My Economy

How CGI has changed the business of animal handling and casting

by Andie Corban Feb 12, 2020
While CGI has hurt many animal trainers, Greg Tresan's Atlanta business gets busier every year.

Advertisers wanted nothing to do with Reddit. Now they're coming back.

by Jasmine Garsd Feb 5, 2020
Reddit's co-founder and CEO reflects on the social media platform as it turns 15.
Reddit co-founder and CEO Steve Huffman speaks during a hearing with House subcommittees in October.
Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Will Brexit damage British tech?

by Stephen Beard Jan 24, 2020
While it faces competition from tech hubs like Berlin, London is unlikely to lose its tech crown, said one tech venture capitalist.
View of London's Old Street roundabout, also known as the Silicon Roundabout due to the proximity of startups in the area
Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Chinese surveillance companies on U.S. blacklist still using Silicon Valley components

by Scott Tong Dec 20, 2019
Blacklisted firms are still using essential components from the U.S., analysts and company statements suggest.
Leon Neal/AFP via Getty Images

Trump administration proposes new powers to block foreign technology deals

by Scott Tong Nov 27, 2019
"From a business perspective, it's terrifying," said one attorney.
Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images

Why Amazon continues to deliver CEOs to startups

by Bennett Purser and Kai Ryssdal Nov 20, 2019
From Hulu to WeWork, multiple corporate leaders have gotten their start at the online retail giant.
CEO Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in his garage in 1994.
David McNew/Getty Images

Is the government ready to regulate the tech industry?

by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry Aug 30, 2019
At a town hall discussion moderated by Kai Ryssdal, the answer seemed to be "no."
Diane Katz, left, from the Heritage Foundation, and "Marketplace's" Kai Ryssdal, right, at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech town hall on July 16, in Aspen, Colorado.
Stuart Isett/FORTUNE

Invest in Marketplace today

Ask not what Marketplace can do for you, but what you can do for Marketplace.

The history of software "Easter eggs"

by Andie Corban and Kai Ryssdal Aug 15, 2019
The New York Times' David Pogue recently took stock of a 40-year-old trick.
A Tesla Model S in a showroom in 2013.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Mounting investor interest in agricultural technology

by Carole Zimmer Jul 31, 2019
The sector has to balance a spike in investor interest with the cost of labor and infrastructure.
Micro greens growing at a vertical farm in Newark, New Jersey.
Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Screen-free parenting coaches are cropping up around the country

by Amy Scott, Andie Corban, and Sean McHenry Jul 16, 2019
Can't figure out a way to occupy your child that isn't device-based? There's a consultant for that.
Children's screen use often worries parents.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

We’re here for you.

As COVID-19 reshapes our economy, our newsletter will help you unpack the news from the day.