NEWS IN BRIEF

China’s Spreading Coronavirus May Ripple, Disrupting Global Supply Chains of Medicines and Ingredients

The novel coronavirus that is spreading in China may harm the health of more than those who catch the respiratory illness —...

Buffett’s Footprint: Berkshire Trails Only Kochs, Saudi Royals in Fortunes Linked to Greenhouse Gases

As investors and financial firms heed the call to cut fossil fuel holdings, others hang on: Warren Buffett holds the third-largest fortune...

NEWS ANALYSIS

Tear ‘Em Down: Neighborhoods Become Swampland As States Face Climate Risks, Coax Residents Inland

Key Takeaway: New Jersey is one of several states that, as world temperatures climb, is buying homes in flood-prone areas and leveling...

AI-Powered Robot Friends Aim to Help Users Cope with Loneliness, Mental Health Issues

Sam sends a message to his friend every morning asking how she feels that day, followed by a smiley emoji. He reminds her to take good care of herself and encourages her...
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Fast Fashion, Textiles, Seen Wreaking Environmental Havoc, While Opportunities for Startups Open

As governments, startups and activists wrestle with Sargasso Seas of floating shopping bags, disposable water bottles and plastic packaging, a new front has opened up -- mountain ranges of unwanted, non-biodegradable clothing...
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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the New Year

Key Takeaway: Several startups that launched in the last year are using technology to make it simpler than ever for individuals and businesses to track and reduce...

PROFILES

Chase Pay App Demise Highlights U.S. Lag in Mobile Pay Adoption

When JPMorgan Chase & Co. said this week it was shutting its Chase Pay app, it was a sign of struggles -- and opportunities -- for banks and tech firms as Americans...

OPINIONS

How Millennials’ Values Are Already Impacting Investing Around the World

This content is brought to you in partnership with Savvy Investor Two significant shifts are reshaping the private funds and investment industry today. Millennials and Generation Z consumers, their...

How Babylon Health is Improving Rwandan Health

KEY TAKEAWAYS Digital health startups are flocking to Africa to pick up the slack of its typically underserved and overworked health system. One player is Babylon, a London-based digital health app that allows patients...

CareAngel: Addressing the Access Gap in Healthcare

With chronic care – conditions like diabetes, COPD, cancer, hypertension and others – soaking up ever more healthcare resources, providers and insurers are searching for ways to address preventative and behavioral risks...

Why Consolidation Could Ruin Hulu and Other Streaming Services

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. The tongue-in-cheek tagline of Hulu’s first national ad campaign, “we’re about to ruin TV for you,” may...
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