Category: Business

Will the Next Great Tech Company Come from the Developing World?

When I walked into Sidra Qasim and Waqas Ali’s apartment in San Francisco, the couple looked straight at my feet. read more

November 17, 2018

Tim Chen had recently been laid off from his job as a financial analyst at a hedge fund, during the read more

November 16, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, was supposed to be harvest day for David Dunkenberger, a co-owner of Firefly Hill Vineyards, in read more

November 14, 2018

“No one’s more careful about what they buy,” Peter Navarro told me recently. The director of the Office of Trade read more

November 7, 2018

At the age of 17, LeVar Burton was on a path to the priesthood, having entered seminary three years earlier. read more

November 5, 2018

I grew up on the high-elevation plains of northwest Montana, on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, in a culture in which read more

November 2, 2018

The writer Elizabeth Kolbert’s grandfather, a refugee from Nazi Germany, was a huge fan of Westerns written by Karl May. read more

October 30, 2018

Paul Volcker’s 6-foot-7-inch frame was draped over a chaise longue when I spoke with him recently in his Upper East read more

October 30, 2018

Natasha Rothwell was born in Wichita, Kansas, but doesn’t remember much about it. Her father was in the Air Force, read more

October 26, 2018

What if there was a company that knew what you wanted to buy before you did? What if it made read more