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Sign Here to Lose Everything

If you're running a small business in America and you need to borrow money, you may be forced to sign a "confession of judgment" - an obscure legal...

The Big Brexit Short

On the night of the Brexit referendum the British pound went into free fall, but while many watched with horror, a handful of hedge funds were...

A Brief History of Online Dating

In 1959 computer scientists started getting interested in personal relationships. Back then, they used a five ton computer and it took three weeks...

Billionaires Like Elon Have Funded Space Travel For Decades

Reading today's headlines you may think that billionaire entrepreneurs are new to the space race - they're not. It all started with them. Here's...

Why Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Scares the U.S.

Huawei has been rocked by political and legal turmoil at a time when it also happens to be poised to build the worldwide 5G revolution. Is the...

How China Created Its Own Internet

From a single email sent to West Germany to restrictions on Winnie the Pooh and the letter N, this is how the Internet took hold in China. Video...

This EV Is Like a Smaller, Lighter Tesla

After 11 years of development, the Arcimoto has finally arrived. It's a three-wheeled, all-electric vehicle that is small, fast and incredibly fun...

How Red Bull Got Us Hooked on Energy

Not only did Red Bull transform the beverage industry, it created its own category: the 'Energy Drink'. It's inspired countless other brands and...

Will Online Gaming Be Nintendo's Final Boss?

Taxis, playing cards, and love hotels are among the many Nintendo products in its 130 year history. Whenever everyone had written them off, they...

WeWork Wants More of Your Life

The co-working giant WeWork has been renting desks to small entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies alike. But it doesn't want to stop there. This...

Why India’s Lower Castes Hold So Much Political Power

India's caste system defines boundaries for everything- family, culture, and opportunity. But while voting in the upcoming national election, all...

Inside China's High-Tech Dystopia

In part three of Hello World Shenzhen, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads out into a city where you can't use cash or credit cards, only...

What We Know About China's Spy Agency

China's main intelligence agency, the Ministry or State Security, has found itself in the spotlight, thanks in part to the political and trade...

China's High-Stakes Robot Wars

For two weeks each year, college students take over a massive stadium and fill it with fighting drones, plastic ammo, and rapt spectators. This is...