November 27, 2020
Home Archive by category Billionaires
Billionaires Breaking breaking-news Business ForbesWomen Healthcare Innovation Leadership Policy Technology

Scotland Will Be The First Country To Make Period Products Free

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Scotland will be the first nation to make tampons and pads free for anyone in need after parliament unanimously passed the legislation Tuesday. First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon on February 27. Getty Images Key Facts Under the bill, the Scottish government will create a nationwide program to make the
/worlds-billionaires Asia Billionaires Business entrepreneurs Innovation Leadership Money Small Business Technology Transportation

Hyundai’s Hydrogen Car Ambitions Get A Boost From British Billionaire’s Chemical Giant

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Euisun Chung, chairman of Hyundai Motor Co. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Hyundai Motor struck a deal with European chemical giant Ineos to explore joint development of hydrogen technology—giving a boost to the South Korea car giant’s ambitions in zero-emission vehicles. Ineos, which is run by founder and British billionaire
Billionaires Breaking breaking-news Business Policy

Sen. Feinstein Will Step Aside As The Leading Democrat On Senate Judiciary Committee

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Monday announced she will not seek the chair or ranking member position for the next Senate Judiciary Committee, after four years as the leading Democrat and recent criticism and calls to step down. Sen. Dianne Feinstein at a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Amy
/worlds-billionaires Billionaires Business Editors' Pick Innovation Media Technology

Elon Musk Nearly $14 Billion Richer This Week After Tesla Was Admitted To The S&P 500

THE CHANGING FORTUNES OF THE WORLD’S RICHEST I t’s been a very good week for Elon Musk. Not only did his SpaceX successfully send four NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in its first operational mission on Sunday, but S&P Global announced on Tuesday that Tesla would be admitted to the S&P 500 index. Tesla, which had been snubbed by the index earlier
Billionaires Breaking breaking-news Business Coronavirus Healthcare Innovation Technology

Coronavirus Immunity May Last For At Least Six Months, Oxford Study Finds

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline People who contract coronavirus are “highly unlikely” to get the virus again for at least six months, according to a new study from the University of Oxford, pointing to a potential breakthrough in research on Covid-19 immunity after more than 57 million people have had coronavirus since the start of the
Billionaires Breaking breaking-news Business Coronavirus Healthcare Innovation Technology

Europe Finally Sees Coronavirus Case Decrease, WHO Reports

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Dr. Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization’s European director, said at a press conference Thursday that the number of new coronavirus cases in Europe has decreased for the first time in months, signaling that the lockdown orders and restrictions in many countries may be helping to slow the spread though cases
/worlds-billionaires Billionaires Business Editors' Pick Energy Investing Markets Money Real Estate Top Advisor/SHOOK

Billionaire Sam Zell Talks Trump, SPACs, And Interest Rates In Forbes Q+A

Zell in 2019. Getty Images Sam Zell is one of the legendary investors of his generation, known for his love of dealmaking, gold chains, and telling it like it is. The title of his 2017 autobiography borrows his favorite phrase: “Am I Being Too Subtle?” Real estate has long been Zell’s dominion, and he scored a giant win in 2007 with the sale of the REIT he built, Equity
/worlds-billionaires Asia Billionaires Business Consumer Tech Editors' Pick Innovation Leadership Money

Huawei Sells Honor Unit ‘To Ensure Its Own Survival,’ But Loses Smartphone Synergy

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin A Huawei Honor store is pictured on November 11, 2020 in Yichang, Hubei Province of China. Liu Junfeng/VCG via Getty Images Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant once ranked as the world’s largest smartphone maker and increasingly squeezed by Washington, announced Tuesday that it would sell its budget handset brand Honor to
/worlds-billionaires Billionaires Business Cloud Editors' Pick Enterprise Tech Innovation Venture Capital

Airbnb’s Cofounders Own Nearly 42% Of Covid-Dented Business, IPO Filing Shows

Airbnb's Founders -- Chief Product Officer Joe Gebbia, CTO Nathan Blecharczyk and CEO Brian Chesky -- will hold a 42% stake in the company when it goes public. getty During a year when global travel has all but stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Airbnb’s losses have soared despite efforts to keep its business afloat. As it heads toward one of the largest IPOs of 2020,