Executive Editor, Features, Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Brad Wieners is executive editor for features at Bloomberg Businessweek.
businessweek.com — Yahoo has purchased Tumblr at a particularly difficult time in the life cycle of a Web startup. The users are there, creating and reading posts, asking the company for nothing except for reliable server performance and nothing in the way of major changes.
slate.com — Crime is Slate's crime blog. Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @slatecrime. Name: Christopher White Crime: Burglary. Fatal mistake: Failing to caffeinate before a break-in. The circumstances: At the end of April, a man named Christopher White allegedly broke into a local real estate office in Burlington, Wis.
Wall Street Insider - Financial News, Headlines, Commentary and Analysis - Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Banksdealbreaker.com — Some hedge fund managers- Marc Lasry, for instance-are known to be aficionados of poker. Some- David Einhorn comes to mind-are known to be quite good at it. Talal Shakerchi, unbowed though he might be, may no longer qualify for the latter accolade, having blown nearly an entire lifetime's winnings in one night.
businessweek.com — Yesterday was a doozie for celebrities and their personal medical histories. First up was Angelina Jolie, who explained in a bold Op-Ed for the New York Times, "My Medical Choice," why she elected to have double-mastectomy surgery. Then, a few hours later, Google co-founder and chief executive
newyorker.com — This morning, The New Yorker launched Strongbox, an online place where people can send documents and messages to the magazine, and we, in turn, can offer them a reasonable amount of anonymity. It was put together by Aaron Swartz, who died in January, and Kevin Poulsen.
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