/2/2013 - Fear of watered-down bourbon gave Maker’s Mark its best quarter ever

5/2/2013 - The world’s largest gathering left behind an ecological disaster

5/2/2013 - Want to improve working conditions in Bangladesh? Boycott the Gap

5/2/2013 - Why Intel’s “safe” choice for new CEO was the right one

5/2/2013 - Verizon wants to make your smartphone’s data greener

5/2/2013 - How you know the US economy is charging forward: pickup trucks

5/2/2013 - Ghana’s ISPs are dying out because the mobile web is booming

5/2/2013 - The complete guide to sleeping at work

5/2/2013 - Head of ING’s US spin-off defends decision to lower IPO target

5/2/2013 - The world’s cheapest tablet is about to become the world’s cheapest phablet

5/2/2013 - Intel sticks with tradition by picking insider Brian Krzanich as new CEO

5/2/2013 - China’s first-ever mental health law doesn’t solve the problem of getting “mentally ill-ed”

5/2/2013 - The deadly new SARS-like virus in Saudi Arabia is “shrouded in mystery”

5/2/2013 - The ECB leaves investors wanting so much more

5/2/2013 - Chinese troops marched into India and set up their tents, and everyone’s puzzled why

5/2/2013 - No signs of recovery for euro zone manufacturing as Germany joins the downturn

5/2/2013 - South Africa can’t be a significant player in the global economy if it still depends on aid

5/2/2013 - ECB cuts interest rates to support the worsening euro economy, mulls future action

5/2/2013 - Take off your rose-colored Google Glass Eric Schmidt: The entire world won’t have internet by 2020

5/2/2013 - Currency speculators are making China’s sinking exports an even bigger problem

5/2/2013 - Move over Tim Cook: The real face of global supply chains is a Mexican drug kingpin

5/2/2013 - The most exciting two minutes in sports isn’t getting any shorter

5/2/2013 - Stop writing the same four cliched college essays

5/2/2013 - College’s return on investment: Is it worth going to an expensive school?

5/2/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—Obama in Mexico, interest rates in Europe, PMI in spades, life without the internet

5/2/2013 - Bank of America isn’t getting out of the coal business but sees green energy as the bigger bet

5/2/2013 - Whether or not you’re a Chinese spy, you shouldn’t download porn onto a NASA laptop

5/2/2013 - Everything you need to know about Obama’s mission to Mexico today

5/2/2013 - Goldman Sachs’ huge profits become election fodder in Malaysia

5/2/2013 - Pressure mounts on Bangladesh as EU and the Pope weigh in

5/2/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—ECB interest rate, ADB summit, PMI release

5/2/2013 - A new problem for fracking: Drillers are running out of water

5/1/2013 - The president of the best soccer team in Europe could wind up in jail for tax evasion

5/1/2013 - ING priced its US unit lower than expected for the second-largest IPO in the US this year

5/1/2013 - Five reasons why this is the worst earnings report Facebook has ever issued

5/1/2013 - High corporate profits aren’t a sign of inequality but proof that consumers are thriving

5/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—ECB rates, Facebook expenses, USB M&A, high-performing hedge fund

5/1/2013 - Facebook’s profit margins continue to take a beating amid mobile push

5/1/2013 - Mexico’s biggest homebuilder now relies on cash from building prisons

5/1/2013 - MasterCard usage is growing five times faster in emerging markets than in the US

5/1/2013 - Coda Automotive files for bankruptcy as its made-in-China electric car proves a hard sell

5/1/2013 - In new ad, JC Penney pleads with customers to “come back”

5/1/2013 - UBS should stop trying to be a major investment bank and just become a boutique

5/1/2013 - What’s with all the weird Chinese Communist Party slogans?

5/1/2013 - Sequestration is bad medicine for CVS

5/1/2013 - India’s richest man is spending billions to provide the world’s cheapest 4G wireless

5/1/2013 - Watch and judge for yourself: Is Nelson Mandela being exploited?

5/1/2013 - For only $118 million, you could own a major Chinese solar company

5/1/2013 - Meet the internet-enabled, big data-crunching, energy-storing smart wind turbine

5/1/2013 - The best businesses know how to make their customers stop cursing

5/1/2013 - The newest innovation in bringing banking to the people: riverboats on the Amazon River

5/1/2013 - 36 governments (including Canada’s) are now using sophisticated software to spy on their citizens

5/1/2013 - Exploding demand for Daiwa’s brokerage services signals that Japanese savers are turning into investors

5/1/2013 - Purchasing managers data suggest the UK economy is stabilizing

5/1/2013 - You’ve never heard of one of the best-performing hedge funds in the world

5/1/2013 - Here’s why teachers in Mexico are slinging rocks through government windows

5/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—The Fed rate, Seoul props up exporters, half the world takes the day off

5/1/2013 - Everything you need to know about the student borrowing bubble in 17 charts

5/1/2013 - On the border between China and North Korea, the trucks still queue

5/1/2013 - April’s rush leaves Hong Kong jewelry stores bare for Golden Week

5/1/2013 - Investors may be fooling themselves about an ECB rate cut

5/1/2013 - Buddhists vs Muslims: Myanmar’s sectarian hatred flares up again

5/1/2013 - A 1938 song by Louis Armstrong’s wife could put a hitch in GM’s China expansion plans

5/1/2013 - Chinese manufacturers are beset by a global slowdown and rising wages

5/1/2013 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe Edition—Apple’s beloved bonds, closing Gitmo, paydays for Sorrell and Mayer, happy May Day