Facebook cannot buy its way out of competition

THE Federal Trade Commission and more than 40 states filed an antitrust suit against Facebook on Wednesday, prompting the company and its defenders to argue that Silicon Valley's very way of doing business is under attack.


New York's commercial rents are far too high

WHAT'S getting in the way of a recovery for New York City's small businesses? Continued weak demand is surely the main factor. But the fact that commercial rents remain artificially inflated compounds the problem. More businesses could survive, more commercial spaces repurposed for other uses...