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Designing better businesses for a post-COVID world

Good morning. The collision of COVID and a business technology revolution has given new urgency to the role of design in business. Companies are reinventing themselves, out of necessity and opportunity. And the process of reinvention requires a kind of creativity that isn’t often taught in business school. That’s why Fortune created Brainstorm...

Will you need a COVID-19 vaccine to fly? One airline says yes

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Now that a COVID-19 vaccine is finally in sight, governments, employers, schools, and service providers are debating whether or not to mandate compulsory jabs. One airline carrier is taking a stand on the matter....

Chinese scientists say they’ve achieved a quantum computing breakthrough

Chinese scientists claim to have built a quantum computer that is able to perform certain computations nearly 100 trillion times faster than the world’s most advanced supercomputer, representing the first milestone in the country’s efforts to develop the technology. The researchers have built a quantum computer prototype that is able to detect up...

Anthony Fauci tones down earlier criticism of U.K.’s Pfizer vaccine approval

Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease specialist, slammed the U.K.’s drug regulator, saying that it rushed to clear the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE. The U.K. watchdog, called the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, said Wednesday that it had approved the Pfizer vaccine. That means...

Pfizer’s vaccine setback spoils Wall Street’s bullish mood

This is the web version of Bull Sheet, a no-nonsense daily newsletter on what’s happening in the markets. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. Good evening, Bull Sheeters. This is Fortune finance reporter Rey Mashayekhi, filling in this week for Bernhard with a special PM edition of the newsletter. Positive data around...

COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort targeted by hackers

IBM security researchers say they have detected a cyberespionage effort using targeted phishing emails to try to collect vital information on the World Health Organization’s initiative for distributing COVID-19 vaccine to developing countries. The researchers said they could not be sure who was behind the campaign, which began in September,...

The pandemic accelerated the world’s digital transformation—but Europe is still ‘lagging behind’

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. The coronavirus pandemic is forcing companies across the globe to get serious about “digital transformation.” The term has been a popular corporate buzz phrase for at least a decade. But it has meant...

Congress should legalize cannabis now—for the economy and for social justice

Over the course of 2020, Congress has at times acted quickly to stop the hemorrhaging of American jobs lost to the pandemic fallout. And at other times, including now, Congress has fiddled over the contents of massive relief packages. One thing is certain: As cases continue to surge nationwide, American families facing grave uncertainty have found little...

Odds of a second $1,200 stimulus check continue to fall

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. For the millions of Americans waiting on another stimulus check this winter, the news isn’t good: Those $1,200 checks may not be coming. On Tuesday, a group of bipartisan senators including Republican...

On cloud nine: Why these cloud security stocks are soaring

It’s a good day to be in the cloud. Cloud and cybersecurity stocks like CrowdStrike, Okta, and Zscaler are soaring on Thursday after the trio reported booming earnings amid a pandemic that has accelerated businesses’ shift to the cloud and remote work. On Thursday CrowdStrike was trading nearly 14% higher in afternoon trading,...

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