Kenya has led Africa’s innovative and revolutionary embrace of mobile telephones, and the country’s technology sector has grown faster than all others in east Africa’s regional economic hub. Bob Collymore, chief executive of Safaricom, parent company of the mobile payment system M-Pesa, talks to Katrina Manson, east Africa correspondent. For more video content from the
In the small town of Nürburg, Germany sits the legendary race track they call “The Green Hell”. It’s the Nürburgring. Between its terrifying twists, blind corners and drops, the Nürburgring remains the ultimate driver’s challenge. The Nürburgring is an iconic 93-year-old, 13-mile race track, and arguably the world’s most dangerous. The Nürburgring is actually composed
June 8 — Gary Leffew is a world-champion bull rider who has been training the top competitors in the field for over three decades. For a small fee, amateur riders can spend a weekend learning from Leffew and his team and see how they fare on top of an angry, one-ton beast. (Video by Zach
CULVER CITY, California — We recently spent a day on the set of the iconic game show “Jeopardy!.” Alex Trebek joined the show as its host in 1984. Trebek and his staff invited Business Insider to be a fly on the wall during one of the show’s production days. “Jeopardy!” is filmed on a soundstage
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Aggressive, tenacious and litigious Paul Singer may be the most feared investor in the world — by hedge fund rivals, companies and even countries. This is how he made billions through activist investing.
General Electric is fighting back after the company was accused of fraud and its stock experienced its worst one-day percentage drop since April 2008. Harry Markopolos, who is famous for blowing the whistle on Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme in 2008, accused GE of orchestrating a massive fraud. #CNNBusiness
Charlie Hall invented the waterbed in the late 60s, at San Francisco State University. After their heyday, waterbeds developed a stigma and sales declined. Hall’s new company, Hall Flotation, aims to bring them back — and it puts an emphasis on comfort. Following is a transcript of the video: Announcer: Wouldn’t you rather spend your
Critics fear the Hong Kong government’s extradition bill would allow China to seize suspects in the territory to face trial on the mainland. The FT’s Asia Editor Jamil Anderlini explains why so many people took to the streets on Sunday to protest. Read more at https://on.ft.com/2VLufvl ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT ► Listen to
We got an inside look at the United States Marine Corps’ intense 13-week basic training program. Senior video correspondent Graham Flanagan spent five days at the Marine Corps Recruit Training Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, where he observed different companies at various stages of training. Recruits endure a series of intense physical challenges such
► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Cycling as a mode of transport is having a renaissance, and in the UK, Brompton Bicycle, the maker of the foldable bike, has benefited from this surge in interest. Tanya Powley reports on why the product has proved so popular. ► FT Technology News: http://bit.ly/1LNlR4g ►
Love him or hate him, Softbank’s Masayoshi Son is shaking up Silicon Valley and global investing. He once lost more money than anyone has ever lost in history, but has since recovered to make some of the world’s most successful tech investments. Video by Robin Fall
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► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM Norway has become a global leader in electric cars but rapid progress presents challenges such as when to withdraw subsidies. Richard Milne reports from the world’s largest charging station on a country that shows how an electric future might look. Filmed by Richard Milne. Produced and edited by Paolo
Conde guitars have been inspiring artists from Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan. They are made in a humble basement workshop in Madrid by a third generation of artisans. Video by Gloria Kurnik and Leila Hussain MADE is a Bloomberg Digital Original series focusing on craftspeople and their premium wares, all made the hard way.
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Warren Buffett is the third richest person in the world, but he lives a modest life. He drinks five cokes a day and even eats McDonald’s for breakfast. The CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway donates billions to charities. He still lives in the house he bought in the 1950s, which is now worth over
For a long time it’s been said “fusion is the energy of the future. And always will be”. But now, with an influx of private investment, fusion startups are in the race for the holy grail of energy – limitless, clean power. A company based in Oxford, U.K. believes they’re close. #BloombergGiantLeap #Science #Technology ——–
Seattle-based startup VICIS has designed a new helmet that can reduce the impact of blows to the head. Can it make football safer?
At $25 per pound, macadamia nuts are the world’s most expensive nuts.The nuts keep breaking price records every year. Macadamia trees take 7 to 10 years to begin producing nuts, and the nuts can only be harvested a few times a year. Although the demand for the nuts has largely outpaced the supply, exporters worry
Technology giants are creating thousands of new millionaires as they list on the stock exchange through much-hyped IPOs. FT tech correspondent Hannah Murphy meets residents struggling to keep up as the city’s wealth gap widens. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT ► Listen to our podcasts: https://www.ft.com/podcasts Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fincancialtimes Check us out
We went to one of the 36 Jollibee locations in the US to see why the Filipino fast-food chain is so popular. Following is a transcript of the video: Going to the Jollibee yeah! Hey, what’s going on? Can I do an Aloha burger, the Chickenjoy spicy, the rice and gravy side, and then can