Inside the World of Big-Money Bridge

A 20-something man played bridge with three old ladies this past Columbus Day. They played at the Honors Bridge Club on East 58th Street, where the median player age is well north of 70 and the air… | Continue reading


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Q&A with Kai-Fu Lee, China's Top VC and Ex-Head of Google China

“It’s time to recognize and understand the entrepreneurialism that has risen in China,” Kai-Fu Lee, the former president of Google China, explained. | Continue reading


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More Layoffs at The Outline, Months After $5M Funding Round

The two-year-old site is also slashing its freelance budget and moving its office to a WeWork. | Continue reading


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Bill Gates Noticed a Economy Trend No One Is Paying Attention To

Bill Gates had an epiphany after reading a new book by two British economists. | Continue reading


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A Clickbait Site’s Trackers Cost the USA $4M in Data Monthly

Taste the fruit of this tree we’ve planted together. | Continue reading


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Gawker Domain and Archive finally up for auction this week

Should the world have a site like Gawker.com? We’re about to find out. | Continue reading


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David Simon Leaves Twitter After Telling Jack Dorsey to 'Die of Boils'

‘The Wire’ creator also used Twitter to eulogize slain journalists and Anthony Bourdain in recent weeks. | Continue reading


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The History of the Secret NSA-AT&T Buildings Across the Country

NSA’s partnership with AT&T is perfectly normal and legal. | Continue reading


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Tech’s Most Popular Predictors Are Both Brilliant and Bogus

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Al Gore get a lot right—but they also get a lot wrong. | Continue reading


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Jeff Bezos and Dwight Schrute Both Hate PowerPoint

Instead, Bezos insists Amazon employees write six-page memos. | Continue reading


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How LinkedIn Could Be Disrupted

Disrupting LinkedIn will be difficult, but it is inevitable. | Continue reading


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