‘Quants’ come from throughout the world, bringing a broad range of skills to their work. WorldQuant takes it from there.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Apple’s unusual move may be part of a bigger strategic shift to get more involved in the Chinese market.
Open innovation bridges the gap between business and academia. It encourages participation on both sides, through a distributed and decentralized approach.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
The propulsion system for a possible design for Elon Musk’s high-speed transit concept—the Hyperloop—got a test run in the Nevada desert.
In some corners of the world, the poorest populations are the first to benefit from new technologies that are improving health.
Startup Hyperloop Technologies has started shooting magnetically levitated capsules along a track in Las Vegas to show off a radical idea for the future of freight and mass transit.
Starbucks’s efforts to head off climate change and its impact on coffee bend to business realities.
The identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator won’t matter much if the cryptocurrency remains permanently fractured.