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  1. twitter
    Maybe Elon Musk Just Wants Twitter All for HimselfThe world’s richest man isn’t joining the company’s board after all. But that doesn’t mean he’s out of the Twitter-disruption game.
  2. elon musk
    Twitter’s Most Famous Troll Joins the BoardThe guy who tweeted a false pedophilia accusation will have considerable sway over the platform.
  3. tech
    Twitter’s Most Famous Troll Is Now Its Biggest ShareholderThe extremely online Elon Musk recently bought 9.2 percent of the company, he revealed on Monday.
  4. just asking questions
    Kara Swisher: Disney’s CEO ‘Doesn’t Have Any Mistakes Left’After a lukewarm response to Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law, the House of Mouse is being attacked from all sides.
  5. luxuries
    The Superyacht Market Is Shrugging Off the Loss of Russian BuyersTurns out there are now plenty of other billionaires looking for massive yachts to buy.
  6. the money game
    Crypto Confronts the War in UkraineFor the big trading platforms, the Russian invasion has turned borderlessness into a liability.
  7. encounter
    Hollywood’s Cancel-Culture ConsultantLacey Leone McLaughlin is hand-holding anxious execs afraid of their young assistants.
  8. pivot
    Who Could Benefit From a Snarled Chinese Supply Chain?COVID lockdowns have again exposed the problem with relying on distant countries for parts.
  9. the economy
    Modern Capitalism Is Weirder Than You ThinkThree asset managers now collectively own a big chunk of nearly every corporation. As a result, capitalism no longer works as advertised.
  10. the money game
    Goldman Sachs CEO Says Ostracizing Russia Isn’t the Finance Industry’s JobDavid Solomon framed his company’s withdrawal from the country as obeying the law, not a criticism of Russia or its aggression.
  11. the economy
    How Much Financial Damage Could Russia Do to the U.S.?The Kremlin has limited capability to respond to an “economic war.”
  12. inflation
    Maybe Inflation Will Stay This High ForeverPrices are spiking — and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is only going to make things worse.
  13. the economy
    Gas Is Really, Really Expensive Right NowAt least by American standards.
  14. toys
    The Navy SEAL–ification of NerfThe lucrative evolution of toy guns that are tricked out for war.
  15. wait what?
    Estée Lauder Exec Out After Sharing a Racist Chingy MemeWhat do COVID-19, Chingy, Sesame Street, and John Demsey have in common?
  16. ukraine
    U.S. and Allies Will Block Russia’s SWIFT AccessThe drastic move will cut off a number of Russia’s banks from the world financial system and significantly curtail its international trade.
  17. the law
    Why Is Merrick Garland Defending the Trump Administration Again?The Justice Department’s legal fight with the families of victims of the Boeing 737 MAX crashes is as troubling as it is bizarre.
  18. inflation
    The Season of High Prices Has No End in SightOmicron kept people at home, and inflation followed them there.
  19. peloton
    Peloton Could Be the WeWork of the PandemicThe company thrived during the first stages of COVID-19, then failed to plan for what came after.
  20. business
    Mark Zuckerberg’s Disaster Is Taking Silicon Valley With ItHundreds of billions of dollars disappeared overnight, and it may get worse.
  21. silicon valley
    The Worst Day of Mark Zuckerberg’s ReignFacebook lost nearly $200 billion in value because while his head was in the metaverse, his company was being eaten alive in the real world.
  22. just asking questions
    The Spotify SpinKara Swisher says to focus less on Joe Rogan and more on the company paying him.
  23. business
    The Spotify Backlash Never Had a ChanceWhat Joe Rogan’s critics don’t realize about the juggernaut.
  24. makeup
    Glossier Announces ‘Difficult but Necessary’ LayoffsThe company reportedly laid off one third of its corporate employees.
  25. the law
    Biden’s Monopoly GamesBiden’s team was supposed to bring a shift in antitrust thinking, but its leaders sound a lot like the traditionalists they were supposed to replace.
  26. business
    How Museums Are Trying to Figure Out What NFT Art Is WorthAmong other complexities, the often secretive process for establishing the insured value of a painting doesn’t work with a Bored Ape.
  27. wall street
    The End of the Pandemic Boom Is NighNetflix, Peloton, and other Wall Street winners of the pandemic economy are running out of steam.
  28. aviation
    5G Will Not Make Your Plane Fall Out of the SkyWhy did U.S. airlines fly into a panic over this?
  29. the money game
    Last Sane Man on Wall StreetNathan Anderson made his name exposing — and betting against — corporate fraud. But short selling in a frothy pandemic economy can be ruinous.
  30. finance
    Chamath Palihapitiya Is ‘Not Even Sure That China Is a Dictatorship’When the VC downplayed Uighur oppression on a podcast, he didn’t mention his deep business ties to China.
  31. gaming
    Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard for $68.7 Billion Amid Sexual-Harassment SuitIt’s the biggest video-game-industry deal ever.
  32. the money game
    A Tinder Revenge StoryThe revolutionary dating app made a lot of people rich. Co-founder Sean Rad didn’t feel rich enough.
  33. business
    Citi’s Savvy Slow-Roll of the Return to OfficeAfter poaching some of Wall Street’s stars with a reputation as the best WFH bank, they’re enforcing a vaccine mandate.
  34. the economy
    Everyone Has a Job and Nobody’s HappyWhy full employment doesn’t mean what it used to.
  35. the pandemic
    CareCube Is Accused of Running a COVID-Testing ScamGetting swabbed is usually free, but a prominent business is accused of lying to make customers pay.
  36. silicon valley
    The Elizabeth Holmes Verdict Is No Reckoning for Silicon ValleyElizabeth Holmes was convicted, not her way of doing business.
  37. business
    Omicron and Manchin Nudge Economy Into ‘the Unknown’Wall Street is not loving all the pandemic and legislative uncertainty right now.
  38. pivot
    Will China Really Face a Corporate Reckoning in 2022?Scott Galloway and Kara Swisher are skeptical that much will change in big business’s relationship to an increasingly authoritarian state.
  39. intelligencer chats
    Why Is Wall Street So Chill About Omicron?There’s a fatalistic tinge to investors’ lack of concern about the new variant.
  40. organized labor
    For the First Time Ever, a Starbucks Store Has Voted to Form a UnionThe new wave of labor activism has struck inside one of the country’s largest businesses and the fast-food industry.
  41. tesla
    Finally, a Car That Lets You Play Video Games While DrivingTesla’s innovations just keep coming.
  42. q&a
    How Shareholder Capitalism Crashed a Plane (Two, Actually)Talking with the author of Flying Blind, a new book about Boeing’s deadly 737 Max.
  43. business
    Amazon Workers Will Get Another Shot at UnionizingThere will be another election at the Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse after the company was accused of breaking the law.
  44. self-censorship
    Jamie Dimon Quickly Backtracks on Mild China JokeHe needs to stay on the country’s good side, and Xi Jinping isn’t known for his sense of humor.
  45. better know a billionaire
    7 Weird and Utterly Fascinating Facts About Mark ZuckerbergSome things to know as Zuckerberg launches us into the metaverse — from his affinity for spear throwing to the time he used a “laser gun” on a goat.
  46. the economy
    Is Bitcoin Killing Gold?Goldbugs were screaming about inflation for years. It turns out being right didn’t mean getting rich.
  47. business
    A Union Is Brewing at StarbucksWorkers say the company doesn’t live up to its progressive promises and is trying to stop them from organizing.
  48. performing arts
    Who Will Give Peter Gelb $2 Billion to Guarantee the Met Opera’s Future?All of Gelb’s big problems running the opera house only got bigger during the pandemic.
  49. energy
    U.S. Heating Costs May Spike This Winter Amid Global Natural-Gas CrunchThe U.S. is exporting a record amount of natural gas, and it’s already having domestic consequences.
  50. the money game
    Revolt of the Goldman JuniorsCrushed by pandemic workloads, Wall Street’s youngest want more money and better conditions. But mostly more money.
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