Could Marie Kondo Slow Down Fast-Fashion?

Netflix sparked joy…as well as social media buzz, memes, and possibly sales trends with its recent debut of Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. Inspired by Kondo’s “KonMari” method for decluttering and organizing living spaces with…

The 50 Best Workplaces in Technology

The technology industry has had its ups and downs in recent years, amid concerns about it being a male-dominated space, as well as consumer worries about privacy. But there are still a number of tech…

The Real Cost of Cheap Groceries

Our food is cheap—by some measures, cheaper than it’s ever been. Americans now spend less than 10% of their disposable income on what they eat. When researchers first began tracking this figure some 90 years…

Examining Facebooks Strengths and Blind Spots

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. We may never precisely know why Boston lost out…

The Billionaire Who Is Trying to Make Dallas…

When Tim Headington was 13 years old, his father proposed that he skip school and accompany him on a business trip to Dallas, a four-hour drive from their Oklahoma City home. Like many teenagers, Headington…

Why This Venture Capitalist Is Tackling Tough Tech

Venture capitalist Katie Rae is trying to prove that “tough tech” is worth the tough work. The Engine, the $200 million fund she leads, invests in startups whose products require years of research and development…

Virtual Reality Gets Real In the Operating Room

A few days before tugging on surgical gloves to slice open a patient’s brain, doctors at Stanford University slip on virtual reality goggles to help prepare for the risky procedure. Conventional MRI or CT scans…

Is Biochipping A Good Idea?

Down a narrow side street in the Swedish city of Gothenburg sits the Barbarella piercing parlor, a regular haunt for locals who decorate their bodies with piercings and tattoos, and which claims to offer the…

IBM Tops 2018 Patent List as AI and…

IBM earned a record 9,100 U.S. patents in 2018, marking the 26th year in a row the Armonk, New York-based company has been the top recipient. Samsung was second with 5,850 patents while tech giants…

Apple Appears to Taunt Google and Amazon With…

Apple just put its privacy policy in terms Las Vegas can understand. In a 13-story ad overlooking the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off on Tuesday, the company proclaimed, “What…

How to See the Top Colors From Your…

You’ve probably seen a ton of posts in recent weeks with your friends’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2018. That shows you what your most popular posts of the year were, but how about your…

U.S. Stocks Drop to Start 2019 as Safe…

U.S. stocks fell as investors began the new year anxious about the same issues that sent equities to the worst December rout since the Great Depression. Safe havens rallied, with gold, bonds and the yen…

11 States Are Now Experiencing Widespread Flu Activity,…

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says flu activity is rising across the U.S. California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, North Carolina, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware, and Georgia are all experiencing widespread…

Hot Under the White Collar

The December arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou at an airport in Vancouver was shocking in its own right. Here was a top-ranking executive of a global technology company—and the daughter of the…

The Rise and Fall of Carlos Ghosn

Why business mergers fail is a topic of endless study. And the $5 billion rescue of Nissan by French automaker Renault in 1999 looked like one more folly in the making, what skeptics at the…