Beyond the controversy: what impact will China’s Belt and Road initiative have? | FT Trade Secrets

Launched in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative will establish a modern-day Silk Road, linking 30% of the global economy and 34% of the world’s population. Watch as we decode the most ambitious infrastructure project in history and reveal the new trade partnerships China is making in Asia and beyond. ► To learn more, visit … Read more Beyond the controversy: what impact will China’s Belt and Road initiative have? | FT Trade Secrets

Why winning the new space race is so important for the USA

Saturday morning’s SpaceX launch will be a momentous occasion for the history of spaceflight. Not necessarily because of the technological achievement, but rather because it marks the start of a whole new space race. This time, global superpowers are not proving to each other the superiority of their economic system. Instead, private companies are working … Read more Why winning the new space race is so important for the USA

Henrik von Eckermann & Mary Lou’s extraordinary Partnership | Partnership Journeys

Henrik von Eckermann & Mary Lou’s is one of the most exciting and consistent Partnerships in recent years. Let’s take a look back at some of their biggest moments in the sport. The partnership journey of the Swedish showjumping rider and his trusty Mary Lou started back in the World Cup season 2016/2017 and featured … Read more Henrik von Eckermann & Mary Lou’s extraordinary Partnership | Partnership Journeys

“Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief

Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the 1st Session of ECOSOC 2020 Operational Activities for Development Segment. “The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review is an opportunity to focus on critical policy issues that require special attention by the UN development system. The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review can look deeply into … Read more “Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief

IBM CEO Krishna on AI, Cloud Computing, Partnerships

May.05 — IBM Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna discusses the launch of the company’s new artificial intelligence and cloud-computing products, and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the flow of global data. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.

Pence Tours Mayo Clinic Without a Face Mask

Vice President Mike Pence praised innovations to combat the coronavirus pandemic at the Mayo Clinic Tuesday, while failing to comply with the hospital’s mandatory masking policy. During the tour of the campus in Rochester Minnesota, Pence appeared to be the only person not wearing a face mask. While everyone else dawned the personal protective equipment, … Read more Pence Tours Mayo Clinic Without a Face Mask

Design through partnership | Professor Fiona Denison | AMSlive

How can we bring together medical staff with engineers and designers to create better health devices and systems? Professor Fiona Denison explains her own story of unconventional partnerships in medicine, from the birthing ward in Glasgow to the tech design studio, and the value of interdisciplinary teams in medicine to create new ideas. In her … Read more Design through partnership | Professor Fiona Denison | AMSlive

Business Secretary: 4,200 coronavirus loans granted out of 300,000

Business Secretary Alok Sharma admitted only 4,200 applications have been granted despite a backlog of 300,000 applications for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme. He said he is working with lenders as quickly as possible to deliver funding to businesses hit by the #coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to Sky’s Sophy Ridge, he highlighted partnerships with businesses … Read more Business Secretary: 4,200 coronavirus loans granted out of 300,000

“Shocking” Difference Between PS5 & Xbox Series X – Inside Gaming Roundup

Ahhh, these stories never get old. Buy our shirt! https://is.gd/u3xCtA Follow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/briangaar http://twitter.com/doplextv http://twitter.com/RT_Ben http://twitter.com/InsideGaming SOURCES [Eurogamer] PlayStation 5 vs Xbox Series X specs: CPU, GPU, storage and more compared https://bit.ly/3dBtdfy [Twitter] @CJGrannell https://bit.ly/2ydYyVD [WCCFTech] Schreier: Multiple Devs Are Telling Me PS5 Is Superior to Xbox Series X in Several Ways Despite … Read more “Shocking” Difference Between PS5 & Xbox Series X – Inside Gaming Roundup

Cyber Security Is a Legitimate Concern as Americans Start To Work From Home, Says Expert

Mar.11 — Jamil Jaffer, IronNet senior vice president for strategy, partnerships and corporate development, discusses cyber security concerns as Americans begin to work from home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang.

PNH: When blood machinery goes wrong

In paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH), the immune system mistakes red blood cells for dangerous invaders and attacks them. This life-threatening disease is triggered by a fault in the body’s blood-making machinery, and although therapies are available, researchers are still working on improving treatments. This Nature Video is editorially independent. It is produced with third party … Read more PNH: When blood machinery goes wrong

Why Carmakers Can’t Go it Alone With Electric Vehicles

Feb.20 — Traditional automakers are ramping up their electric vehicle offerings, but to succeed in the space, they are forced to come together by helping each other meet the costs of development and production of EV technology. Bloomberg’s Alix Steel takes a look at some of the notable partnerships in “EVs: On the Brink of … Read more Why Carmakers Can’t Go it Alone With Electric Vehicles

What the Coronavirus Means for Pandemic Bonds

Subscribe to Odd Lots on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1te7oSFyRVekxMBJUSethH Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/odd-lots/id1056200096?mt=2 Back in 2017, the World Bank issued the world’s first pandemic bonds. The bonds are meant to shift some of the financial risk of a global pandemic on to investors, but they’ve been criticized for having ’triggers’ that are too tough to generate payouts. Now, … Read more What the Coronavirus Means for Pandemic Bonds