Consumer/Retail

Magic Leap Video Game Demo at the Office

Imagine the real world of virtual reality. It seems that Magic Leap has done it. Here’s a video of what Magic Leap shows us the world will become with their technology through a video game.

Flexible Smartphones Have Arrived

Not only is the new ReFlex smartphone bendable, but it also incorporates haptic feedback into the experience to let you see and feel the actions you take.

VICIS ZERO1 Unveil

The culmination of nearly two years of research, development, design, testing, prototyping, questioning, sweating, imagining, reimagining, building, rebuilding and pushing our expertise in medicine, science and engineering to the brink. We’re proud to share the story of the ZERO1.

Google’s CEO Was Just Awarded a $199 Million Stock Grant

Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai has been awarded a stock grant valued at $199 million by parent company Alphabet Inc. Bloomberg’s Matt Miller reports on “Bloomberg ‹GO›.”

Why Vancouver Housing is So Expensive and Why Oil Could Climb to $100

The world is flush with debt which could spark the next financial crisis. Meanwhile, proxy wars are coming. Here’s a look at why these two events could lead to mass suicides and dead bodies. And why oil could climb to $100.

Organs-on-a-Chip Shake Up Drug Testing

Our latest BWest series: Bioengineering the Senses. We take a closer look at tech on the frontiers of medical science. Today, we take a look at organs-on-a-chip under development at the Wyss Institute of Harvard University. Could this device speed up and improve the way new medicines are developed?

Millennials Priced Out of Cool U.S. Housing Markets

In today’s “Single Best Chart,” Bloomberg’s Brendan Greeley displays the surplus median income for millennials after buying a home in various U.S. cities. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

California Disastrous Drought: $10k fine for water wastage?

The Governor of drought-stricken California has called for a $10,000 fine for residents who waste water. This comes in addition to the existing penalty of $500 for serving water in bars and restaurants unless customers ask for it. RT’s Lindsay France reports.

Bionic Eyes Give Second Sight to the Blind

The blind can now see with the help of bionic eyes. In this edition of Wiring the World, Bloomberg’s Ramy Inocencio meets one man diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, an incurable form of eye decay, who sees his wife’s face, the ocean’s surf and fireworks for the first time.

The Cash Crop: Canadian Cannabis

In the latest episode of our Canadian Cannabis series, we take a look at how Canada is missing out on an economic windfall by continuing down a path of restrictive marijuana policies.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: The Money Behind the Fight

What makes the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match one of the most anticipated fights of all time? Money. Bloomberg crunches the numbers.

Bigger than the Dotcom Boom

This sector is not only bigger than the dotcom boom, and its not yet ready to pop. Find out how this new sector is forever changing the world as we know it.