I’ve always felt that the Daily Show should do more financial stuff, and there’s no doubt that Wednesday’s piece on Blackstone was funny. But it was also extremely credulous about a single Bloomberg article from October.
We’ve reached a point, in financial media, where nimble digital companies have finally managed to build up the ability to constitute a real threat to the incumbent giants.
Google's Trojan Horse in China: Android
<p>China has been viewed as a lost cause for Google ever since its services were hurt by government interference and strong domestic competitors.</p>
<p>But Android is proving to be a significant backdoor into China for Google's Web services. The mobile software,
<p>Venture capitalists investing in Bitcoin startups are grabbing a nice slice of Bitcoin too.</p>
<p>Lightspeed Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fund and others are pouring tens of millions of dollars into startups that help people buy and sell bitcoins or use the
<p>If you’ve found that Apple’s Siri voice search understands your voice a little better than she did two years ago, give some thanks to the geeks who helped her learn.</p>
<p>Siri and other programs have benefited from a form of artificial intelligence called
<p>Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants are battling to acquire expertise in a once-obscure branch of artificial intelligence that’s improving speech recognition, online-ad targeting and other technologies.</p>
<p>Their main problem: There isn&r
‘Invisible Child’: Behind the Scenes, Before and After
The five-part series has moved readers, and has brought some questions.