Tech companies aren't raising prices. But they're still monopolies.
We all know Apple's iPhone X is expensive, but how much of your life are you giving up when you fork over hundreds of dollars for that shiny new smartphone? It depends on where you live.
"These buildings were designed to discourage interaction with the city. You drive in on a freeway that injects you straight into the parking garages attached to the casinos. You never have to step outside."
Thus is a familiar dynamic with Amazon. The deals are too good to pass up, the workers report mistreatment and Jeff Bezos's fortune grows. Apropos of everything, here is what the man who has more money than God has been up to for the past six months.
As fewer Americans buy homes, and wages stagnate, rent control is becoming a campaign issue from coast to coast.
Windows 10 migrations are prompting corporate customers to buy new PCs.
The sport's top tier is organized around the goal of producing a tiny group of elite players, at the expense of kids' — and parents' — well-being.
The inventor, entrepreneur and much-ridiculed rich person thinks his wealth is used as a stick to beat him. People with less than $20 billion.
The robotics industry is powered by high-tech centers as well as manufacturing hubs — with a distinct "Robot Belt" in the Midwest.
The moral and economic decline of Detroit's elite offers an important cautionary tale for Silicon Valley.
Tech companies have changed the world by building answers to obvious questions — but now the obvious, pressing questions are about them.
The future of dining could be healthier, cheaper food made by robots.
Hype about the "gig economy" aside, Americans are becoming more attached to their jobs and communities, not less.
They're becoming an American rarity, just when America could use them the most.
Young Norwegians have enjoyed a 13% rise in disposable household income, bucking a downward trend in other strong economies. Will this golden age last?
America is the richest country in the world, it is often said, but how much richer are we really? One way to answer that question is to look at the average household's net wealth.
Journalist Annie Lowrey deep-dives into the research on universal basic incomes and decides we really should just "give people money."
India's new billionaires have accumulated more money, more quickly, than plutocrats in almost any country in history.
Everything, it seems, is a shared office these days, including upscale dining rooms before they open for the evening. A start-up called Spacious is driving the trend.
Amid a patchwork quilt of segregated neighborhoods, where some areas are developing and displacing at breakneck pace, Germantown stays diverse and determined to lift up residents of all income levels.
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