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As Facebook continues to dominate the news, Mark Zuckerberg's position on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index has consistently fluctuated. He started out at #29 on the eve of the IPO with a net worth of $19.3 billion ahead of the Google founders and has since dropped off the ranking of the... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Image has a redesigned "breaking news" module, complete with a Tweet button. Now, the second a story breaks, you have the ability to share it with your network. It’s a given: Social media has changed the way the world gets its news. Chances are, by the time you’ve read a... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
At a time when there is more rhetoric than reality in Washington, it's nice to hear some straight talk and some real debate. We got both at the Bloomberg Washington Summit where we discussed economic issues that will dominate this election year. The day's highlight for me? An intense but... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Our drive to support customer needs in a changing world keeps us innovating here at Bloomberg. And, we know many of you have wanted access to your Bloomberg Professional® service from Android devices. We heard you, and we delivered. Now you can access the world class data, news and analytics... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Bloomberg Businessweek has won the 2012 National Magazine Award for General Excellence in the general-interest category, edging out The New Yorker, New York, GQ and Vice. The National Magazine Awards are the premiere awards for magazine journalism sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Columbia University Graduate... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Join Bloomberg TV at 9 p.m. ET/PT on May 3, for a special 60-minute "Game Changers" episode featuring a variety of people deeply connected to Warren Buffet's world. We spoke with Berkshire Hathaway early investor Chuck Peterson; Buffalo News publisher Stan Lipsey; Buffett's daughter Susie Buffett; John Gutfreund and Deryck... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Bloomberg is celebrating its first Webby Award in the academy’s News (Tablet & All Other Devices) category. It's a real honor to win. Thanks to all of our supporters out there. Bloomberg’s mobile team put countless hours into making the Businessweek+ App what it is, and will continuously work to... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Mark Zuckerberg can add another accomplishment to his financial resume -- the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The 27-year-old Facebook founder was one of 20 people we added to the list last week as we doubled the number of billionaires we track to rank daily the net-worth figures, of now, the world's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Two of Bloomberg's mobile products have been nominated for a Webby Award. The first is the Bloomberg Businessweek+ App in the News (Tablet & All Other Devices) category, and the second is the Bloomberg TV+ App in the Best Use of Mobile Video category. As a Webby Award nominee, we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
This is a photo of an incredible art installation located in the most highly-trafficked area in the Bloomberg L.P. building in New York. For Earth Day, we’re celebrating our oceans and waterways. New York-based artist, architect and urban designer J. Manuel Mansylla (aka manman) is helping raise awareness of plastic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Toward the end of the last baseball season and into the winter, the concept of “Moneyball” went through a renaissance with casual fans. The success of the film "Moneyball" starring Jonah Hill and Brad Pitt suddenly re-awakened pop culture that stats and sports could peacefully co-exist, and even produce some... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
For the first time in 30 years, Bloomberg has revealed a major evolution of its core product, the Bloomberg Professional® service, also known as the Bloomberg Terminal. (For those who don't have a subscription to the Bloomberg Professional service, it is the world-wide, leading network for critical business and financial... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
This week we all become college basketball experts, as the annual rite of passage that is the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament tips off. Casual fans will spend hours pouring over brackets trying to find obscure facts that will make their matchup selections better than the experts, or at least better... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
We have officially completed our 8 acre, 1.8 megawatt solar power system in New Jersey. The system is powering the equivalent of more than 50 percent of the Skillman office's electricity. Check out this video for a behind-the-scenes tour of the construction process. Curtis Ravenel is global head of sustainability... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
We've given a much-needed makeover. It's cleaner. It's more timely. It's got personality. Click thru and you’ll see immediately that the site looks different—a lot more like our vibrantly redesigned print edition and tablet app. But the changes are more than just cosmetic. We've better captured the essence of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
The Silicon Valley tech industry has never been more dynamic or more important. The success of companies from Apple to Facebook shows the rapid pace at which tech is reinventing business and the way we live. That's why we're expanding our coverage of technology. We've been beefing up our SF... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Here it is…a list of the world's 20 richest people. You may have seen lists in the past that rank billionaires a few times a year, but they're nothing like this. Our methodology is transparent and our index is updated daily. We measure the net worth of the world’s wealthiest... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
What's really going to be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears challenges in late March to President Obama's health care reform law? To unpack the complicated legal issues, Bloomberg Law and SCOTUSblog presented a briefing on the constitutionality of the health care reform law at the National Press... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
This past week's cover of Bloomberg Businessweek sparked a lot of conversations. Ever wonder how the magazine comes together over the course of the week? Here's a sneak peek at what's "under the covers." Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
(screen shot of Alright, we are on a bit of a sports kick. It may seem slightly idiosynchratic, but after all… it IS the Super Bowl. Below is a special post from Mike Principe, CEO of The Legacy Agency (in London and New York), whose clients include Yankees' CC... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Bloomberg News Executive Editor Dan Moss speaks with European Central BankExecutive Board Member Jose Maniel Gonzalez-Paramo, who says there are signs investor confidence in the euro-area economy is returning and growth may be about to rebound. As members of the global elite gathered on the Swiss slopes for the World... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg Businessweek held an exclusive two-panel event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. examining President Obama's State of the Union Address. One panel focused on political impacts. Moderated by Bloomberg's Josh Tyrangiel, participants included: Margaret Carlson, Bloomberg View columnist; Former Congressman Tom Davis; Anita Dunn, Managing Director,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
The 2012 Power 100 ranking of the most powerful athletes in sports (created by Bloomberg Businessweek and Horrow Sports Ventures) was just released. What's interesting is that athletes used to be measured more by their performance on the field than in business. Today, that is no longer the case. In... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
Bloomberg's Curtis Ravenel walks the 8-acre site where construction of the 1.8-megawatt SunPower solar power system is underway. Installed piles will support SunPower T0 Trackers, which position high efficiency solar panels to track the sun during the day, increasing energy capture by up to 25% over fixed-tilt solar systems. Today,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at Bloomberg Blog
I'm sure you've seen it by now - Bloomberg News released a point-by-point response to the Federal Reserve staff memo which stated there were errors in recent news articles about the central bank's emergency lending programs. While the letter didn't specifically name any news organizations, Bloomberg News did publish a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at Bloomberg Blog