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Atlantic Media In Talks To Sell Quartz

Financial Times | Gabriel Arana | Posted 12.11.2015 | Media

Atlantic Media has held talks with a number of potential buyers interested in digital media about a sale of or potential investment in Quartz, the pub...

This App Is Changing The Way Tanzania Reads The News

Quartz | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.30.2015 | Media

Tanzanians, like other Africans on the continent, are doing almost everything via their phones these days—from paying bills, depositing and transfer...

What It's Like to Report the China-Africa Story

Eric Olander | Posted 10.19.2016 | World
Eric Olander

As a former China-based journalist who now lives and reports on Africa, Lily is among the first reporters on the continent with a distinctive background in Sino-African relations. She joins Eric & Cobus -- in the podcast above -- to talk about the opportunity and challenges of covering the China/Africa story.

The 'Fat Tail' Of Climate Change Risk

Michael E. Mann | Posted 09.11.2016 | Green
Michael E. Mann

One of the most under-appreciated aspects of the climate change problem is the so-called "fat tail" of risk. In short, the likelihood of very large impacts is greater than we would expect under typical statistical assumptions. it is time for serious people and serious discussions, not straw men and distractions.

Astronaut Will Return From Space Both Older And Younger Than His Twin Brother

Quartz | Gideon Lichfield | Posted 03.27.2015 | Science
Read More: Quartz, Science News

Today NASA’s Scott Kelly, along with two Russian cosmonauts, blasts off for the International Space Station (ISS), where they plan to spend 342 days...

Ex-Kroger CEO Admits He Was Paid A 'Ludicrous' Amount

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business

CEO pay has skyrocketed over the last few decades, and corporate leaders are usually tight-lipped on the subject. But we were offered a rare moment...

(VIDEO) Journalism Now Free From Tyranny Of Robots: Quartz's Delaney

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney professes to be "really optimistic about the future of journalism", now that he's no longer writing stories for ...

American Media Brands Cast Web Over News in India

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media
Preetam Kaushik

The Indian news cycle has been operating at a feverish pitch of late. American media players are attempting to foray into the Indian market for online news, and results have been mixed so far.

Never Get Stuck Looking For A Parking Spot In This City Again

Quartz | Leo Mirani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

From Quartz: This week, the City of Westminster, one of London’s local councils, will start embedding the first of 3,000 sensors into the streets...

Size Does Matter

Quartz | Andrew O'Connell | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

From Quartz: If you’ve been trying to get noticed in the office, chances are you’ve been following the conventional wisdom: speaking up in meet...

The One Thing All Introverts Need To Do At Work

Quartz | Eric Barker | Posted 12.02.2013 | Business

Quartz: One of the best networking tips for shy people might be simply, “Move your desk at work.” From the book Achieving Success Through Socia...

A Dying Breed: Foreign News In Crisis

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.25.2013 | Media
Peter S. Goodman

News of the world is becoming palpably more relevant to the day-to-day experiences of American readers, and it is rapidly disappearing.

Something Strange Just Happened To The Global Economy

Quartz | David Yanofsky | Posted 08.29.2013 | Business

Quartz: For the first time ever, the combined gross domestic product of emerging and developing markets, adjusted for purchasing price parity, ...

Apple Not The Company Making The Most Profit Per Employee

Quartz | Christopher Mims | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business

Quartz You’d be forgiven for not recognizing the name InterDigital, despite the fact that it has been around since 1972 and developed many of the...

College In Sweden Is Free But Students Still Have Debt; How Can That Be?

Quartz | Posted 06.10.2013 | College

Swedish colleges and universities are free. Yep. Totally free. But students there still end up with a lot of debt. The average at the beginning of ...

This GIF Explains Why Taxes Have Become So Terrible

Quartz | David Yanofsky | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

Quartz: The 1040 has been the primary American tax form since the introduction of the personal income tax in 1913. That’s even been the form’...

The Link Powerful Companies Don't Want You To See

Quartz | Leo Mirani | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

This story originally appeared on Quartz. First came the takedown notice. Then came the takedown notice for the takedown notice. Not happy with...

10 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Workforce

Rana Florida | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

You're already paying them to do a job. Why not educate them so they can do it better? It doesn't have to cost you a lot of money -- and the dividends you'll gain are incalculable.

How Spanx Came To Be

Posted 03.22.2013 | Small Business

This story originally appeared on Quartz. Excerpted from The Startup Playbook: Secrets of the Fastest-Growing Startups from Their Founding Entrepre...

The Comprehensive, Fully-Caffeinated Guide To Coffee At Work

Quartz | Anna Codrea-Rado | Posted 03.08.2013 | Small Business

This story originally appeared on Quartz. The cardinals who are gathered at the Vatican take a very important daily pause during their deliberation...

Quartz: New Hope or New Hype?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Quartz, the new business news site launched this week by Atlantic Media, has had good advance press. But I'm not buying the pre-launch hype until Quartz can convince me that it was deserved.