China dominates the world’s production and supply of rare earths – obscure elements that are vital for high tech manufacturing. The FT’s Jamie Smyth explains why this matters. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out our Community tab for more stories
Covid, Brexit, terrorism: the FT’s legal commentator David Allen Green offers a guided tour of the justifications and history behind legislation by decree. Written and narrated by David Allen Green, produced by Tom Hannen See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out
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“This is a remarkable development” – the FT’s David Allen Green explains the legal issues behind this potential constitutional crisis in his guided tour of the law See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out our Community tab for more stories or
To pump out its famous flavors like Half Baked and Cherry Garcia, Ben & Jerry’s Vermont plants run 24-7, operated by hundreds of workers and flavor gurus. Business Insider visited the St. Albans factory back in 2019 to see how these iconic pints flip their way to our freezers. MORE BIG BUSINESS VIDEOS: How Restaurants
United Airlines executive chairman Oscar Munoz explains why the airline industry can expect to see lots of furloughs and payroll cuts up to 50% “for some time.” Produced by John General Supervising Producer: Logan Whiteside #CNN #Business CNN Business brings you the latest news about the companies, personalities, and innovations that are driving business forward.
Boeing is an American institution. But one year after the grounding of the 737 Max, the company’s stock has fallen by almost 50% and its future is anything but certain. So what were Boeing’s failures in the aftermath of two tragedies in which the flawed plane crashed, killing 346 people, and can Boeing regain its
The Edge, in Amsterdam, is officially the greenest office building in the world. It’s also the testing ground for a radical, highly connected new way of working, where employees have no set workspaces and can dial in their individual climate and lighting preferences via an app. Businessweek’s Tom Randall got a first-hand look at the
For thousands of years, agarwood has been known as “The Wood of the Gods.” First-grade agarwood can cost as much as $100,000 per kilogram, making it one of the most expensive raw materials in the world. Aquilaria malaccensis is a tree native to the rainforests of southeast Asia. The healthy heartwood inside Aquilaria trees is
July 25 (Bloomberg) — Genuine Fakes Owner John Myatt, who was involved in the greatest art forgery of the 20th century, according to Scotland Yard, tells us how he did it. (Source: Bloomberg) –Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance.
The pandemic has put intense pressure on the flow of ships from Asia to the west. But FT Trade Secrets writer Thomas Hale says there could also be a far more long-lasting impact on the industry. ► To learn more, visit our website – https://tradesecrets.ft.com/ ► Watch more videos from this series here – https://bit.ly/2ZiDSqM
Building limousines is an elaborate and detailed process. Production begins with an ordinary car being sawed in half. Long steel beams connect the two sections before an outer frame is attached. Once complete, the interior is decked out with disco lights and leather upholstery so you are comfortable during your next party. Here’s an inside
Elon Musk was preparing to take Tesla public in June 2010. Ten years later, Tesla has become the most valuable car company in the world. Here’s what he told CNN about the future of the company on the day of Tesla’s IPO. This interview was originally conducted by CNN’s Poppy Harlow on June 29, 2010.
Bill Benter is the most successful gambler you’ve never heard of. After being banned from Vegas for beating the house at Blackjack, he turned to Hong Kong where he devised a system that could predict the horses. Around a billion dollars later, this is his story. Video by Tom Gibson #BWStorylines ——– Like this video?
May 13 (Bloomberg) — Jesse James Firearms Unlimited (JJFU) is the latest venture from the infamous biker and TV personality. Following the success of his custom motorcycle shop, West Coast Choppers, and a string of popular TV shows like Monster Garage, Jesse James is reconnecting with hands on work in his new, much smaller, business.
The COVID-19 crisis is changing the way future Coastguardsmen are trained at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, NJ. According to the Training Center’s Commanding Officer Capt. Kathy Felger, there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Training Center. Due to the crisis, the Coast Guard has implemented a 14-day “Restriction
Hand-harvested Icelandic sea salt could cost you more than 30 times the price of table salt. Housed in one of the most remote and coldest locations in the country, Saltverk salt factory produces 10 metric tons of salt each year. But there’s one other thing that’s unique about the way it’s processed: Everything is powered
By 2050 it’s estimated there’ll be over 6.5 billion people living in urban spaces, and vertical farming could play a growing role in feeding them. The farms use far less space, water, and transport than traditional methods of farming, although their power consumption is a constant challenge. Persis Love travels to Germany and the UK
The consumer movement against plastic food and beverage packaging is gathering momentum, and companies are beginning to respond. The FT’s Anna Gross takes a closer look at some of the more innovative products available, including reusable takeaway cups and compostable packaging. Meanwhile, as part of its sustainable strategy, food giant Nestlé is looking to create
Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. McCain is best known for his presidential bid against President Obama in 2008. During the election, McCain and Obama clashed on healthcare reform, the financial crisis, and foreign policy, but both candidates also showed mutual respect for each other. In one instance, McCain defended Obama
At the International Astronautical Congress, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled his ambitious plans for interplanetary travel. Afterwords he fielded some very strange questions from the audience…
Cuban cigars hold a reputation as the world’s most opulent tobacco product. A box of good quality Habanos can cost thousands of dollars. Every hand-rolled Cuban cigar goes through about 500 manual tasks from seed to cigar. But over the last 25 years, cigars made in other countries in the Caribbean and Central America have
Toms went from being valued at $625 million to having massive debt. Blake Mycoskie started the company to help people with its “One for One” donation model. However, Toms had trouble growing beyond its original product and branding. MORE RISE AND FALL: The Rise And Fall Of Harley-Davidson The Rise And Fall Of Hummer The
On our a recent trip to Fiji, Tony Robbins took us on a private tour of his massive beachfront mansion. Robbins recently hosted the winners of the Shopify Build a Bigger Business competition at his Fiji resort, Namale, where he invited Business Insider senior strategy reporter Richard Feloni for an inside look at the 525-acre
Business Insider spoke to Jody Shield, a meditation guru and author, about techniques to relieve stress. She explained her “tapping” exercise, which she uses to “tap on the feelings of being overwhelmed and stressed out.” The exercise consists of a series of tapping movements on various parts of the body to be done while repeating
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund has been impossible to ignore since its inception, pumping billions upon billions of dollars into tech companies like WeWork and Uber. Now, a string of high-profile losses and the coronavirus pandemic have put the fund deeply in the red. Bloomberg journalists Pavel Alpeyev, Sarah McBride and Tim Culpan break