We use social media documents our lives. But what happens to your posts, pictures and tweets when you die? CNN Tech Correspondent and “Mostly Human” host Laurie Segall explains what happens to your accounts when you’re no longer around.
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
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
With $3.6 trillion in assets indexed to it, the S&P 500 is one of the most important indices in the world. It’s a reflection of the US large cap stock space. But how is it actually constructed? FT data journalist Brooke Fox breaks it down. ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on
It’s been 10 years since Stephen Colbert ripped into President George W. Bush and the media at the 2006 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Watch how, in Colbert style, he held no punches.
►Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Rohit Jaggi, the resident aviation columnist at the Financial Times, takes to the sky aboard a King Air 350i test flight. The King Air 350i, the latest model to come out of the Hawker Beechcraft stable, is shipped with PT6 turbine engines complete with front mounted propellers.
The New York Knicks are valued at $3.6 billion, the highest valued team in the NBA for 3 straight years. But the basketball team has posted 5 straight losing seasons. The franchise gets its value off the court from fixed revenues from Madison Square Garden and TV revenue. Following is a transcription of the video: Narrator:
CNN’s Jon Sarlin explains why companies panic when Amazon enters their markets and what unexpected opportunities that can bring.
Nov.23 — PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi discusses the concept of “having it all” with David Rubenstein on the sixth episode of “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.”
About a fifth of the global bond market trades at negative yields. FT statistics journalist Federica Cocco explains why, and what the attraction is for investors. 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
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
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
The UK must this year borrow £131bn to repay its old debts and meet the day-to-day costs of running the nation. But with the country reliant on international owners of its debt, Elaine Moore asks: can it continue to attract foreign investors? ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content
The most expensive whiskey is not always necessarily the best. Whiskey expert Tommy Tardie, owner and operator of Fine & Rare and The Flatiron Room, says “there’s no best whiskey, it’s really just based on your palette.” Here are some of his favorites that you can buy for under $50. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on
Johnny Matheny is the first person to attach a mind-controlled prosthetic limb directly to his skeleton. After losing his arm to cancer in 2008, Johnny signed up for a number of experimental surgeries to prepare himself to use a DARPA-funded prosthetic prototype. The Modular Prosthetic Limb, developed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, allows
The FT’s US finance editor Robert Armstrong looks at the way low interest rates have hit four different companies since the financial crisis – Visa, JPMorgan, Comerica and E-Trade ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy. ► Listen to our podcasts: https://www.ft.com/podcasts ► Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/financialtimes
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
Larry Summers proposed eliminating high denomination currency to help curb illegal cash transfers. Bloomberg looks at how this would impact a $1 million handoff. Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg Business on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Watch Bloomberg TV live at http://www.bloomberg.com/live
In the mid-20th century we began launching satellites into space that would help us determine the exact circumference of the Earth: 40,030 km. But over 2000 years earlier, a man in Ancient Greece came up with nearly the exact same figure using just a stick and his brain. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs
► 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 ►
Carillion, one of the UK government’s biggest contractors, has collapsed, threatening the jobs of more than 43,000 employees as well as hundreds of subcontractors and smaller businesses. Lex’s deputy editor Jonathan Eley looks at the reasons behind the liquidation ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For
Juicy Couture went from being beloved by celebrities like Paris Hilton to being sold at discount retailer Kohl’s. While the brand dominated the early 2000s with its tracksuits, accessories, and perfume lines, it quickly lost its value following the Great Recession. MORE RISE AND FALL: The Rise And Fall Of BlackBerry The Rise And Fall
Cambridge may be home to one of the world’s most revered universities but there’s much more to this historic English town. With the picturesque River Cam running through its centre, Cambridge is as beautiful and it is fascinating. New restaurants and bars have invigorated its food scene, offering a blend of creativity and tradition. Welcome
► Take our survey and tell us what you like about our YouTube channel and would like to see more of: https://bit.ly/33SJ8AI The FT’s Benjamin Parkin explains what’s behind India’s banking crisis and why it could spread to the real economy ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy. ► Listen