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Jason Karaian

Jason Karaian
Jason Karaian is Senior Europe Correspondent for Quartz, based in London. He previously spent 10 years at The Economist Group, first at the European edition of CFO magazine writing about the financial aspects of business and later, as financial services editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit, covering the business aspects of finance. He also served as industries editor for The World In and wrote about everything from banks to bonds to basketball for The Economist. Before moving to London he was a macroeconomic analyst in Chicago, where he developed an affinity for data and statistics that he now uses to enrich—and demystify—stories about the business world.
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Corporate Execs Are Obsessed With Blockchain Because They Can’t Afford to Ignore it Anymore

From tech firms to banks to retailers and beyond, investors now expect execs to explain their companies’ positions on blockchain technology.

News

Volkswagen Admits Its Cheating Software Is in 11 Million Cars Worldwide

“We have totally screwed up.” That was the frank assessment of a Volkswagen executive in the U.S., coming clean about the German carmaker’s burgeoning emissions-cheating scandal.

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Europe Will Let Its Citizens Edit Google Search Results for Their Names

Instead of a mere conduit for information, Google and its ilk should be considered “controllers” of personal data, the European Court of Justice said.