1/31/2014 - Quartz Weekend Brief—Ads evolve, monetizing compulsiveness, central-banker woes, plan your “weedcation”

1/31/2014 - More of America’s new cars will come from Mexico than Japan this year

1/31/2014 - Canada doesn’t need a pipeline to the US to exploit its oil sands

1/31/2014 - European stock analysts are about to have their hopes dashed, like always

1/31/2014 - How Chipotle is going to serve burritos faster, and faster, and faster

1/31/2014 - This $44 smartphone isn’t as good a deal as it sounds

1/31/2014 - The Sochi Olympics are the only thing standing between Ukrainian protestors and Putin’s thugs

1/31/2014 - How to win followers and thinkfluence people

1/31/2014 - We should have seen this profit warning coming, Wal-Mart edition

1/31/2014 - This company says its technology could have detected Snowden’s intrusions

1/31/2014 - Americans are officially tired of toys

1/31/2014 - Why high-flying tech investors are putting their money in a coffee shop

1/31/2014 - Why volcanoes are the energy source of the future

1/31/2014 - The ECB might be about to step to the edge of the monetary-policy cliff

1/31/2014 - Caffeine Use Disorder is a serious problem—and you’re probably suffering from it

1/31/2014 - US to China: “Happy New Year.” China to US: “Give us our money back.”

1/31/2014 - Why companies and charities can’t share celebrities

1/31/2014 - The best time to buy a Super Bowl ticket is right before the game

1/31/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Russia slows, Europe holds steady, Japan inflates, the 1% freak out

1/31/2014 - The US says Indian airlines are now as unsafe as Zimbabwe’s

1/31/2014 - Why France is so afraid of Netflix

1/31/2014 - What an incredibly popular Lunar New Year’s gift tells us about China’s economy

1/31/2014 - Japan may be beating deflation but it’s losing the fight against falling wages

1/31/2014 - China’s factories are shut for Lunar New Year—so why has air pollution gotten even worse?

1/31/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Russia slows, Bernanke exits, Japan inflates, the 1% freak out

1/30/2014 - Box has secretly filed for an IPO

1/30/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Russia slows, Nintendo pivots, Libya sues, Seinfelders reunite

1/30/2014 - Here’s where Microsoft’s next CEO, Satya Nadella, sees opportunity

1/30/2014 - America can’t seem to get enough of Chipotle and its breadless burrito bowl

1/30/2014 - Amazon’s profits grew faster than its revenues, again. And investors hate it

1/30/2014 - Google’s Motorola deal dents the company again

1/30/2014 - Will the emerging market rout get even worse? Watch corporate bonds

1/30/2014 - Apple is going to start mass producing sapphire, but it’s anyone’s guess why

1/30/2014 - Scientists are onto your passive aggressive emoticon use at work

1/30/2014 - Profits at US banks hit a post-crisis record last year

1/30/2014 - What made the US economy grow in 2013?

1/30/2014 - The euro zone’s business lending nightmare is far from over

1/30/2014 - The newfound sobriety of Chinese officials is a bit of a drag for Diageo

1/30/2014 - Is Ukraine’s Yanukovych really sick or is this the first signal of his exit?

1/30/2014 - Hershey sells 40% of US dark chocolate

1/30/2014 - China just became the biggest investor in Laos, and Laos’s neighbors are worried

1/30/2014 - Five years of cord-cutting at Time Warner Cable in a single chart

1/30/2014 - Why free games are increasingly the most profitable apps

1/30/2014 - The Sochi Olympics are going to be the costliest ever

1/30/2014 - The US government now says Cronuts are officially a thing

1/30/2014 - Why the leaders of the two largest developed economies are begging companies to raise pay

1/30/2014 - Changing your office layout affects its (bacterial) culture

1/30/2014 - China’s top executives are now making twice as much as India’s

1/30/2014 - The easiest way to fight procrastination

1/30/2014 - Lenovo rolls the dice twice on US national security clearance for Motorola and IBM deals

1/30/2014 - There’s life after banking in Hong Kong, and it often involves taking banks’ business

1/29/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Google disconnects Motorola, Bernanke’s last taper, Amazon results, condiment wars

1/29/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Amazon’s year, Facebook’s quarter, Ukraine’s grim dilemma, condiment wars

1/29/2014 - Why Google just sold Motorola to Lenovo for $3 billion

1/29/2014 - 75% of the content in Netflix’s new ad is also available on Amazon Prime

1/29/2014 - Perhaps Europe won’t want to rescue Ukraine from Russia’s grip

1/29/2014 - Fear of bird flu cost Chinese poultry farmers $3.3 billion in one year

1/29/2014 - Facebook is now officially a mobile company

1/29/2014 - Why Obama is a huge Costco fan

1/29/2014 - China’s Bear Stearns moment might be happening but the market doesn’t care

1/29/2014 - Here’s the gamble emerging markets are taking when they fight to prop up their currencies

1/29/2014 - West Virginia is for lovers—of AOL

1/29/2014 - Ketchup isn’t the king of American condiments. Mayonnaise is

1/29/2014 - 2014 already looks brighter for activist investor Dan Loeb

1/29/2014 - An African messaging app could beat out WhatsApp, Line and WeChat in India

1/29/2014 - Actually, there was some real policy in Obama’s speech

1/29/2014 - WeChat’s little red envelopes are brilliant marketing for mobile payments

1/29/2014 - The world has spoken, and no one wants a Nintendo Wii

1/29/2014 - The Bernanke era isn’t over, not by a long shot

1/29/2014 - Turkey’s central bank has probably done more for its own credibility than for the Turkish lira

1/29/2014 - It takes 53 gallons of water to produce a single egg

1/29/2014 - Refresh, refresh, refresh… Twitter is monetizing your compulsiveness

1/29/2014 - US colleges are failing their biggest group of students: part-timers

1/29/2014 - Despite a landmark discrimination lawsuit, China’s workplace is more stacked against women then ever

1/29/2014 - In China, highly educated women are mocked as a sexless “third gender”

1/29/2014 - The $604 billion that big tech firms have stashed offshore could threaten their credit ratings

1/29/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Bernanke’s farewell, Obama’s retirement plan, Facebook’s results, dictators’ flagpoles

1/29/2014 - An Indian newspaper just introduced a “smellable” ad with an evocative scent

1/29/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Bernanke’s farewell, Obama’s retirement plan, Facebook’s results, dictators’ flagpoles

1/28/2014 - Obama came up with a new retirement plan inspired by behavioral economics

1/28/2014 - Obama says foreign investors prefer the US over China—and here’s his proof

1/28/2014 - The “Invisible Man” managing China’s $3.8 trillion in reserves just stepped down

1/28/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Bernanke’s farewell, Facebook’s haters, new Google Glass, velociraptor for sale

1/28/2014 - The only place Yahoo mentioned Tumblr in its earnings release was in a link to the corporate blog

1/28/2014 - Young people like Starbucks much more than McDonald’s

1/28/2014 - British politicians are overplaying the country’s recovery in manufacturing

1/28/2014 - America’s health craze for fish oil is wiping out the world’s rarest sharks

1/28/2014 - It’s time for all politicians to start campaigning via holograms

1/28/2014 - Everything I need to know about management I learned from playing Dungeons and Dragons

1/28/2014 - The American hot sauce craze in one mouth-watering chart

1/28/2014 - Why GM CEO Mary Barra is Obama’s perfect State of the Union guest

1/28/2014 - Why the $1 bill hasn’t changed since 1929

1/28/2014 - Global unemployment is about to get worse

1/28/2014 - America’s future doctors are starting their careers by saving Wikipedia

1/28/2014 - Why everybody in the US and nobody outside it watches the Super Bowl

1/28/2014 - The US is going to be a big winner in this currency crisis

1/28/2014 - Your dark chocolate addiction is driving up the price of chocolate

1/28/2014 - Pete Seeger died in an America with record inequality

1/28/2014 - Ikea is making record profits, but it needs to grow faster to meet its goals

1/28/2014 - How to plan your Colorado “weedcation” like a responsible grown-up

1/28/2014 - Tonight, Obama needs to address the vanishing black middle class

1/28/2014 - A billion smartphones were shipped in 2013—and that’s not even the interesting part

1/28/2014 - Foxconn’s US plant heralds the return of American manufacturing jobs—for robots

1/28/2014 - All the signs are pointing to Ukraine’s president being on his way out

1/28/2014 - The end of conflict in the Philippines could create a mining boom in a pristine paradise

1/28/2014 - The last time America boycotted the Russian Olympics, it accomplished nothing

1/28/2014 - A GIF of world unemployment since 1991

1/28/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Obama’s big speech, UK GDP, Turkey’s drastic measures, Google Glass insurance

1/28/2014 - If China’s bird flu mutates, health workers will be the canaries

1/27/2014 - Emerging markets only have themselves to blame for capital flight

1/27/2014 - One chart shows how Apple has truly become the post-PC company

1/27/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Bitcoin arrests, Egyptian politicking, Obama’s rhetoric, Dorsey’s silence

1/27/2014 - Apple sold 10% fewer iPhones than predicted, and other reactions to Apple’s earnings

1/27/2014 - Don’t buy a fitness tracker until it can critique your pull-ups

1/27/2014 - Greece and Italy, now more deprived than Poland

1/27/2014 - McDonald’s needs Europeans to start eating its breakfast

1/27/2014 - Jack Dorsey hasn’t tweeted in three weeks. Should we care?

1/27/2014 - Meet Europe’s most valuable executive, at least for today

1/27/2014 - Bitcoin leader’s surprise arrest shows the digital currency has yet to shake its criminal ties

1/27/2014 - Macroeconomic outlook for 2014

1/27/2014 - Intel’s voice recognition will blow Siri out of the water—because it doesn’t use the cloud

1/27/2014 - The US is nowhere near another housing bubble

1/27/2014 - The NSA may have done AT&T a favor by hurting its reputation in Europe

1/27/2014 - German executives are optimistic, but they might be getting ahead of themselves

1/27/2014 - The $469 mln bailout of this investment product risks inflating China’s shadow banking bubble even more

1/27/2014 - Demand for traditional Chinese medicine is killing off the world’s quirkiest animal

1/27/2014 - The “peak travel” theory of US auto usage is hitting a few bumps in the road

1/27/2014 - Why tennis star Li Na left China out of her awesome Australian Open victory speech

1/27/2014 - A ban on traders chatting to each other could spell trouble for Bloomberg

1/27/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Emerging markets rout, Apple results, Google’s AI buy, Lean In: The Movie

1/27/2014 - Why is the US helping China look for oil in the South China Sea?

1/27/2014 - Three reasons we’re in a valuation bubble

1/27/2014 - The only thing China’s communist party fears is organized protest—no matter the topic

1/27/2014 - Tata Motors’ turnaround is in question as a top executive dies in Bangkok

1/27/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Emerging market jitters, Apple results, Google’s AI purchase, Lean In: The Movie

1/26/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Tahrir’s bloody anniversary, Italy’s privatizations, Super Bowl boycotts, non-viral headlines

1/26/2014 - Tiger Mom is many things—but she’s no racist

1/26/2014 - A global tour of the emerging-markets currency crunch

1/25/2014 - A billionaire Silicon Valley investor compares critics of the wealthy to Nazis

1/25/2014 - Iran’s president thinks it can become the world’s 10th largest economy. Good luck with that

1/25/2014 - The truth is: We’re all helicopter parents

1/25/2014 - How a Colombian internet address became the online home for startups

1/24/2014 - Quartz Weekend Brief—Davos “brain break,” potent pot, dubious statistics, dating algorithms

1/24/2014 - The engineers of the world must unite to solve the crisis of the carrot

1/24/2014 - Men shouldn’t wait too long to have kids, either

1/24/2014 - China’s banking system hangs on what happens to this shadow banking product

1/24/2014 - It’s true, the Turkish lira is hurting your retirement today

1/24/2014 - Starbucks is getting ready to let you order coffee before you get to the store

1/24/2014 - Jamie Dimon is back to being the king of Wall Street pay—for now at least

1/24/2014 - Procter & Gamble is watching emerging market turmoil—and male facial hair—closely

1/24/2014 - Gentrification isn’t bad for the poor

1/24/2014 - This is the world’s best-designed pizza box

1/24/2014 - Why the EU admitted a country that may need a bailout—and is preparing to do it again

1/24/2014 - Chinese state TV has accused Wal-Mart of skirting inspections to sell even cheaper goods in China

1/24/2014 - The mystery of China’s fading inflation, explained

1/24/2014 - When medical marijuana comes to town, everyone’s marijuana may get a little stronger

1/24/2014 - Soon your text messages could smell like curry

1/24/2014 - After disclosing employee salaries, Buffer was inundated with resumes

1/24/2014 - We predict a big nuclear deal with Iran—and five other world-changing events in 2014

1/24/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Dimon’s raise, China unemployment, emerging market pain, hipster hunters

1/24/2014 - The average Chinese private-sector worker earns about the same as a cleaner in Thailand

1/24/2014 - China installed more solar panels in 2013 than any country ever has

1/24/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Dimon’s raise, Apple’s phablet, Samsung’s squeeze, sound of silence

1/23/2014 - Here’s what happened Saturday at Davos

1/23/2014 - Here are Friday’s highlights from Davos

1/23/2014 - After throwing last year’s buzziest party at Davos, Sean Parker is handing the reins to Marc Benioff

1/23/2014 - Samsung’s earnings show the company is getting squeezed from both sides

1/23/2014 - Microsoft’s great quarter suggests its next CEO should be Steve Ballmer

1/23/2014 - Here’s what you need to know from Thursday at Davos

1/23/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Argentina’s peso falls, Apple’s phablet foray, German homes, ghost ships

1/23/2014 - The world put $4 billion on Starbucks gift cards last year

1/23/2014 - Davos needs to do more, talk less, on unemployment

1/23/2014 - Argentina let the market decide the fate of its currency, and this is what happened

1/23/2014 - 2014 can be the year you give up food forever

1/23/2014 - PCs are dying, so Logitech pivoted to tablets—and had a surprisingly profitable quarter

1/23/2014 - How a 1,500-ton ocean liner turns into a cannibal-rat-infested ghost ship

1/23/2014 - Why Apple is making a phablet

1/23/2014 - What it’s like to work at Bill Gross’s Pimco

1/23/2014 - Where US venture capitalists are placing their bets

1/23/2014 - Mattress stores are about to go the way of the dodo

1/23/2014 - The territorial skirmish between China and Taiwan has now gone virtual

1/23/2014 - The US doesn’t want cheaper McDonald’s—it just wants less McDonald’s

1/23/2014 - This 100-year-old idea could end San Francisco’s class war

1/23/2014 - According to government bond markets, the euro crisis is pretty much over

1/23/2014 - The world according to hard alcohol

1/23/2014 - Why Google wants to give you 101 alternatives to .com

1/23/2014 - Unlike its rivals, Tesla says it will sell cars in China for the same price as in the US

1/23/2014 - Iran’s president says friends write his tweets for him

1/23/2014 - These three things happen at the best meetings

1/23/2014 - Why limes in Mexico have suddenly tripled in price

1/23/2014 - Business and politics aren’t mixing well for China’s billionaire entrepreneurs turned civil activists

1/23/2014 - The best business schools based on GMAT scores

1/23/2014 - Most Germans don’t buy their homes, they rent. Here’s why

1/23/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Lenovo-IBM server deal, NSA snooping illegal, China PMI slips, placebo naps

1/23/2014 - Four charts that might lead the workers of the world to unite

1/23/2014 - This Pakistani med student, CEO, and nonprofit head is the youngest guy at Davos

1/23/2014 - The US has just slammed the door on Chinese IPOs

1/23/2014 - China’s manufacturing output is shrinking and it’s hitting the little guys first

1/23/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Lenovo-IBM deal, China’s factories shrink, Icahn gets busy, Aristotle goes viral

1/22/2014 - A fraud suit against a once-celebrated Silicon Valley battery startup is abruptly dropped

1/22/2014 - Could Square be collateral damage in Carl Icahn’s war on Ebay?

1/22/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Spain exits, Starbucks reports, Icahn gets busy, Aristotle goes viral

1/22/2014 - Apple’s computers for everyone are 30 years old. Look at how far they’ve come

1/22/2014 - Here’s what happened at Davos on Wednesday

1/22/2014 - Netflix warns of “draconian scenario” if the US doesn’t uphold net neutrality

1/22/2014 - Netflix added more than 2 million US customers last quarter

1/22/2014 - How to get the hottest job in tech with two months’ study and $2,000

1/22/2014 - Why the 1% don’t want Learjets anymore

1/22/2014 - Australia should probably get used to these devastating heat waves

1/22/2014 - Why are blue diamonds blue?

1/22/2014 - Don’t believe the hype about behavioral economics

1/22/2014 - Master online dating by thinking like an economist

1/22/2014 - China’s government has no problem talking about corruption—so long as nobody else does

1/22/2014 - Japan’s Shinzo Abe fears unpredictable triggers for conflict with China

1/22/2014 - Who’s still living with their parents?

1/22/2014 - The UK is now officially the hottest economy in Europe

1/22/2014 - Three things to look for when Netflix reports earnings today

1/22/2014 - So what’s that Russian “potato” virus that was used to hack Target actually called?

1/22/2014 - Six ways TV is changing forever

1/22/2014 - Chinese 5-star hotels are asking for downgrades so they can still host officials

1/22/2014 - How to avoid every common mistake when booking a flight

1/22/2014 - The biggest land rush in the history of the internet begins on February 4

1/22/2014 - Chinese censors may have just hacked themselves, in the dumbest way possible

1/22/2014 - Thailand’s poisonous politics are holding its economy hostage

1/22/2014 - Even from jail, China’s former richest man is making deals and funneling money offshore

1/22/2014 - The 39 people under 30 at Davos

1/22/2014 - New York is officially affordable (compared to London)

1/22/2014 - Breaking down the Davos attendee list

1/22/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Syrian peace talks, China’s tax havens, El-Erian is gone, Marx is back

1/22/2014 - How the code of secrecy among Davos attendees works

1/21/2014 - More than half of China’s most powerful officials have links to tax havens. Now what?

1/21/2014 - Infographic: how the world economies have shifted since 2008

1/21/2014 - Bill Gates on poverty, GMOs, Microsoft, and vacationing at the Large Hadron Collider

1/21/2014 - The race is on to launch an internet TV service in the US

1/21/2014 - The chandelier finally fell on Lex Fenwick’s tenure at Dow Jones

1/21/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Syrian peace talks, Netflix earnings, El-Erian is gone, Marx is back

1/21/2014 - After Pimco’s worst year since 1994, El-Erian will depart

1/21/2014 - The most productive thing I’m doing this year—no business trips

1/21/2014 - Why Illy will never sell fair trade coffee

1/21/2014 - Wallets on Wall Street: Getting fatter

1/21/2014 - Europe has a bloated, growth-killing zombie of a banking system

1/21/2014 - Verizon just hinted that a full blown price war in wireless might soon be upon us

1/21/2014 - Brazilian shampoo, Italian ice cream, and Vietnamese detergent: Unilever’s take on consumer trends

1/21/2014 - The #1 doctor in the world is Dr. Wikipedia

1/21/2014 - The first-ever botwall could change the economics of hacking forever

1/21/2014 - The Obamas’ parenting philosophy in one word

1/21/2014 - Recent economic history as told through meaningless Davos themes

1/21/2014 - How to pick a new CEO (hint: keep the candidates a secret)

1/21/2014 - 30% of Verizon’s retail customers still use dumbphones

1/21/2014 - India’s bootleg luxury industry may be growing twice as fast as its real one

1/21/2014 - Maybe workers should just take turns being CEO

1/21/2014 - This company is banking on your cat’s photos going viral

1/21/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Davos inequality, Iran disinvited, SABMiller fizzles, defending rhino hunting

1/21/2014 - Rookie US ambassador Caroline Kennedy picks a fight with Japanese dolphin meat connoisseurs

1/21/2014 - Only 15% of Davos attendees are women, even fewer than last year

1/21/2014 - Japan’s ruling party may have dropped a pledge to “never wage war again”—and that isn’t even the worst of it

1/21/2014 - Bill Gates predicts there will be almost no poor countries by 2035

1/21/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Davos inequality, Iran disinvited, Lenovo-IBM talks, defending rhino hunting

1/20/2014 - Chinese tourists are broadening their horizons: here today, Guam tomorrow

1/20/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Davos begins, protests in Kiev, butter’s revenge

1/20/2014 - Nearly half the people in South Korea had their credit card numbers stolen by one man

1/20/2014 - America’s love affair with cheese is made of cheddar and mozzarella

1/20/2014 - Westerners are so convinced China is a dystopian hellscape they’ll share anything that confirms it

1/20/2014 - Why bad press makes Chrome a better browser

1/20/2014 - Is this headline manipulating you?

1/20/2014 - Someone needs to have a word with Acura’s marketing department

1/20/2014 - Where the world’s biggest tea drinkers are

1/20/2014 - The designer of the Fitbit says wearable devices need to be “nearly sensual”

1/20/2014 - Peugeot is in trouble, and needs two governments to save it

1/20/2014 - The war against butter is over. Butter won

1/20/2014 - The housing recovery leaves America separate and unequal, once again

1/20/2014 - This show just lowered the median age of USA Network viewers by 12 years

1/20/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—China GDP, Deutsche Bank warning, InBev beer buy, Jamaican bobsledders return

1/20/2014 - Saudi Arabia strives to get more citizens on private payrolls, one lingerie shop at a time

1/20/2014 - China’s economy became a tiny bit more equal in 2013

1/20/2014 - Pop star Vanessa Mae is Thailand’s answer to the Jamaican bobsledding team

1/20/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—China GDP, protests in Kiev and Bangkok, Jamaican bobsledders return

1/19/2014 - China’s economy grew 7.7% in 2013 because Beijing got nervous and started juicing

1/19/2014 - Over the last three months, Shashi Tharoor tweeted about his wife 33 times. She of him: 443.

1/19/2014 - The world’s largest hydroelectric project could be a China-US joint venture

1/19/2014 - When Deutsche Bank sneaks out its results on a Sunday night, they can’t be good

1/19/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—China’s GDP, violent protests in Kiev, Iran’s emergence and the Jamaican bobsled team

1/19/2014 - Why mainstream companies are losing black talent

1/19/2014 - Why you might pay more than your neighbor for the same bottle of salad dressing

1/18/2014 - Indian media failed Sunanda Pushkar, and now she’s dead

1/18/2014 - You can get Dunkin’ Donuts in Bulgaria and Oman, but not in Minnesota

1/18/2014 - Consumers care about packaging almost as much as the brand

1/17/2014 - Quartz Weekend Brief—Net neutrality, Google and Nest, the world in whisk(e)y, good toilets

1/17/2014 - Dropbox is now worth two Ubers and a Snapchat

1/17/2014 - We should have seen Shell’s shocking profit warning coming

1/17/2014 - That time BP’s chief executive fled Russia after poison was found in his blood

1/17/2014 - Dr Dre’s Beats Music is copying Spotify but should be copying Pandora instead

1/17/2014 - How drones democratize videography and help sell real estate

1/17/2014 - Here’s how you’ll browse Facebook in your car without running down pedestrians

1/17/2014 - In 2013, poachers slaughtered more rhinos than ever in recorded history

1/17/2014 - Morgan Stanley: Bond trading risks down, legal risks up

1/17/2014 - Britain’s small shops beat the big chains during a bumper Christmas shopping season

1/17/2014 - Why Nintendo just cut its sales forecast for the Wii U by 70%

1/17/2014 - The Qatar World Cup may have a silver lining—but it would mean turning global soccer upside down

1/17/2014 - Restricting bankers’ pay has only made them richer

1/17/2014 - Sina Weibo just lost 28 million users to censorship and WeChat

1/17/2014 - GE’s earnings: a throwback to the past, and a glimpse at the future

1/17/2014 - How Asian dating sites cracked your biggest complaint—everyone lies online

1/17/2014 - How US lawmakers are hastening the decline of American influence

1/17/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—NSA reforms, Nintendo’s Xmas woe, Google contact lenses, internet for bees

1/17/2014 - The Chinese Communist Party tried launching a competitor to iOS. Here’s what the Chinese said

1/17/2014 - Chinese firms flaunt Audis, gold bars, and coffins as year-end bonuses

1/17/2014 - In Hong Kong, having women on the board has no effect on company performance

1/17/2014 - More Japanese women are working—but for the economy to thrive they need to be running things

1/17/2014 - Nobody who bought these French bonds is likely to live long enough to see them repaid

1/17/2014 - No one is talking about India’s real diplomatic crisis

1/16/2014 - The tortured saga of Diageo’s attempt to convert India’s “whiskey” drinkers to the real stuff

1/16/2014 - The world’s biggest bank could become a victim of dubious Chinese lending instruments

1/16/2014 - Frere-Jones is suing Hoefler for half of the world’s preeminent digital type foundry

1/16/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—NSA reforms, US bank earnings, internet of bees, cocaine economics

1/16/2014 - Intel’s earnings suggest the PC market may finally have hit bottom

1/16/2014 - Goldman Sachs’s bonuses are going the way of its shrinking business

1/16/2014 - 2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

1/16/2014 - Doctors shame women more than men about their bodies and behavior

1/16/2014 - The internet of bees could save our food supply

1/16/2014 - Boring smartphones are to blame for Best Buy’s terrible holiday sales

1/16/2014 - Someone’s refrigerator just took part in a malicious cyberattack

1/16/2014 - The real reason Samsung should worry about its smartwatch: Nobody wants to counterfeit it

1/16/2014 - Way more Americans read books than you think

1/16/2014 - In Indonesia, anyone with more than 2,000 Twitter followers can get paid $21 a tweet to advertise

1/16/2014 - Quit the red-herring freakout over cellphone reception on planes and subways

1/16/2014 - Three simple things people forget to do in job interviews

1/16/2014 - What possessed a prestigious journal to name China’s the central bank of the year?

1/16/2014 - Iraq could simply make peace with the Kurds but opts instead to cut off all their money

1/16/2014 - The dark side of the truffle trade

1/16/2014 - Citigroup: Bond trading giveth, and taketh away

1/16/2014 - European car sales are the weakest in two decades, but it could’ve been worse

1/16/2014 - Goldman Sachs average pay in 2013: $383,000

1/16/2014 - Showrooming spoiled Best Buy’s Christmas

1/16/2014 - What a city needs to foster innovation: cafes, bike lanes, and 3D printers

1/16/2014 - China’s “naked officials” with family abroad won’t be getting a promotion this year

1/16/2014 - Proof yet again: There’s no such thing as a social media-savvy politician

1/16/2014 - How iPhones are forcing banks to rethink brick-and-mortar branches

1/16/2014 - Why HP chose India as its way back into the smartphone market

1/16/2014 - The story of the man who’s flattening the world of corporate hierarchies

1/16/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Goldman and Intel earnings, EU and US inflation, China’s migration, babies are liars

1/16/2014 - Why China’s Nu Skin “pyramid scheme” probe could mean trouble for Amway and Herbalife

1/16/2014 - Activists in China just saved 2,800 cats from ending up on the dinner table

1/16/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Goldman earnings, deflation’s specter, new Microsoft candidate, babies are liars

1/15/2014 - How a 574-year-old school is preparing for a world without classrooms

1/15/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—The specter of deflation, labor battles, fantasy M&A

1/15/2014 - The key to unlocking big data’s true value: human beings

1/15/2014 - When penny stock traders leap into action on tech news, hilarity ensues

1/15/2014 - The most essential part of your big data strategy: humans

1/15/2014 - Soon you can (legally) stream the Simpsons—but there’s a catch

1/15/2014 - By winning on net neutrality, US internet service providers may really have lost

1/15/2014 - Hannibal Lecter isn’t a psychopath, but you might be

1/15/2014 - SolarCity wants to raise billions of dollars in capital—from you

1/15/2014 - It’s true, the French really don’t care if you cheat on your spouse

1/15/2014 - New evidence shows the FDA was wrong to halt 23andMe testing

1/15/2014 - Here are 3.82 trillion reasons China has a big problem on its hands

1/15/2014 - How a trash-talking, gate-crashing CEO made T-Mobile cool again

1/15/2014 - Countries without paid maternity leave: Swaziland, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea and the United States of America

1/15/2014 - Where the world’s biggest coffee drinkers live

1/15/2014 - If you’ve heard China was cutting its borrowing, you heard wrong

1/15/2014 - JP Morgan isn’t the only bank in legal purgatory

1/15/2014 - Bank analysts’ M&A fantasies often feature other banks

1/15/2014 - The only way for retail to survive is to increase pay and decrease inventory

1/15/2014 - The artist in you, me, and Miley Cyrus

1/15/2014 - Samsung’s plan to keep you from crashing your car: Make it a game

1/15/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Indian inflation drop, German GDP miss, Chinese money surge, marijuana penny stocks

1/15/2014 - The list of everyone attending Davos this year

1/15/2014 - Chinese New Year lifehacks: how to get home when a billion others are doing the same

1/15/2014 - Elevated bike highways are not America’s future—nor should they be

1/15/2014 - China has an unexpected pork glut—but don’t blame it on the clones

1/15/2014 - Google Chrome’s little helpers are offering hackers a backdoor to hijack your web browsing

1/15/2014 - Kim Jong-un loved basketball, drawing, and tracksuits in Swiss grade school

1/15/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Indian inflation, German GDP, Huawei sales, marijuana penny stocks

1/14/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Indian inflation, marijuana stocks, Iran sanctions, penis pumps

1/14/2014 - Yes, your internet connection is slower than advertised

1/14/2014 - Why Russia might be crazy enough to buy Iranian oil and undermine nuclear talks

1/14/2014 - Why Nest will be bigger for Google than Android

1/14/2014 - Nigeria’s online fraudsters have a new weapon: Nigeria’s first lady

1/14/2014 - Why being poor costs more and pays a lot less

1/14/2014 - To treat grandma’s incontinence, buy a video game that makes her dance

1/14/2014 - Investing in marijuana stocks is a lot more dangerous than smoking marijuana

1/14/2014 - The biggest mistakes in MBA rankings

1/14/2014 - A Chinese company is pioneering the technology to let parents pick their smartest embryo

1/14/2014 - If you have a bigger brain, you feel less pain

1/14/2014 - Did Black and Decker lose a nut with its modernist redesign?

1/14/2014 - The 100 Apple employees Google just acquired by buying Nest

1/14/2014 - The most impressive vehicles at the Detroit auto show are bicycles

1/14/2014 - This grape-gobbling robot is driving farmers out of work

1/14/2014 - A shocking number of academic journals have accepted studies that are totally fake

1/14/2014 - Jamie Dimon says he has no plans to step down as CEO after $22 billion in fines

1/14/2014 - America’s indefatigable shoppers delivered in December

1/14/2014 - The biggest mortgage lender in the US sees something remarkable: Actual homebuyers

1/14/2014 - Riots in Egypt + recession in Greece = property boom in London

1/14/2014 - JP Morgan mulls sale of commodities trading unit, as fines weigh on its overall results

1/14/2014 - Fear of a violent stalemate lurks beneath Bangkok’s colorful anti-government protests

1/14/2014 - Why Facebook just agreed to give its data to Russia’s biggest search engine

1/14/2014 - Finally, we might get some hard evidence about which diets actually work

1/14/2014 - Why Argentina can’t keep the lights on in Buenos Aires

1/14/2014 - Even nuns get violent in meetings—here’s how to keep the peace with your colleagues

1/14/2014 - The intelligent drones of the future will cut their teeth scanning forests in Finland

1/14/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Bank earnings, UK inflation, US budget deal, Kalishnikov’s regret

1/14/2014 - These are the nasty chemicals that Greenpeace found in a huge range of children’s clothing

1/14/2014 - Japan’s Coming of Age Day had the fewest number of new adults since 1968

1/14/2014 - Pollution isn’t the only thing killing tourism in Beijing

1/14/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Suntory buys Beam, Google’s Nest egg, shark prevention, redhead sex appeal

1/13/2014 - Apple might finally sell a cheap iPhone—at least in India

1/13/2014 - Four reasons Google just bought a thermostat company

1/13/2014 - Time Warner Cable haters take heart, the company could soon have new owners

1/13/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Egypt’s referendum, whiskey deal, shark prevention, redhead sex appeal

1/13/2014 - Google’s Nest acquisition will speed along the smart grid

1/13/2014 - What to watch for in a week of Wall Street’s biggest earnings

1/13/2014 - This time, 24’s Jack Bauer only needs 12 hours to save the world

1/13/2014 - The directors who set executive pay aren’t limiting their own raises

1/13/2014 - Silicon Valley’s most generous employer has incurred the wrath of hedge-fund activists

1/13/2014 - The world’s taste for whiskey, visualized

1/13/2014 - Overfishing doesn’t just shrink fish populations—they often don’t recover afterwards

1/13/2014 - Sorry Sweden, Luxembourg is now the most generous country in the world

1/13/2014 - Why it makes sense to pay beautiful CEOs more

1/13/2014 - Hobbyists are now building tablets using a $35 computer brain

1/13/2014 - Western Australia’s war on sharks won’t make swimmers any safer

1/13/2014 - How Japan’s aging, shrinking population caused a $16 billion whiskey takeover

1/13/2014 - Employers ruin good job offers with strong-arm tactics

1/13/2014 - Airbus sold more planes than Boeing last year, but building them is another matter

1/13/2014 - How London plans to eliminate the search for a parking spot

1/13/2014 - China’s water shortage is so bad it could turn out the lights

1/13/2014 - Goldman Sachs doesn’t think stocks go much higher from here

1/13/2014 - Why a start-up coffee company is now accepting Starbucks gift cards

1/13/2014 - The Swiss are scandalized by trains that run three minutes behind schedule

1/13/2014 - The behavioral economics behind Americans’ paltry nest eggs

1/13/2014 - China’s “marine defense identification zone” looks like a giant sea grab

1/13/2014 - CFO Harvey Schwartz is among the candidates to be Goldman Sachs’s next CEO, say sources

1/13/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Thailand shutdown, China’s off-again IPOs, watered-down Basel, Viking chess

1/13/2014 - India’s embattled conglomerate Sahara sues to make sure “The Untold Story” stays that way

1/13/2014 - South Korea hopes man-made islands and a soulless mini-capital will save Seoul from overcrowding

1/13/2014 - Titanic-obsessed China is building a life-size replica to “inspire responsibility”

1/13/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Thailand shutdown, China’s off-again IPOs, India beats polio, Viking chess

1/12/2014 - If you’re a fugitive banker trying to dodge extradition, don’t behave like this guy

1/12/2014 - Mexican wrestling is coming to American TV

1/12/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Debating Iran, shutdown in Bangkok, marijuana without the high

1/12/2014 - How you’ll write emails on the tiny screen of a smartwatch

1/12/2014 - Ariel Sharon kicked my cousins out of Gaza. Here’s what they wanted to say to him before he died

1/12/2014 - How I made sure all 12 of my kids could pay for college themselves

1/12/2014 - Petro-states are threatening their rebel regions with lawsuits and gunshots

1/11/2014 - Technology has moved into every room of the house—except the bathroom

1/11/2014 - Ariel Sharon’s most enduring legacy is in the mindset of the Israeli people

1/11/2014 - Bots have made the world’s largest annual human migration much more expensive

1/11/2014 - Inside Jeff Zucker’s plan to save CNN

1/11/2014 - The case for gay marriage is made in the freedom of religion

1/11/2014 - Here’s a look at Mumbai’s swanky new airport terminal, inspired by a dancing peacock

1/11/2014 - More freewheeling traders are leaving the big banks

1/10/2014 - Quartz Weekend Brief—CES, food anxiety, roots of “racism”, Angela Ahrendts

1/10/2014 - The three essentials of an optimized data center

1/10/2014 - Will you choose a conflict-free microprocessor for your next device?

1/10/2014 - More than half of the US jobs added in December were temporary

1/10/2014 - Dollar stores are now getting too expensive for many Americans

1/10/2014 - Why every gadget you own could soon take voice commands just like Siri

1/10/2014 - Who’s drinking the world’s Scotch whisky

1/10/2014 - Making time for workouts can actually help you have it all

1/10/2014 - This might be the year China’s yawning trade surplus finally starts shrinking

1/10/2014 - December’s weather was so terrible, it kept a quarter million Americans home from work

1/10/2014 - Europe’s answers to the Tea Party are trying to get elected to an institution they despise

1/10/2014 - Ignoring the US jobs report is the best policy, at least today

1/10/2014 - The complete US jobs report for December in two simple charts

1/10/2014 - The US economy added 74,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate fell to 6.7%

1/10/2014 - Why Edward Snowden is not a whistleblower

1/10/2014 - The resume is not dead—here are three ways to make yours better than any social media profile

1/10/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—US jobs, China trade, Indian diplomat departs, Congressional millionaires

1/10/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—US jobs, China tops in trade, Indian diplomat indicted, kimchi nomenclature

1/9/2014 - Now that Devyani Khobragade is leaving the US, is this the end of US-India tensions?

1/9/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—US jobs, Qantas’s downgrade, bee deficits, kimchi names

1/9/2014 - Something else for Europe to worry about: the disastrous consequences of a huge bee deficit

1/9/2014 - Find out if bitcoin is illegal in your country

1/9/2014 - This Wall Street bull says the US energy boom could go on for decades

1/9/2014 - CES gadgets you won’t be using in 2014, or ever

1/9/2014 - A century-old legal doctrine could underpin a very 21st-century copyright dispute

1/9/2014 - The key data points you need to know for tomorrow’s all-important US jobs report

1/9/2014 - The future of US jobs is… sanguine

1/9/2014 - No, bitcoin isn’t about to be taken over by a massive cartel

1/9/2014 - Suddenly, investors can’t get enough of the euro zone’s riskiest bonds

1/9/2014 - There’s nothing left to eat—here’s how to navigate our collective food anxiety

1/9/2014 - The 10 big companies with the most telecommuting options

1/9/2014 - Nine companies that want to put their computers on your face

1/9/2014 - The existential threat to bitcoin its boosters said was impossible is now at hand

1/9/2014 - Half the people that shop at Family Dollar receive government assistance

1/9/2014 - Maersk and Lego are both going to profit off the world’s biggest cargo ship

1/9/2014 - Chlamydia just became the most commonly reported disease ever in the US—but there’s something worse

1/9/2014 - Silicon Valley startups are devouring less of the world’s venture capital funding… sort of

1/9/2014 - The former mouthpiece of apartheid is now one of the world’s most successful tech investors

1/9/2014 - Singapore figured out how to tax bitcoin—treat it like a product, not money

1/9/2014 - JPMorgan thinks it can patch things up with regulators by talking to them more

1/9/2014 - Why “rebalancing” the German economy is easier said than done

1/9/2014 - The Common Core will cost millions and lower test scores—and the US should implement it anyway

1/9/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—BoE and ECB decisions, retailer woes, Indian rail opening, Velveeta shortage

1/9/2014 - From birds nest farmers to pop stars—the unexpected casualties of China’s spending crackdown

1/9/2014 - Chen Guangbiao’s ridiculous business card reminds Chinese why they don’t trust philanthropists

1/9/2014 - Popular porn search terms show that East Asia has a serious Japan fetish

1/9/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—BoE decision, US-India tit-for-tat, China inflation, Velveeta shortage

1/8/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—BoE rate, Abe in Africa, B&N boss, Japanese maids

1/8/2014 - The one thing young Americans won’t give up

1/8/2014 - To get right with the Volcker rule, banks look to sell private equity stakes

1/8/2014 - How to help your toddler remember this moment forever

1/8/2014 - How to avoid getting caught in a “polar vortex” in the Arctic Circle

1/8/2014 - How more than $100 billion in secret cash was smuggled into China last year

1/8/2014 - Your heartfelt declaration of principles on Facebook will eventually turn into a joke about zombies

1/8/2014 - Monsanto called out “GMO-free Cheerios” for what they are—a marketing stunt

1/8/2014 - Why Nintendo doesn’t stand a chance in China

1/8/2014 - Video discussion: The outlook for technology in 2014

1/8/2014 - Why Spain’s economy is in horrific shape but bond markets think the crisis is over

1/8/2014 - Facebook’s big problem is that it can’t measure ads in the places it’s growing fastest

1/8/2014 - The world doesn’t want canned soup anymore

1/8/2014 - The world’s biggest winemaker is getting a nice buzz out of… Mexican beer

1/8/2014 - Cartels fix the prices you pay for fish, shoes, chocolate and much more

1/8/2014 - Here’s how to make it through a speech without a teleprompter

1/8/2014 - The Egyptian revolution has failed

1/8/2014 - This is not the year of wearables but the year the hype dies, says Evernote CEO

1/8/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Fed taper rationale, Facebook’s India acquisition, euro zone data, self-drifting cars

1/8/2014 - India’s economic woes are so dire that millions may de-urbanize

1/8/2014 - Hong Kong’s new air index confirms what anyone trying to breathe already knows

1/8/2014 - Sri Lankans leave so many coins in India that the central bank is running out

1/8/2014 - “Bostonian” elitism in China irritates the country’s other college grads

1/8/2014 - China’s solution to smog-choked cities is to speed up the building of new coal mines six-fold

1/8/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Fed minutes, Mulally stays at Ford, China coal plants, childhood amnesia

1/7/2014 - Is China doing more to help the global economy than Germany?

1/7/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Turmoil in Turkey, Fed minutes, privacy watchdogs, cheap beer

1/7/2014 - American households are 40% more likely to have a VCR than a video game console

1/7/2014 - Fiber may be as good for your lungs as it is for your guts

1/7/2014 - The internet could suffer if companies start paying your wireless bill

1/7/2014 - There’s finally proof that corporate America’s self-esteem is all about the money

1/7/2014 - Jamie Dimon’s fine-filled nightmare may be over

1/7/2014 - The real Wall Street problem US prosecutor Preet Bharara is trying to solve

1/7/2014 - Companies could be wasting money on wellness programs for employees who don’t need them

1/7/2014 - The scary thing about Puerto Rico’s population: It’s leaving the island for good

1/7/2014 - The cities with the cheapest beer in the world

1/7/2014 - Why business schools charge so much and pay their teachers so little

1/7/2014 - A chart-tastic update on US trade

1/7/2014 - A year on, Abenomics is finally going to fix Japan’s runaway trade deficit

1/7/2014 - China’s massive meth bust was headed for the local market

1/7/2014 - The euro zone’s flirtation with deflation may force the ECB to act

1/7/2014 - Meet the rebels on the front line of Latin America’s brewing insurgency

1/7/2014 - Why 2014 is a make-or-break year for Netflix—seriously this time

1/7/2014 - The glory days of Hong Kong cinema may have died along with kung fu mogul Run Run Shaw

1/7/2014 - We miscalculated, and so does everyone else: The 15th rule of geopolitics

1/7/2014 - By dissing smart watches, luxury watchmakers are acting really really dumb

1/7/2014 - How bluefin tuna became a million-dollar fish

1/7/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Sochi lockdown, Euro inflation, South Sudan peace talks, Mountain Dew Cheetos

1/7/2014 - This is the year of the electric car

1/7/2014 - China and Russia seem genuinely close to a game-changing natural gas deal

1/7/2014 - Blood soup and the lunar new year could trigger the next bird flu epidemic

1/7/2014 - How a bureaucrat in a struggling country at the edge of Europe found himself safeguarding the world’s data

1/7/2014 - China’s smartphone price war is eating into Samsung’s profits

1/7/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Yellen confirmed, Sochi lockdown, disaster data, Mountain Dew Cheetos

1/6/2014 - It’s strike season in China, and this year it could be a doozy

1/6/2014 - China is cornering the cannabis patent market

1/6/2014 - Disgruntled French workers are taking their bosses hostage again

1/6/2014 - Janet Yellen just became the most powerful woman in US history

1/6/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Sochi lockdown, disaster data, menswear wars, stoner pills

1/6/2014 - You know smartwatches have arrived because they finally have their own app store

1/6/2014 - At last, a smartwatch James Bond might not be embarrassed to wear

1/6/2014 - If you want a job, don’t major in architecture

1/6/2014 - Global spending on tech will fall this year because there’s nothing new to buy

1/6/2014 - China just pulverized 7 tons of illegal ivory, but it’s still marching elephants towards extinction

1/6/2014 - Anxiety, panic attacks and depression: Why investing in the stock market is riskier than you think

1/6/2014 - Obamacare won’t succeed or fail—and other healthcare predictions for 2014

1/6/2014 - The world’s first prescription-only smartphone app

1/6/2014 - Just a reminder: The US still has ludicrously high long-term unemployment

1/6/2014 - The battle for control of dads’ wardrobes has turned nasty

1/6/2014 - Why HTC needs to focus on making cheaper phones

1/6/2014 - Expect a wild 2014 if China’s crackdown on shadow banking actually works

1/6/2014 - The China-Japan trade war is pretty much over—for now

1/6/2014 - The time has come for mayors to ditch their mansions

1/6/2014 - What it looks like when a volcano erupts 77 times in a single day

1/6/2014 - The Swiss central bank lost an enormous amount of money on its gold holdings last year

1/6/2014 - In 2014 the next billion will access the mobile internet—at $20 a handset

1/6/2014 - Facebook is stuffing ads into the newsfeed because Zuckerberg is worried about losing his engineers

1/6/2014 - How global warming can make cold snaps even worse

1/6/2014 - China’s version of Paypal lost a huge trove of user data, and didn’t notice for years

1/6/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Yellen’s confirmation, US cold snap, JPMorgan-Madoff settlement, a lonely pope

1/6/2014 - 2014 will be the year you actually want a smart watch

1/6/2014 - Why 2014 will be Apple’s year of big reveals

1/6/2014 - Why 2014 could be the most interesting year in technology in a long time

1/6/2014 - A heavily indebted Chinese railway company reportedly lost its president to suicide

1/6/2014 - China’s president inadvertently made a steamed bun restaurant into a protest site

1/6/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—US freeze, Fallujah’s fall, bitcoin’s bounce, ancient beer

1/5/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Yellen’s confirmation, Fallujah’s fall, bitcoin’s bounce, ancient beer

1/5/2014 - The three slowest days of the US holiday shopping season

1/4/2014 - How a massive meth bust in China is tied to traditional medicine

1/4/2014 - T-Mobile’s John Legere is the most exciting telecom CEO, well, ever

1/4/2014 - How to give your kids everything but a sense of entitlement

1/4/2014 - Who knew that Chinese mobile company Xiaomi has users in 58 countries

1/4/2014 - Quartz Weekend Brief—Marijuana legalization, surge pricing, movie micro-genres, Olympic corruption

1/3/2014 - Tablets, laptops fuse best of both worlds

1/3/2014 - Taste for tablets shifting at CES 2014

1/3/2014 - Will wearable technologies steal the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show?

1/3/2014 - Will the internet of things hit home in 2014?

1/3/2014 - An illustrated look at what Ben Bernanke thinks of the economy right now

1/3/2014 - Disney’s giant turkey legs are a hit on Instagram

1/3/2014 - Investment banks just had their best year since 2007

1/3/2014 - George Soros just said something very worrying about China’s debt dilemma

1/3/2014 - Is this the beginning of the end for America’s auto boom?

1/3/2014 - Five reasons to be hopeful about the US economy in 2014

1/3/2014 - Will the NSA spying revelations hurt America’s nascent cyberforensics industry abroad?

1/3/2014 - Even as a child, Jeff Bezos was a data-obsessed, workaholic genius

1/3/2014 - The world’s most popular Christmas movies, based on illegal downloads

1/3/2014 - A big reason Beijing is polluted: The average car goes 7.5 miles per hour

1/3/2014 - A very good sign for the UK: Mortgage lending

1/3/2014 - How India’s economic history makes it a hotbed for steroids

1/3/2014 - Cambodian police shoot garment workers demanding $7 a day to make your T-shirt

1/3/2014 - Volcanic eruptions, back pain, and cow attacks: Why some Brits don’t pay their taxes

1/3/2014 - Venezuela’s president’s vendetta against his opponents just got a lot creepier

1/3/2014 - Camera makers are desperately trying to stay a step ahead of smartphones—and failing

1/3/2014 - Five places in China most people will only be able to see because of Tencent Maps

1/3/2014 - The euro zone’s credit crunch will get worse before it gets better

1/3/2014 - Why the US might want to encourage wealth inequality

1/3/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—NSA quantum computer, Iraqi siege, Singh bows out, New Year’s asteroid strike

1/3/2014 - Wall Street is finally acknowledging that bogus trades are a problem… in its own way

1/3/2014 - The world needs made-in-China vaccines, despite a recent spate of deaths

1/3/2014 - Fact-checking Indian PM Manmohan Singh’s retirement speech

1/3/2014 - January detoxes are useless—here’s what you can do instead

1/2/2014 - 4.7 million reasons China got the latest season of Sherlock three weeks before the US

1/2/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Mideast talks, Mandiant purchase, Macau’s casinos, cubic gravity

1/2/2014 - Why oil prices plunged today and could keep falling

1/2/2014 - It’s the end of the line for Indian IT

1/2/2014 - Proof that offshore banking is the key to embezzling billions

1/2/2014 - Pope Francis helped boost tourism at the Vatican by 180% in 2013

1/2/2014 - What Pimco’s Bill Gross told investors during his worst year in two decades

1/2/2014 - Why China can’t take over the world

1/2/2014 - The money in Angry Birds is no longer in “Angry Birds”

1/2/2014 - Expect busier US emergency rooms in 2014 as health coverage expands

1/2/2014 - Ford’s solar-powered electric car takes transportation off the grid

1/2/2014 - China’s reform plans could put a big dent in Macau’s $45 bln casino business

1/2/2014 - Rupert Murdoch severed ties with China, weeks after divorcing his Chinese wife

1/2/2014 - The French president’s penchant for failed handshakes in photos

1/2/2014 - Fiat is cleverly buying out Chrysler, using Chrysler’s own money

1/2/2014 - Japan is rapidly losing population—and half the world is about to join it

1/2/2014 - This is the labyrinth Argentinians must brave to get paid in foreign currency

1/2/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—France and China sag, Fiat’s Chrysler play, Wal-Mart’s donkey recall, famous dead cats

1/2/2014 - This Chinese tycoon and absurdist philanthropist thinks he has a shot at buying the New York Times

1/1/2014 - A “Harry Potter”-loving Chinese diplomat claims Japan is like Voldemort

1/1/2014 - A mysterious video attempts to explain the Chinese Dream to the world

1/1/2014 - Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Fiat’s Chrysler play, Snapchat’s security breach, American football’s demise, famous dead cats

1/1/2014 - Chinese stocks did horribly last year. And 2014 doesn’t look much better

1/1/2014 - 2014 could be one of Europe’s priciest years yet for buying soccer players

1/1/2014 - It pays to live in the big city, unless that city is New York

1/1/2014 - Five ways television can save itself in 2014

1/1/2014 - The diet industry really needs you to lose weight this year