Deborah DSouza

Deborah DSouza

Deborah D’Souza is an independent journalist who grew up in Pune, India and earned a master’s degree in social anthropology at Oxford University in England, and a master's degree in journalism at Columbia University in New York City. She has worked on independent documentaries for cable television, and she has written for Psychology Today, City and State, DNA, Vice News and She is passionate about politics, behavioral economics, and social sciences. 

  1. Laws & Regulations

    Amazon Has to Fear Marketplace Legislation, Not Internet Sales Taxes

    The Trump administration supports a nationwide Internet sales tax, but for Amazon the main fight is elsewhere.
  2. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Sold for Free at Japanese Exchange Due to Glitch

    One user reportedly bought bitcoin valued at 2,200 trillion yen ($20 trillion) for nothing and then attempted to sell it. ...
  3. Crime & Fraud

    Punjab National Bank $1.8B Fraud Raises Questions About SWIFT Security

    SWIFT is the financial messaging system at the center of the greatest banking heist in Indian history.
  4. People

    Jeweler Accused in $1.8B Banking Fraud in India May Have Fled the Country

    Modi and his relatives have been accused of swindling $1.8 billion (114 billion rupees) from the Punjab National Bank, India's ...
  5. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Tumbles After India Promises to "Eliminate" Use of Cryptocurrencies in the "Payment System"

    The price of bitcoin fell below $10,000 early Thursday morning after Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the government ...
  6. Tech

    Big Tech Spent Record Amounts on Lobbying Under Trump

    Last year, tech giants spent record amounts on lobbying as the threat of regulations grew.
  7. Laws & Regulations

    MiFID II

    MiFID II, a legislative framework instituted by the European Union to regulate financial markets and replace MiFID, was rolled ...
  8. Tech

    Netflix Is Obsessed With Binge Watching and It's a Problem

    Recently the streaming platform had a minor PR crisis when its Twitter account mocked users' viewing habits. But things could ...
  9. Laws & Regulations

    Does Net Neutrality Stifle Investment and Innovation?

    FCC chair Ajit Pai argues net neutrality has curbed investment, but does it?
  10. People

    Bill Gates Lists the Best Books He Read in 2017

    The 62-year-old technologist, investor and philanthropist reads around 50 books a year, and every December he lists his favorites ...
  11. Personal Finance

    Thanksgiving Dinner Should Cost Less Than $5 Per Person This Year

    Cheaper turkey translates to the cheapest Thanksgiving dinner in five years.
  12. High Net Worth Strategy

    Paradise Papers

    The Paradise Papers are leaked documents that pulled back the curtain on the offshore activities of companies and wealthy ...
  13. Stocks

    Tesla Signs Deal to Build Wholly Owned Plant in Shanghai

    Electric car manufacturer Tesla has signed a deal with Shanghai to set up a manufacturing plant in the city's free-trade ...
  14. Stocks

    Celgene's $710 Million Bad Bet Drags Shares Lower

    Celgene Corporation said Thursday it will be abandoning its Crohn's disease therapy GED-0301.
  15. Stocks

    Gilead Shares Jump After FDA Approves Lymphoma Drug

    Gilead Sciences' (GILD) $11.9 billion acquisition of Kite Pharma is paying off.