Mark Zuckerberg Appears Before Congress, T-Mobile, Sprint Ponder Merger

  • GOLDEN BOY NO MORE: The biggest news in business this week was that Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, appeared before Congress for the first time. The Economist breaks down what to make of his testimony. 
  • MOBILE MERGER: Somehow T-Mobile and Sprint are still trying to work out a deal, despite the Federal Trade Commission previously shutting the acquisition down, Markets Insider reports. 
  • THERANOS IS DONE: Theranos, the biotech company that never really made anything, despite claiming to, has fired the remainder of its staff, the Wall Street Journal reports. 
  • MAJORITY MINORITY: Black men are grappling with their identity as a racial minority and a gender majority, according to Harvard Business Review
  • ZITS AND WEALTH: Good skin can be a signifier of wealth. Racked breaks this down in their new Acne Issue. 
  • TRADE TRIBULATIONS: Want to go deep on the ongoing trade tensions between China and the United States? Bloomberg Businessweek has an awesome, detailed read on the unintended consequences of a trade war.  

- Alicia McElhaney / She Spends Issue #49

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