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The stars are aligning for crypto to go mainstream as Facebook has announced the launch of Libra, a new digital currency that...

US-China Trade War Risks Creating ESG Black Hole

The escalating tariff war between the world’s two largest economies isn’t just hurting Chinese investment in the U.S. It may lead China...

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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency May Spark Financial Revolution In the Developing World

The stars are aligning for crypto to go mainstream as Facebook has announced the launch of Libra, a new digital currency that...

US-China Trade War Risks Creating ESG Black Hole

The escalating tariff war between the world’s two largest economies isn’t just hurting Chinese investment in the U.S. It may lead China...

After a Series of Disasters, Facebook Wants to Make Things Right with Its Big Crypto Project

Following a series of privacy and misinformation scandals and increasing regulatory probes, Facebook is keen to improve its image as a force...

DNA Robots May Soon Help Fight Breast Cancer in Humans

Scientists are seen close to delivering on a years-long promise -- molecule-scale nanorobots that destroy breast cancer proteins at their most basic,...

Blockchain Finance Uses SMS Texts to Help African Farmers

Global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has a new way to ensure that the African farmers who grow cassava for its burgeoning business in...

YouTube Removes Kardashian Deepfake For Copyright Violations, Not Fake News

As A.I. enables the creation of more fake content, social media platforms risk a loss of credibility with their users who will...

Morgan Stanley Pushes for Progress in Social Impact Investing

Morgan Stanley doesn’t want to be left behind, as socially responsible investing is gaining momentum in the United States and beyond.

Texas Goes Green: Renewable Energy Taking Hold in America’s Oil Patch

Renewable power investing is ramping up in Texas, and not only because of increased demand for sparked by hydraulic fracking. The wind-down...

For America’s Plant-Based Revolution, This Is Just The Beginning

If Beyond Meat’s ebullient post-IPO performance is any indication, everyone wants to have a piece of the plant-based, fast-growing sustainable food market....

Zume Steps Up Plant-Based Packaging With Pivot Purchase

Zume, which  uses vans with hyper-efficient ovens to make pizzas while delivering them, bought Pivot, a California-based company that designs plant-based packaging.

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KEY TAKEAWAYS Backed by private equity sponsors, large talent agencies are expanding past strictly the traditional media sector in pursuit of greater vertical integration. Key Market Movements CAA (Creative Arts Agency), an entertainment and sports agency,...

Don’t Be Fooled: The Pseudo-Decentralization of Media

KEY TAKEAWAYS User-created content has revolutionized how we create and view content, but control and monetization of that content remains centralized in the hands of a very few platforms. Total global media deal volumes...

Diversified Investments Help Agencies Stay Ahead

KEY TAKEAWAYS Backed by private equity sponsors, large talent agencies are expanding past strictly the traditional media sector in pursuit of greater vertical integration. Key...

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On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. It was a good day for artificial intelligence companies in the healthcare space. A very good day. Within hours on Wednesday, three firms...

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On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. One U.K. startup is taking a radical step in renewable energy:...

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