Blockchain explained. Big tech in cybersecurity. Do millennials hate motorcycles?
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Here are this week's top briefs.

The Top 100 Venture Capitalists
For a fourth consecutive year, we worked with The New York Times to develop a data-driven ranking of the world's best venture capital partners. Here are the top 100.

Killing The I-Bank: The Disruption Of Investment Banking
Investment banking is seeing its historical profit centers eroded by technology and regulations. Core processes are being automated or commoditized. From IPOs, to M&A, to research and trading, investment banks are getting smaller, leaner, and scrambling to keep up with innovations.

Infographic: Microsoft’s Biggest Acquisitions

We visualize Microsoft's top acquisitions since purchasing Forethought in 1987.

12 Industries Experts Say Millennials Are Killing — And Why They’re Wrong
The perception of the millennial generation as exceptionally narcissistic, immature, and disengaged from society has fueled a thousand hot takes on the industries they're “killing." Here's what's really going on.

 A Male Contraceptive Pill Passed Human Safety Tests. Here’s What It Means For The Male Fertility Market
Results from a phase 1 clinical trial for an experimental contraceptive pill for men were recenly presented at a medical conference. We assess the significance of its findings for the male fertility market and highlight the early players in the space.

What Is 5G? Understanding The Next-Gen Wireless System Set To Enable Our Connected Future
The next generation of wireless technology will offer new consumer and business applications, with near real-time connectivity.

How Big Tech Is Finally Tackling Cybersecurity
We take a look at how Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Apple have addressed recent controversies around cybersecurity — and how they’re filling privacy gaps.

 What Is Banking-As-A-Service?

Banking-as-a-Service gives companies access to banking toolkits, so they can integrate regulated banking products into existing consumer apps. 

What Is Blockchain Technology?
Few people understand what it is, but Wall Street banks, IT organizations, and consultants are buzzing about blockchain technology. It's hard to remove blockchain from Bitcoin, so we'll start with Bitcoin as we work to understand this technology's potential.

 Wait, There’s A Water Market? Why H2O Is The New Beverage Battleground
Bottled, canned, or boxed? Sparkling, flavored, or vitamin-infused? The water aisle of the supermarket is expanding fast, pushing retailers and large CPG companies to adapt.

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