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The Milkman Model Is Back

May 24 • 09:08

The world’s biggest brands want you to see those everyday household products in a different light. That's where Loop comes in. Alexis Benveniste speaks with Bloomberg's Sustainable Finance Editor Emily Chasan on how the initiative is allowing consumers to use steel, glass and durable plastic reusable packaging for everyday items and return them when they're done. ...

Amazon Device May Be Able to Read Your Emotions

May 23 • 09:40

Amazon is working on a voice-activated device aimed at recognizing your emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product, but could very well help the e-commerce behemoth target you for advertising. Andrew Mach speaks to Bloomberg News technology reporter Matt Day on the tech giant's move to wearable (and very personal) technology and the poten...

Trump Impeachment Calls Grow Louder

May 22 • 11:07

Impeachment is having yet another moment on Capitol Hill, as Democrats look for a way to enforce what they consider their constitutional duty to investigate the Trump White House. In a surprise Rose Garden speech Wednesday, President Trump said he could no longer work with Democrats until they stop their investigations into his administration and finances. Meanwhile, Democ...

Silicon Valley Residents Living in RVs

May 21 • 13:58

Hundreds of RVs have appeared outside of Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California. Now, the city wants to ban them. Mountain View, the epicenter of the Silicon Valley tech boom, is undergoing a rise in the cost of living and experiencing a rise in homelessness.  ...

After "Game of Thrones" and Oculus Quest Preview

May 20 • 11:55

HBO aired the finale of “Game of Thrones" Sunday night. The series has been its most popular show ever, leaving a massive programming void for the network. But executives have been preparing for the end of the show for a while and have several ambitious shows in the pipeline to keep subscribers happy after 'Thrones'. Jennifer Zabasajja speaks with Bloomberg News Media Repo...

Insurers Miss Mark on Mental Health

May 17 • 13:54

May is Mental Health Awareness month, but the U.S. is in the midst of a mental health crisis. More than a decade ago, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was passed, requiring insurers to provide comparable coverage for mental health and medical treatments. But insurers are missing the mark - denying claims, limiting coverage, and finding other ways to skate ...

Trump's Immigration Sales Pitch

May 16 • 11:43

President Trump made a Rose Garden speech to roll out his new immigration plan, which was crafted by his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. The administration is hoping to overhaul the current U.S. system, shifting it from family based to a merit-based one that prioritizes visas for high-skilled workers, secures the southern border and potentially generates an es...

Making the Deepest Ocean Dive in History

May 15 • 15:37

Victor Vescovo completed the deepest ocean dive in human history when he reached 10,928 meters into the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench of the Pacific Ocean. The entire journey took nearly 12 hours — four hours to descend, four hours spent at the bottom, and then about four hours to ascend again. Jennifer Zabasajja speaks with Vescovo on his unprecedented dive and ho...

Disney Is Taking Over Hulu

May 14 • 10:57

Disney announced that it will take full control of Hulu in a deal with Comcast. This move puts a $27.5 billion valuation on the streaming service, representing a new addition to Disney’s portfolio and continued rapid growth for Hulu. We chatted with Nick Turner, Bloomberg’s Entertainment Editor....

China Strikes Back in Trade War with U.S.

May 13 • 12:52

In the newest wrinkle in the U.S.-China trade war, China announced it will raise tariffs from 10% to 25% on $60 billion of U.S. goods beginning on June 1. It's a retaliatory measure after President Trump last week raised tariffs to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese goods. But who's really paying for the tariffs? Andrew Mach speaks to Bloomberg News senior economics writer Sha...

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