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Caroline Ellison Was a Little-Known Crypto Trader. Then FTX Collapsed.

When his cryptocurrency exchange started teetering in early November, Sam Bankman-Fried went on Twitter to calm everyone down. FTX was fine, he insisted. Nothing to worry about. Joining him in […]




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Elon Musk Seems to Answer to No One. Except for a Judge in Delaware.

Kathaleen St. J. McCormick, the chief judge of Delaware’s Chancery Court, gave Mr. Musk until Friday to acquire Twitter. She is also the judge in at least one other case […]







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Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Return to Center Stage. Their Own.

After a six-year hiatus, the Clinton Global Initiative returned to New York City this week, bringing together leaders from the worlds of nonprofit, government and business, with a few celebrities […]




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One Man’s Dream of Fusing A.I. With Common Sense

David Ferrucci, who led the team that built IBM’s famed Watson computer, was elated when it beat the best-ever human “Jeopardy!” players in 2011, in a televised triumph for artificial […]




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Can Global Shipping Be Fixed? One Regulator Will Try.

Daniel B. Maffei is at once a crucial player in the campaign to subdue inflation, and a figure virtually unknown outside the confines of his wonky Washington domain.He’s the chairman […]




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The Crypto Market Crashed. They’re Still Buying Bitcoin.

“If you call out someone’s risks they’re taking, and they’re otherwise healthy, you can be accused of creating a run on the bank or being a troll,” said Michael Saylor, […]




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How Software Is Stifling Competition and Slowing Innovation

More than a decade ago, Marc Andreessen, the internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist, famously declared, “Software is eating the world.”The winners, Mr. Andreessen wrote in The Wall Street Journal, would […]




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Amazon C.E.O. Andy Jassy Breaks From the Bezos Way

When Jeff Bezos was chief executive of Amazon, he took an arms-length stance toward the company’s affairs in Washington. He rarely lobbied lawmakers. He testified only once before Congress, under […]




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A Warren Buffett Protégée Strikes Out on Her Own

By 15, Ms. Britt Cool was president of the local farmers’ market, collecting dues from dozens of vendors. She also recruited several of her friends from high school to work […]