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Alibaba IPO: Jack Ma's Original Sales Pitch in 1999

Alibaba IPO: Jack Ma's Original Sales Pitch in 1999

Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- In this clip from 1999, Jack Ma delivers a speech to 17 friends in his apartment to introduce Alibaba and lay out his plan to compete with ...

4 лет назад
My First Line of Code: Linus Torvalds

My First Line of Code: Linus Torvalds

June 16 -- Linus Torvalds, who is known for developing the Linux kernel, talks to Bloomberg about his first line of code.

3 лет назад
Tesla's Solar Roof Is Cheaper Than Expected

Tesla's Solar Roof Is Cheaper Than Expected

Tesla will begin delivering its first solar roof tiles this summer at a price point that could expand the U.S. solar market. Bloomberg's Tom Randall explains how the ...

2 лет назад
How Toyota Changed The Way We Make Things

How Toyota Changed The Way We Make Things

The Japanese Car Company is a corporate behemoth - but it's done much more than just give us Corollas or Land Cruisers. It's changed the way the world ...

4 месяцев назад
How Singapore Fixed Its Housing Problem

How Singapore Fixed Its Housing Problem

Singapore had a severe housing shortage decades ago. But it developed one of the world's best public housing programs, which has also allowed a huge ...

3 месяцев назад
Steve Wozniak Debunks One of Apple's Biggest Myths

Steve Wozniak Debunks One of Apple's Biggest Myths

Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) –- For its 85th anniversary, Bloomberg Businessweek chronicles the most disruptive ideas of the past 85 years. In 1976, The Apple 1 ...

4 лет назад
DiCaprio: Couldn't Believe 'Wolf' Belfort Survived

DiCaprio: Couldn't Believe 'Wolf' Belfort Survived

Charlie Rose talks to Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio about his film "The Wolf of Wall Street." The actor reveals what he learned from conman Jordan Belfort ...

5 лет назад
Polygraph Expert Shows How to Beat a Lie Detector Test

Polygraph Expert Shows How to Beat a Lie Detector Test

Doug Williams is a former Oklahoma City detective sergeant. As an officer in the department's internal affairs and polygraph unit, he conducted thousands of ...

3 лет назад
How a U.S. Nuclear Strike Actually Works

How a U.S. Nuclear Strike Actually Works

What would happen if the president of the United States wanted to launch a nuclear weapon? Here are the steps the commander-in-chief would need to take.

10 месяцев назад
Tony Robbins on the Best Piece of Advice He Ever Got

Tony Robbins on the Best Piece of Advice He Ever Got

Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Entrepreneur, Author and Peak Performance Strategist Tony Robbins discusses the best piece of advice he's ever received and his ...

4 лет назад
Electric Cars Could Wreak Havoc on Oil Markets Within a Decade

Electric Cars Could Wreak Havoc on Oil Markets Within a Decade

There are more than one billion cars on the road worldwide today, and only one tenth of one percent of them have a plug. OPEC contends that even in the year ...

3 лет назад
Oprah Winfrey Says This Is the Best Advice She Ever Heard

Oprah Winfrey Says This Is the Best Advice She Ever Heard

Mar.01 -- Oprah Winfrey reveals what the poet Maya Angelou told her about creating a legacy and understanding the value of what one leaves behind.

2 лет назад
How Portugal Ended Its War on Drugs

How Portugal Ended Its War on Drugs

Back in the 1990s, Portugal faced a heroin crisis. Most people knew someone affected by the lethal drug. Just two decades later, the country has one of the ...

7 месяцев назад
Rwanda’s Capital is Attracting Tourists

Rwanda’s Capital is Attracting Tourists

Rwanda's capital is rapidly building a reputation as a tourist hot spot. With low crime, spotlessly clean streets and a friendly attitude, Kigali is pulling in travelers ...

5 месяцев назад
Meet the 26-Year-Old Hacker Who Built a Self-Driving Car... in His Garage

Meet the 26-Year-Old Hacker Who Built a Self-Driving Car... in His Garage

George Hotz, the first person to hack the iPhone, says he built a self-driving car in a month. How did he do it? Bloomberg's Ashlee Vance went to Hotz's home to ...

3 лет назад
Driving a Ford Model T Is a Lot Harder Than You'd Think! We Tried It

Driving a Ford Model T Is a Lot Harder Than You'd Think! We Tried It

Starting in 1908, Henry Ford sold his novel Model T cars as the first to be really accessible to the masses. What's more, he marketed them as easy to handle for ...

3 лет назад
Berlin is Becoming a Sponge City

Berlin is Becoming a Sponge City

Berlin is becoming a "Sponge City" designed to tackle two issues - heat and flooding - by imitating nature. Video by Gloria Kurnik ...

1 лет назад
Inside a High-Security Ebola Isolation Chamber

Inside a High-Security Ebola Isolation Chamber

Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) – A UN employee who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone is being treated at the Begin hospital, near Paris. The same hospital ...

4 лет назад
The Tech That Could Fix One of Wind Power's Biggest Problems

The Tech That Could Fix One of Wind Power's Biggest Problems

Hello World's Ashlee Vance paid a recent visit to Iceland's capital city of Reykjavik to see the next part of the green energy story. He found a start-up called ...

2 лет назад
How New York Got Its Skyline

How New York Got Its Skyline

Why do so many of New York's older skyscrapers have a similar design? The answer can be traced back to a monumental 1916 zoning law, which established ...

6 месяцев назад
Here's Where the Juice That Powers Batteries Comes From

Here's Where the Juice That Powers Batteries Comes From

Ashlee Vance explores lithium mining in Chile's Atacama Desert. Watch the full episode of 'Hello World: Chile': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii1aMY-vU70 ...

2 лет назад
How Grain Makes Wooden Surfboards

How Grain Makes Wooden Surfboards

In this episode of Bloomberg Pursuits' MADE series we visit a shop in York, Maine. Grain Surfboards are built through an additive process that has much in ...

12 месяцев назад
The Painstaking Art of Luxury Watchmaking

The Painstaking Art of Luxury Watchmaking

The Swiss watch brand Arnold & Son builds all its own movements and tools in-house and from scratch. Each timepiece is a painstaking work of art that takes ...

2 лет назад
A Five-Minute Lesson in Manhood With Nick Offerman

A Five-Minute Lesson in Manhood With Nick Offerman

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Businessweek's Sam Grobart sits down with Nick Offerman, star of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" and the author of Paddle ...

5 лет назад
How Bespoke Italian Leather Shoes Are Made

How Bespoke Italian Leather Shoes Are Made

In a small workshop in Florence, Saskia Wittmer crafts leather shoes that are as unique as each customer. MADE is a series of simple, lovely short films that ...

12 месяцев назад
At 88rising, East Meets West, One Viral Hit at a Time

At 88rising, East Meets West, One Viral Hit at a Time

Combining elements of Asian and Western culture. 88rising is a young entertainment company hoping to build a lasting, global brand that will outlive singular ...

1 лет назад
The Complete History of Chipotle, in 3 Minutes

The Complete History of Chipotle, in 3 Minutes

Chipotle was founded in Denver in 1993 and grew to be one of the most successful fast-food companies ever. This video explains how Chipotle founder Steve ...

3 лет назад
The Last Baseball-Glove Maker in America

The Last Baseball-Glove Maker in America

Nokona baseball gloves are made in Nocona, Texas using a number of different leathers including kangaroo, cowhide and buffalo. From hot stamping, to ...

3 месяцев назад
WTF Is an ETF?

WTF Is an ETF?

Mar 7 -- There are now over 6000 ETFs on 60 exchanges and ETFs exist for everything from corporate bonds to gold bars to oil futures. Like the USB port or a ...

3 лет назад
Why 2016 Could Be a Turning Point the Energy Revolution

Why 2016 Could Be a Turning Point the Energy Revolution

Coal, nuclear, natural gas, renewables, and oil are all going head-to-head for dominance of the energy market - will we see a shift in the balance of power next ...

3 лет назад
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