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SoftBank Will Allow Its Employees Invest In Its New Vision Fund:...

If you’re a SoftBank employee, you can now invest in the Vision Fund.The Japanese tech behemoth plans to lend up to $20 billion to...

‘An Absurd Discussion.’ Denmark’s Prime Minister Dismisses President Trump’s Interest in...

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has dismissed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. could buy Greenland from Denmark, calling it “an absurd discussion”...

Seeking Big A.I. Advances, a Startup Turns to a Huge Computer...

Tucked in the Los Altos hills near the Stanford University campus, in a low-slung bunker of offices across from a coffee shop, is a...

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands

(LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency...

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists...

(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold,...

Amid Greenland Sale Controversy, Denmark is Expecting a Visit From Trump....

President Donald Trump indicated before a planned trip to Copenhagen that he wanted to buy Greenland, which is part of the Kingdom of Denmark....

The Companies Changing the World: The Broadsheet

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! ClassPass founder Payal Kadakia talks about how dance led to her $600 million company, Sen. Elizabeth Warren releases a plan...

From Fringe to Core: The ‘Green’ Economy Grows Up

Central bankers aren’t hired to be tree huggers. But lately the pinstriped protectors of global capitalism are sounding almost like environmental activists. In June, the...

Delivering on the Promise of Purpose Beyond Profits

Do you believe that companies should have a purpose beyond profits? If your answer is yes, you’re in the right place. Fortune’s fifth annual Change...

The End of Shareholder Primacy: CEO Daily

Good morning. Some breaking news: The Business Roundtable, which represents the largest U.S. companies, is releasing a new statement of corporate purpose this morning, and...

Mortgage Lender Better.com Grows Series C Funding Round to $160M

After initially securing $70 million for its Series C round in January and raising another $25 million in add-on funding, online mortgage lender Better.com...

Why Beijing Is So Reluctant To Suppress Protests in Hong Kong

As Chinese paramilitary guards drilled on Hong Kong’s border last Thursday, China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom assured journalists Beijing had “enough solutions and...

Change the World 2019: Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles

You might not expect modern corporations to tackle an urgent problem of the 21st century by looking back to the 1950s. But that’s what...

Fortune’s 2019 Change the World List: Companies to Watch

Fortune’s Change the World list focuses on companies that are addressing social challenges through their core business activities. Most of the companies on that...

The Change the World Sustainability All Stars

Climate change and pollution are challenges for communities all over the world—and consequently, corporate efforts to combat those problems have always been a hallmark...

Someday, Apple May Make Your New iPhone Out of Pieces of...

In an unmarked building tucked away in an industrial park in Austin, a location so secret it doesn’t appear on Apple Maps, one of...

Fortune Interview: Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Automation, Training 2.2 Million...

Spend a few minutes talking with Walmart CEO Doug McMillon about his company, and it’s a good bet that he’ll touch on the importance...

America’s CEOs Seek a New Purpose for the Corporation

For Milton Friedman, it was simple. “There is one and only one social responsibility of business,” the Nobel economist wrote in 1970: to “engage...

Translating Success at a World-Changing Company

In his 41 years on earth so far, Luis von Ahn has changed the world three times. People still blame him for the first.That...

Walmart CEO: ‘You’ve Got to Be Able to Manage Change’

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon was on his way to lunch with his wife when he got the call. It was Saturday, Aug. 3, and it...

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in...

(ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another. Pakistan...

Afghanistan Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Islamic State Safe Havens After a Horrific...

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan’s president on Monday vowed to “eliminate” all safe havens of the Islamic State group as the country marked a subdued...

U.K. Government Memos Warn of Food and Drug Shortages in Case...

(LONDON) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union...

An Iranian Tanker Sought by the U.S. Is Heading to an...

GIBRALTAR (AP) — An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned...

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle...

My Night at the Taco Bell Hotel (a.k.a. Hanging With the...

When I saw the familiar bell-shaped logo on the side of the desert highway, I pulled in. Although I hadn’t eaten in 118 miles,...

‘They Don’t Take Care of Us’: Anti-Rape Protests Vandalize Mexico City’s...

(MEXICO CITY) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during...

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in...

(OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate...

Alaskan Man Discovers 50-Year-Old Russian Message in a Bottle

(NOME, Alaska) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found...

Suicides Among French Police Rise, With 64 So Far This Year

(PARIS) — Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed...

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