Tech & Science
This Week's Edition
For innovative technology, thank the government.
Good Jill, Bad Jill
Newsweek profiled Jill Abramson, who was fired yesterday as executive editor of The New York Times, in a July 2013 cover story
The Twilight of Jay Leno
Why would NBC replace him when he’s still so dominant?
Pulling up Stakes
Dan Loeb turned Yahoo around—then turned himself a nice profit.
The Good Banker
Herbert Allison defied Wall Street stereotypes.
‘A Girl In The Locker Room?!’
A new documentary tracks the plight of the female sportswriter.
Gold Loses its Luster
Wall Street got hot for the precious metal, then everything dimmed.
Fill ’Er Up
That gas at the pump isn’t getting any cheaper.
China Settles for Less
Is the economic miracle over?
Happy Days are Here Again
The prophets of American economic decline revise their thinking.
It’s All Greek to Him
Five years ago, Chobani didn’t exist. Now it’s a billion-dollar business. How the son of a small-town shepherd made good.
The Great Chocolate Fix?
Why American confectioners don’t need a conspiracy to set prices.
Megyn Kelly Goes Viral
She may not be a feminist, but she’s now a feminist icon.
Is Apple Too Clever by Half?
Maybe corporate America finally got too greedy for its own good.
‘Arrested Development’ Fail
The new season of never nudes feels like an also-ran.
Al Jazeera Is the Best Thing to Happen to Journalism—Unless It Isn’t
Can a small, oil-rich nation save American news?
Gawker’s Crack Gamble
The gossip website says it’s got proof of a Canadian politician doing hard drugs. Now, it’s asking readers to help buy the video—for a cool $200,000.
CEOS pursue lower taxes and then—surprise!—the public gets mad.
The world’s second-largest economy takes a fall.
Fast Times In The Corner Office
Impatient investors. Volatile markets. Why the speed of business is dooming CEOs.
Hooking Up the Mile-High Club
You got bumped? Richard Branson tests a virtual in-flight pickup line. By Brian Ries in Newsweek.
The company may just show us everything wrong with American business.
The End of Murdoch’s Page 3 Girl?
One woman’s campaign to halt the Sun newspaper’s demeaning daily topless shot. By Peter Jukes in Newsweek.
Lessons From All Corners
Can the developed world learn from Barbados?
Of Houses and Hamburgers
Some markets are ugly. Others work miracles.
Too Small to Fail
A ‘bail-in’ saved Cyprus. But dark days are ahead.
America’s restaurant technology is worse than Polynesia’s.
‘You Just Have To Have It!’
$2,000 to make coffee? $800 to boil rice? In any color you’d like! Inside the American housewares craze.
How to Get Ahead on Facebook Without Really Trying
There’s no mystery to how to make the social-networking site work for you. You don’t need a lot of friends. You just need a lot of cash.
The IMAX Solution
A ‘giant’ way to save movies.