Jul.28 — Virgin Galactic Holdings says it’s ready to scale up the space flight program. It has already sold 600 tickets that can cost upwards of $250,000. But the company wants to make the trips affordable to more people. Chief Space Officer George Whitesides appears on “Bloomberg Markets.”
Month: July 2020
Jun.12 — William Li, founder and chief executive officer of NIO Inc., comments on the company’s share price and says his company will make a profit faster than Tesla. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Selina Wang. (In Mandarin with English translation.)
Apr.08 — Private aviation startups use technology to pair passengers with private pilots, semi-private flights and empty legs of private jets, but can Silicon Valley startups such as Blackbird, JetSuiteX and Jettly upend established players in the $25B market? Emily Chang reports on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Jul.23 — Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak says YouTube has for months allowed scammers to use his name and likeness as part of a phony bitcoin giveaway. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang.
Aug.06 — Om Malik, True Ventures partner, and Bloomberg’s Alistair Barr discuss Apple Inc.’s lagging sales in India with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Apr.21 — Brian Singerman, a partner at Founders Fund, discusses the firm’s investment strategy with Caroline Hyde on “Bloomberg Technology.” Techonomy CEO David Kirkpatrick also speaks.
Jul.20 — Sean Casey, vice president of business development at ATLAS Space Operations, discusses the launch of a Space Exploration Technologies Corp. Falcon 9 rocket on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Sep.13 — Brad Katsuyama, IEX Group Inc. chief executive officer and co-founder, discusses the exchange’s business model and its first listing with Interactive Brokers Group. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Mar.05 — James Anderson, partner and portfolio manager at Baillie Gifford & Co., talks about technology stocks including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tesla Inc. He also discusses initial public offerings in the U.S. with Ed Hammond on “Bloomberg Markets.”
Jul.13 — Tesla Inc. shares continued to climb Monday as investors take an optimistic view of the company on three fronts, including a potential inclusion into the S&P 500. Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”
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Jun.22 — The Bright Future for Batteries John Zahurancik, Fluence chief operating officer, Micheal Austin, BYD vice president of the Americas, and Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Logan Goldie-Scot weigh in on the bright future for batteries. They speak with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Oct.03 — Billionaire investor Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, discusses the responsibilities of social media and his views on Bitcoin with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in Los Angeles.
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