A startup called Firefly puts sensor-equipped advertising screens on top of Uber and Lyft vehicles. Now they do more than marketing: They collect data. Atop most New York City taxis are advertising screens—flashing
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The German capital is about to begin a groundbreaking rental law, but looming legal challenges and new revelations cast doubt on whether it’s possible at all. Berlin’s planned five-year rent freeze might
A long-term study of people in four cities finds that income volatility in one’s 20s and 30s correlates with negative brain effects in middle age. You’re allowed to be a bit of a mess in your 20s, right?
If the first European explorer to reach New York Harbor had gotten the name "Nouvelle Angoulême" to stick, NYC might be NAC, according to a new documentary. How would it have been if America’s most populous
Economist Timothy Bartik details the need for place-based policy to combat regional inequality and help distressed places—strategies outlined in his new book. This is the second part of a two-part Q&A